Mortgages

How landlords can beat the credit crunch

Thursday, 19 March 2009 | Article

Life as a landlord can be fraught at the best of times – from grappling with the reams of rules and  regulations to coping with unreliable or troublesome tenants – but the credit crunch is making it even harder.

Escape the negative equity trap

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

Around 900,000 homeowners are now in negative equity as a result of falling house prices, with some people owing up to £37,000 more than their home is worth.

Find a mortgage broker

Monday, 23 January 2012 | Article

Moneywise has teamed up with IFA Promotions to help users find a mortgage broker in your area. 

Can Northern Rock rescue the mortgage market?

Tuesday, 24 February 2009 | Article

As part of its nationalisation at the start of 2008, Northern Rock made a commitment to slim down its lending operations over a two-year period.

Is a housing market recovery in sight?

Thursday, 05 February 2009 | Article

House prices have been falling for more than 12 months now, with the latest Nationwide figures revealing property values were 16.6% lower in January than the same time in 2008.

Your most pressing property questions answered

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

Q: What happens if I need to remortgage but the value of my house has gone down?

Is it still possible to remortgage?

Wednesday, 04 February 2009 | Article

If 2009 is the year that your fixed or tracker mortgage comes up for remortgage then the continued deterioration of the housing market, including tougher lending criteria and falling house prices, might be causing you some...

Which banks have passed on rate cuts?

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

Interest rates have fallen by 3% since October, and are expected to continue to fall in the months ahead.

Take cover with mortgage protection

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

The credit crunch continues to bite and redundancies and repossessions are on the rise, meaning more of us are feeling pain on the financial front. The statistics certainly make harrowing reading.

Is buy-to-let dead?

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

Buy-to-let is a vital component of the UK housing market, not only because landlords supply non-homeowners with places to live but also because they keep property transactions going.