Mortgages

New mortgage lender targets contract workers and self-employed borrowers

Thursday, 23 March 2017 | News

A new mortgage lender has launched into the market, targeting borrowers who struggle to get finance from mainstream lenders.

Homeowners waste £2,590 a year on poor value mortgages

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 | News

Millions of households are paying more than necessary for their mortgage, with the average homeowner wasting £2,590 per year.

Struggling older borrowers handed interest-only mortgage boost

Friday, 17 March 2017 | News

Older interest-only mortgage borrowers have been given a boost by the launch of a new product targeted at over 55s.

I'm a mortgage misfit... get me out of here

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 | Article

It’s a jungle out there if you want to remortgage, with tighter affordability tests leaving many borrowers trapped with their existing lender. Here, we look at ways to escape this mortgage misery.

Would an offset mortgage suit you?

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 | Article

It may be tempting to overpay your home loan while interest rates are low, but we look at whether there are scenarios where borrowers would be better off with an offset mortgage.

Remortgaging rockets as homeowners grab low rates

Friday, 20 January 2017 | News

More than 380,000 homeowners switched to a new product last year to take advantage of current low mortgage rates.

How can I make sure that my live-in boyfriend has no claim on my property?

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 | Question and Answer

My boyfriend is about to move in with me.

Borrowers miss out on best mortgages

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 | News

Homeowners are missing out on record-low mortgage rates, by failing to switch to a better deal when their fixed rate expires.

Will regular lump sum payments count as income for a mortgage?

Thursday, 17 November 2016 | Question and Answer

I have recently retired, and I am in the process of moving my defined contribution work pension (Sipp).