When will interest rates go up?
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UK Economy

When will interest rates go up?

After seven consecutive interest rate increases, we explore whether the Bank of England will put them up again next month and and what it will mean fo…
21 Nov 2022
Is now a good time to buy a house?
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Property

Is now a good time to buy a house?

House prices have come down, but interest rates are rising and we’re officially in a recession – is now a good time to buy a house, or should you wait…
17 Nov 2022
ONS: house prices stalled in September
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House prices

ONS: house prices stalled in September

ONS shows UK house price growth did not change between August and September - but are prices falling?
16 Nov 2022
Remortgage deals November 2022: the ultimate guide to the latest offers
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Mortgages

Remortgage deals November 2022: the ultimate guide to the latest offers

Here are the latest remortgage deals on the market following the Bank of England’s latest interest rate rise.
7 Nov 2022
Average house prices fall -0.4%. Is the market cooling?
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House prices

Average house prices fall -0.4%. Is the market cooling?

House prices show their biggest monthly fall in October since early 2021, the latest Halifax House Price Index shows
7 Nov 2022
Should you fix your mortgage? Here are the best rates available now
Mortgages

Should you fix your mortgage? Here are the best rates available now

Two-year mortgage rates have hit a 14-year high, and are likely to keep climbing as interest rates rise. Could fixing your mortgage now protect you fr…
20 Oct 2022
UK house prices jump by 13.6%
House prices

UK house prices jump by 13.6%

House prices jumped 13.6% in the last year, according to official data.
19 Oct 2022
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Should you overpay your mortgage?
Mortgages

Should you overpay your mortgage?

As mortgage rates skyrocket, those who have extra cash may be thinking about whether it is a good idea to overpay your mortgage – but is this always t…
11 Oct 2022
Mortgage early repayment charges: are they worth the cost?
Mortgages

Mortgage early repayment charges: are they worth the cost?

With interest rates set to rise further in the months ahead, is it worth swallowing early repayment charges to refinance your mortgage today?
4 Oct 2022
How the end of cheap money could spark a house price crash
House prices

How the end of cheap money could spark a house price crash

Rock bottom interest rates drove property prices to unaffordable levels. But with rates set to climb and cheap money off the table, we could see house…
28 Sep 2022
Hundreds of mortgage products withdrawn as interest rates surge
Mortgages

Hundreds of mortgage products withdrawn as interest rates surge

Hundreds of mortgage products have been withdrawn after sterling crashed to the lowest levels in decades against the dollar and the Bank of England sa…
28 Sep 2022
Interest rates rise to their highest in 14 years – here’s what it means for you
UK Economy

Interest rates rise to their highest in 14 years – here’s what it means for you

The Bank of England has raised interest rates by 0.5 percentage points to 2.25%, the highest level since December 2008. Saloni Sardana explains what i…
22 Sep 2022
What the interest rate rise means for your mortgage
Mortgages

What the interest rate rise means for your mortgage

As mortgage interest rates rise, extending home loans is starting to become eye-wateringly expensive. Ruth Jackson-Kirby explains what you can do abou…
15 Sep 2022
Mortgage interest rates are signalling a return to lower inflation
Mortgages

Mortgage interest rates are signalling a return to lower inflation

The pricing of fixed-rate mortgage deals shows that markets are still betting on a return to lower inflation and low rates, says Cris Sholto Heaton.
12 Sep 2022
Why you should consider an offset mortgage – and what the best deals are
Mortgages

Why you should consider an offset mortgage – and what the best deals are

Interest rates on savings are pitifully low at the moment. But you can still put your money to work: get an offset mortgage. Ruth Jackson-Kirby explai…
26 Aug 2022
Can you beat rising interest rates with a green mortgage?
Mortgages

Can you beat rising interest rates with a green mortgage?

Mortgage payments are rising, but there are ways to mitigate the worst of the effects, says Ruth Jackson Kirby, including getting a “green mortgage”.
21 Jul 2022
Don’t be tempted by cashback mortgage deals
Mortgages

Don’t be tempted by cashback mortgage deals

Many lenders are now offering “cashback mortgages” that can return up to £1,000 to you on completion. But beware, says Ruth Jackson-Kirby. Cashback of…
21 Jun 2022
Should you use your savings to overpay your mortgage?
Mortgages

Should you use your savings to overpay your mortgage?

Early mortgage repayments could be a better way to save in a low interest-rate environment, says Ruth Jackson-Kirby.
2 Mar 2022
How to keep your mortgage payments low as interest rates rise
Mortgages

How to keep your mortgage payments low as interest rates rise

Rising interest rates pose a threat to your mortgage, but it’s not all bad news. Here are some ways to secure a better rate.
11 Feb 2022
UK house prices hit a fresh record last month, but the market may be cooling off
House prices

UK house prices hit a fresh record last month, but the market may be cooling off

Average UK house prices rose in January shows Halifax data but there are signs that the market is cooling down. Saloni Sardana looks at why prices may…
7 Feb 2022
Cladding crisis: what new proposals for mean for housebuilders and leaseholders
Property

Cladding crisis: what new proposals for mean for housebuilders and leaseholders

The government is seeking an extra £4bn from house developers to fix the UK’s cladding crisis. Saloni Sardana explains how the new proposals affect bo…
17 Jan 2022
What to do if you still have a mortgage when you retire
Mortgages

What to do if you still have a mortgage when you retire

In the next few decades, many people will be paying back their home loans well into retirement. David Prosser explains their options.
7 Dec 2021