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Mortgages

IT shutdown stops TSB offering new mortgages to existing customers

TSB has stopped accepting new mortgage applications for fixed deals from existing customers for up to six weeks

29 March 2018

Halifax wrongly marks mortgage payments as late in five-year credit file blunder

One of the UK's biggest mortgage brands mistakenly flagged some borrowers' payments as late

22 March 2018

Warning - if the state helps pay your mortgage interest, act now or it'll be stopped

More than 90% of homeowners who are part of the Support for Mortgage Interest scheme face losing up to £5,000 a year

20 March 2018

Due to remortgage? Act now as rates are predicted to rise

If you're considering getting a fixed mortgage deal you need to act quickly as rates are expected to rise

16 February 2018

If you've got an interest-only mortgage check your repayment plan now

A 'significant number' of homeowners on interest-only mortgages are at risk of struggling to repay, the FCA has warned.

30 January 2018

Autumn Budget 2017: Stamp duty axed for most first-time buyers

Stamp duty has been abolished with immediate effect for first-time buyers purchasing properties costing under £300,000

22 November 2017

UK interest rates rise latest - what banks are doing

The Bank of England on Thursday raised interest rates from 0.25% to 0.5% - the first rate rise in over a decade

2 November 2017

Consumer borrowing slows following Bank of England warnings

Borrowing by consumers on credit cards, loans and overdrafts is slowing down, according to latest figures

26 September 2017

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland to pay customers £283 million compensation over mortgage arrears

Almost 600,000 Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers are in line for payouts totalling £283 million

27 July 2017

Skipton launching new 0.99% two-year fixed rate mortgage

Skipton BS is launching a two-year fixed-rate mortgage at 0.99% if you're borrowing 60% of your home's value

12 July 2017

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