down valuation mortgage

Down Valuation!? What On Earth Does That Mean?

A down valuation occurs when your prospective mortgage lender sends a surveyor to look at the home you’re hoping to buy and decides it...
interest-only mortgages

Interest-Only Mortgages: Should I Avoid Or Embrace?

Your traditional mortgage, otherwise known as a repayment mortgage, requires that you repay the money you’ve borrowed in monthly installments. An interest-only mortgage, on...
95% mortgages

PM Announces Government-Backed 95% Mortgage Scheme To Get More Young People On The Ladder

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative government have announced a plan to introduce a new scheme which will enable first-time buyers to gain...

Buying a £10m house with a mortgage can save you thousands a month on...

The latest research from high-net-worth mortgage broker, Enness Global, has revealed the huge difference in monthly cost when it comes to renting and buying at the very top end of the market. 

Stamp duty holiday set to save homebuyers £15k in these areas

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has today announced a stamp duty holiday for homebuyers, meaning any purchase up to £500,000 will be exempt from paying any tax. 

More Mortgage Products Now Available

'Lenders just aren't lending at the moment' is a sentence that you may have heard uttered by barrack-room property experts. Except it isn't true...

Remortgages Surge in April

Remortgage instructions increased 11.8% in the week commencing the 20th April, research from conveyancing platform LMS has said. Nick Chadbourne, chief executive of LMS, said...

Nationwide Slash Mortgage Rates

The Nationwide Building Society is reducing the cost of some of its fixed rate home-loans by up to 0.35% and is launching a two...

The Best Mortgage Rates

Here's the latest mortgage rates available today for movers, first time buyers and for remortgage. Do bear in mind that costs often apply in...

Mortgage Approvals And Mortgage Lending – The Difference

There's more data out today, this in the form of mortgage volumes as published at 9.30am. You'll be forgiven for being confused though given that...

New: 10 Year Fixed Rate Mortgage at 2.3%

The Nottingham Building Society has announced a 10-year fixed-rate residential mortgage at 2.30% at a maximum loan-to-value (LTV) of 70%. No fees are payable and...

The buy-to-let markets where rental yields have lifted since the tenant fee ban

Howsy, has looked at which pockets of the buy-to-let market have seen the biggest uplifts in rental yields since the tenant fee ban came...

Beware the mortgage trap

Since Covid-19 and quarantine / lockdown began, we've become used to the daily briefings by government ministers, with the Chancellor Rishi Sunak making more...

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