Seven-day mortgage switching proposed in Government consultation
Plans to give homeowners the option of switching their mortgage provider within just one week are being considered
25 May 2016
Act now for rock-bottom mortgage rates
13 tips to slash costs for remortgagers and first-time buyers – check now if you can save, with rates down to 2%
14 April 2016
Mortgage applicants to undergo IQ tests
Beleaguered mortgage applicants to face IQ tests as part of stricter affordability tests
1 April 2016
Regulator and EU blame each other over 'mortgage prisoner' rules
The EU and the UK regulator have failed to sort out
14 December 2015
Government to sell Northern Rock mortgages: what it means for you
Around 125,000 mortgage and loans customers of Northern Rock will be transferred to Cerberus or TSB Bank
13 November 2015
Bag a cheap mortgage deal now, despite interest rate rise delay
Interest rates may not rise until 2017, but mortgage borrowers should still consider securing a cheaper deal now
9 November 2015
Act now. Fixed mortgage rates near rock-bottom
Remortgaging just means switching your deal to a better one. Now's a great time, as rates are near all-time lows
28 October 2015
Northern Rock borrowers dealt blow as court rules redress isn't due
About 41,000 Northern Rock mortgage customers with unsecured loans of between £25,000 and £30,000 won't receive redress
23 July 2015
Check your mortgage rate today as fixed rates have fallen to lowest-ever level
The Bank of England governor last week said the 0.5% base rate could rise which could mean low mortgage rates jump
22 July 2015
Martin Lewis: The 10 changes I'd make to Britain
What would you tweak about the UK? I'm not talking about big contentious change – but quick fixes for life glitches
22 June 2015
15 September 2021
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