Tag: Interest rates

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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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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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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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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Buy to Let: Safeguard the nations savings

The announcement from the Bank of England’s new governor Mark Carney that the base rate will stay at 0.5% in 2016 would have provided welcome news for home owners, but is likely to have inspired the opposite reaction from the … Continue reading

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Credit cards: The latest offers

As a nation we love to spend, spend, and spend, with anything from the summer sales to a holiday abroad tempting us to get our wallets out.

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What can we expect from the housing market?

The UK’s housing market has been in a state of flux for a number of years, with property prices both rising and falling, and a number of groups still facing difficulty in getting on the first rung of the housing … Continue reading

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Funding for lending – success or failure?

There is disappointment in the UK residential property industry that the government’s flagship Funding for Lending scheme has not yet injected more money into the system but experts say it still needs time.

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