Interest rates are coming down

Interest rates are coming down

While interest rates are no longer at the historic lows we saw last year, they are starting to come down and the market is showing signs of stability. The Bank of England base rate has increased steadily all year in a bid to combat inflation. On 3 November, it was...
Mini budget is virtually abandoned

Mini budget is virtually abandoned

The new Chancellor has ditched most of the mini-budget, so what does this mean for mortgage interest rates and stamp duty? Read on to find out. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt today announced that he is scrapping almost all of the tax cuts outlined in the mini-budget on 23...
House prices dipped very slightly in September

House prices dipped very slightly in September

Halifax’s latest house price index unsurprisingly slows a slight dip for property prices in September, but what lies ahead in the coming months? House prices saw a marginal decrease in September, according to Halifax in its latest house price index, published on 7...
Lenders withdraw mortgage deals for new customers

Lenders withdraw mortgage deals for new customers

Mortgage deals from some lenders have been withdrawn in response to the current economic uncertainty, leaving less choice for borrowers. Find out what this means for you. You may have heard that Virgin Money, Bank of Ireland and Skipton Building Society temporarily...
How will the latest mini-budget affect you?

How will the latest mini-budget affect you?

The Chancellor has announced some stamp duty cuts to benefit homebuyers, as well as tax cuts for workers and businesses. Find out what the key changes are and how they might affect you. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or an existing homeowner seeking a new property,...