Category: Finance

More than half of UK first time buyers try before they buy

It may be one of life’s milestones, but new research from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks has revealed that more than half of the UK’s first time buyers now try before they buy when it comes to owning their first home.

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Financial well-being of UK households progressing

The Office for National Statistics has published a report revealing the financial well-being of households in Britain was better last year. However, it did also show that the situation had not significantly improved since five years ago.

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Homes for Britain Rally

The ‘Homes for Britain’ campaign is calling on all political parties to commit to end the housing crisis within a generation.

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Mortgage approvals at highest levels for 6 months

The Bank of England has released data showing that the number of mortgages being approved in Britain during February 2015 was the highest it had been in six months.

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Homeowners hurry to remortgage

Recently released data reveals homeowners are switching to record low fixed mortgage rates in a bid to take advantage of the ongoing price war between lenders and the increased equity available on their homes. The firm Legal Marketing Services have … Continue reading

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Over 50s are missing out on record low mortgage rates

The benefits of the escalating mortgage price war are being missed by those over the age of 50 according to the latest figures.

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Fixed-rate mortgages at record low

According to the Bank of England, there has never been a better time to be looking to borrow for a home loan. In fact, the interest rates offered on savings accounts at the moment, which themselves are low, are still … Continue reading

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Helping with financial difficulties

Most of us have been there at some point in our life, the recession and the raise of interest rates have meant that financial difficulty has been an issue across the UK. There is hope as positive news talks about … Continue reading

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