Act now to fix your mortgage rate

Are you scared yet? If you aren’t, you should be. Why? According to The Times, “normal service” is being resumed in the mortgage market. That means there are now over 10,000 different mortgages on the market to choose from – up 33% on last year, and the highest since the bust in 2008.

It means, says the Financial Times, that the self-employed are finding it easier to get home loans as “lenders ease their criteria”. It means the average asking price for a house in the UK is at a five-year high (not selling prices, asking prices). And it [...]

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