Government to sell former Northern Rock mortgages
The Government has announced it is selling off 66,000 mortgages and unsecured loans originally held by NRAM, formerly part of failed lender Northern Rock
2 April 2019
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
Regulator and EU blame each other over 'mortgage prisoner' rules
The EU and the UK regulator have failed to sort out
14 December 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
On a mortgage lender's SVR? Check you're not paying too much
Many homeowners with a decent credit score and 10%+ equity who are on a SVR for their mortgage could ditch it and save
11 November 2014
Thousands of Santander mortgage holders could get payouts after blunder
Santander failed to clearly notify 270,000 Abbey customers it was hiking the cap on their mortgage SVR in December 2008
19 April 2013
Homeowners hit by Santander mortgage rise
Hundreds of thousands of Santander customers will see their standard variable mortgage rate soar
3 October 2012
Santander to raise mortgage SVR in blow to borrowers
Santander will become the latest lender to raise its standard variable mortgage rate, from next month
22 August 2012
ING Direct to raise mortgage SVR
The bank will raise it standard variable rate for 4,500 borrowers in August
4 July 2012
One million face mortgage rate rise
More than a million home owners will see the cost of their mortgage payments increase from today
1 May 2012
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