Mortgages

Regulator to investigate interest-only mortgage market

The interest-only mortgage market is to come under the spotlight once again as the regulator investigates whether lenders are acing in the best interests of consumers.

Ask the Experts: How can my grandmother release some cash from her property?

Friday, 23 June 2017 | Question and Answer

There are many people who wish to unlock the value in their home. One way to do this is via an equity release scheme.

Homeowners face £3,242 penalty for failing to remortgage

Friday, 02 June 2017 | News

Consumers with a mortgage at one of the UK’s big six lenders could be losing more than £3,000 a year by staying on their provider’s standard variable rate (SVR).

Most borrowers have no plans to remortgage

Thursday, 01 June 2017 | News

Almost three quarters of mortgage borrowers say they have no plans to remortgage in the coming year, according to the results of a Moneywise poll of 9,000 readers.

Moneywise Mortgage Awards 2017

Monday, 22 May 2017 | Article

Confused by the array of mortgage products on the market?

Millions struggle to repay mortgage yet over half have never remortgaged

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 | News

More than half of homeowners have never remortgaged to another deal, even though in most cases this could cut their monthly repayments.

Deal of the week: get £1,000 cashback on Halifax mortgages

Friday, 12 May 2017 | News

Halifax has launched a £1,000 cashback offer to those taking out a qualifying mortgage. Buying a home is an expensive business, so cashback deals can assist with the cost of moving.

Mortgage lenders call for reduced affordability tests

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 | News

The trade body representing UK mortgage lenders has called on the Bank of England to reassess whether its affordability testing rules are making it too difficult for people to take out a mortgage.

Deal of the week: Yorkshire Building Society launches 0.89% mortgage

Friday, 21 April 2017 | News

Yorkshire Building Society has unveiled a two-year 0.89% mortgage, the lowest rate on the market today and the lowest rate ever offered, according to comparison service Moneyfacts.

Atom Bank unveils 'exceptional' five-year mortgage fixed at 1.29%

Thursday, 13 April 2017 | News

Atom Bank has refreshed its mortgage range and now offers some of the cheapest products on the market, with rates starting at 1.29% for a five-year fix.

Sainsbury's Bank makes mortgage market comeback

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 | News

Sainsbury’s Bank has re-entered the mortgage market, offering a range of loans with interest rates starting from 1.34%.