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Remortgaging

Got a mortgage rate locked in that hasn't started yet? Check now if you can get a cheaper one

If you've locked in a fixed mortgage deal that can now be beaten, check if you can switch penalty-free.

22 November 2022

Need a new mortgage? Staying with your existing lender may now be cheaper than switching to a different one

We look at the difference between 'sticking or twisting', and why the balance between the two has shifted.

15 November 2022

Cheapest fixed mortgage deals dip below 5% – the lowest rate in a month

Homebuyers and remortgagers can now take out a five-year fixed deal that charges less than 5% interest.

14 November 2022

Latest on mortgage rates – fixed rates start to fall, despite another Bank of England base rate rise

The cost of fixed-rate mortgage deals has started to fall, despite the Bank of England's base rate rise last week.

8 November 2022

Mortgage lenders now letting existing borrowers lock in today's rates SIX MONTHS early – does yours?

Several major lenders have increased how far in advance existing borrowers can lock in a new mortgage deal as interest rates rise. It comes as many homeowners look to start the process of lining up a new mortgage earlier than usual, hoping to get a cheaper deal and stay ahead of future rate hikes after the base rate hit 2.25% in September.

14 October 2022

MSE pressure forces broker Tembo to remove ads encouraging people to pay off student loans by remortgaging

Mortgage broker Tembo has taken down misleading online adverts encouraging people to remortgage to repay their student loans after pressure from MoneySavingExpert.com.

12 May 2022

Homeowners could switch to a cheaper mortgage more easily as lending rules are set to be relaxed

Tens of thousands of mortgage prisoners are now one step closer to being freed, after the financial regulator began consulting on relaxing mortgage affordability rules, in an important step forward for MoneySavingExpert.com's long-running campaign.

26 March 2019

Regulator under fire for lack of 'urgency' on mortgage prisoners

The Financial Conduct Authority has been accused of having no

14 June 2018

Remortgaging? Tesco Bank has launched a market-leading 1.68% five-year fix

Tesco Bank has launched the new lowest five-year fixed rate mortgage deal – at 1.68% with a £995 fee if you borrow 60%

6 June 2017

YBS wades in on mortgage price war with lowest rate EVER of 0.89%

Yorkshire Building Society has taken the lead in the race to offer the lowest mortgage deal

21 April 2017