Tag: Mortgages

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

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

Confusion over Help to Buy Scheme

Two months on from the introduction of the Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme in the UK there is widespread confusion about the scheme. Of those first time buyers who claim to understand phase two of Help to Buy some … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Buying Property, Finance, Latest News, Mortgages, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments Off

Mortgage approval reaches 5 year high

The approval rate for mortgage applicants has risen to is largest peak in over half a decade this September, according to Money Expert.

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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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Devil’s in the detail when it comes to your mortgage

It’s probably fair to say that many of us all skim over the small print and skip the terms and conditions now and again – but by ignoring what we might think of as relatively unimportant detail, we could potentially … Continue reading

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Help to Buy: Latest developments

The government’s Help to Buy scheme has been hailed as the initiative that will finally help struggling buyers get on the first rung of the property ladder.

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Parent-guarantor mortgages on the rise

The Bank of Mum and Dad is shifting its priorities and evolving with the mortgage market. Almost one-quarter of all parents planning to help their children buy their first property would act as guarantors for their children in order to … Continue reading

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