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%.

Savvy Moneywise users remortgage to get the best deal

Friday, 24 March 2017 | News

The majority (32%) of users look for a new mortgage deal as soon as their existing fix is about to end, according to our latest poll results.

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.