Tag: Interest rates

Is homebuyer confidence falling?

A recent survey is suggesting that confidence in the housing market has tumbled to its lowest level ever in the last three years. These fears are mainly based on over-inflated prices and talk of rises in interest rates.

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Buying, Economy, Property Market, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , 4 Comments

Industry experts predict that interest rates could rise to 5%

According to Sir Charlie Bean, deputy governor for monetary policy at the Bank of England, it is ‘reasonable’ to think that rates will return to pre-recession levels in 10 years or more.

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Posted by: nicolasevern Categories: Buying, Economy, Estate Agents, Finance, Industry News, Latest News, Mortgages, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , Comments Off

Interest Rates – Are They Set to Soar?

There has been much speculation around the subject of interest rate rises for some time now. Thankfully, since the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced in his Mansion House speech, that the Bank of England will be given new powers to intervene … Continue reading

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Rate rise of just 1% could send thousands into mortgage arrears, says UK Asset Resolution

Thousands of existing mortgage holders could be at financial risk of falling into arrears with their repayments if the Bank of England raises their base rate by just 1% in the near future, according to the chief of the “bad … Continue reading

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, Finance, Industry News, Latest News, Mortgages Tags: , , , , , , 1 Comment

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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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Finance, House Prices, Industry News, Latest News, Property Market, Property News, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , Comments Off

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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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Finance, Mortgages, Savings, Uncategorized Tags: , , 1 Comment

What should my next move in the property market be?

With house price inflation in the UK continuing to rise, more and more people are choosing to explore the options open to them. Before dramatic increases occur, first-time buyers can look to take advantage early on, while those looking for … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Buying Property, Finance, House Prices, Industry News, Property Advice, Property Market, Property News, Selling Property, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments Off

Savings accounts: Best deals on the market?

Despite a recent fall in Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Retail Price Index (RPI) inflation, savers are still struggling to find savings accounts that give them a healthy return on their investments.

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Environment, Finance, Industry News, Latest News, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , Comments Off