Category: Finance

Are Homebuyers Feeling Hesitant?

A new survey released this week suggests that the average Brit looking to move house or purchase their first home actually consider these plans for around 3.6 years. This survey conducted by GoCompare shows that 52% of Brits are considering … Continue reading

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First time buyer market hottest it’s been in 50 years, says Council of Mortgage Lenders

First time buyers comprised the largest percentage of mortgage recipients during 2013, the highest level of acquisition since 2000, according to the UK’s largest lenders.

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The potential rise in the UK Base rate, what effect will it have on mortgage & savings rates?

  Everywhere you look in the news at the moment, the topic of interest rates is present in full flow. Whether it’s the latest statement from Bank of England governor Mark Carney, or an emphatic announcement made by one of … Continue reading

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Broker battle for Help to Buy mortgages heats up

Prospective property owners across the UK have been given a significant boost this week as a number of new and attractive help to buy mortgages have been placed on the market for them to choose from. The new deals are … Continue reading

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Prime Minister plays down danger of housing bubble

Prime Minister David Cameron has moved to allay fears that the government’s flagship Help to Buy Scheme is risking a potential ‘housing bubble’ in the market, branding the scheme as a ‘complete success’. Mr Cameron praised the impact the scheme … Continue reading

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Payday loans funding housing costs

Over a hundred thousand people across the UK have utilised a payday loan to pay for their monthly housing costs, a study by the Charity Shelter has indicated. Shelter conducted a study last year that gauged the impact of housing … Continue reading

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Mortgages set for tighter checks in 2014

2013 was an undeniably hot year for the British property market, with house prices and purchases rising to their highest levels in almost half a decade during the calendar year. With the Bank of England set to refocus financing from … Continue reading

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Bank of England issues warning to UK homeowners

The Bank of England has warned that people with large loan to value mortgages at the moment will struggle to maintain their loan repayments in upcoming years, if they do start to plan their finances in accordance to higher interest … Continue reading

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