House prices increase in January

House prices increase in January

The latest House Price Index from Halifax shows encouraging signs for the housing market. House prices went up by 1.3% in January, according to Halifax. This increase marks the fourth monthly rise in a row, says the lender. It also reveals that property prices grew by...
What are swap rates?

What are swap rates?

Discover how swap rates influence mortgage interest rates and gain a clear understanding of what swap rates actually are. When it comes to mortgage interest rates going up or down, you may have heard the media and mortgage industry experts talking about swap rates....