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Mortgage deals from some lenders have been withdrawn in response to the current economic uncertainty, leaving less choice for borrowers.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...
The mortgage market is healthy

The mortgage market is healthy

Mortgage lending went up in May despite the rising cost of living, with many people eager to secure a competitive interest rate on their mortgage. There has been a rise in mortgage lending in the last eight months as borrowers rush to lock in low interest rates....
Housing affordability tougher than ever

Housing affordability tougher than ever

Surging property prices during the pandemic have meant that housing affordability is now at its lowest level on record according to Halifax. House prices have risen by 16.8% since the start of the pandemic according to Halifax. The lender says that average incomes...
How to get the most from your mortgage broker

How to get the most from your mortgage broker

There are many good reasons to use a mortgage broker… a key one being the chance to save money. However, make sure you’ve got all your paperwork prepared so that they can secure the best deal for you. Why use a mortgage broker instead of going directly to a lender? We...
More home buyers than properties

More home buyers than properties

House price growth continues and there are more buyers than properties, so the market remains very competitive, with multiple buyers competing over one property. Property website Zoopla states that the annual rate of UK house price growth is currently at 6.9 per cent...