Mortgages

The AA revs up its service launching mortgages for members

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 | News

The AA has today begun offering mortgages to its members with a range of deals enabling buyers to lock in rates for periods of between two and five years.

How do I take my name off a joint mortgage with my son?

Friday, 22 July 2016 | Question and Answer

As you say, if you are planning to buy another property it would incur the 3% surcharge on stamp duty rates that now applies to additional properties.

Best buy five-year fixed-rate mortgage launches

Friday, 15 July 2016 | News

Fixing your mortgage repayments until 2021 has just become cheaper as West Bromwich has slashed rates on its five-year fixed deals.

As I am on a low income, can I claim any benefits to help pay my mortgage?

Monday, 11 July 2016 | Question and Answer

You may be eligible for Universal Credit (UC) if it is being rolled out in your area for single working claimants.

10-year fixed rate mortgage costs tumble to record lows

Thursday, 07 July 2016 | News

Rates on long-term fixed-rate mortgages are being slashed, with HSBC today launching the cheapest 10-year fix on record, but the Coventry Building Society is expected to launch an even better value decade-long lock in...

Yorkshire Building Society launches lowest ever mortgage rate for first-time buyers

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 | Article

First-time buyers can now lock in a record-low 1.98% rate on their mortgage for two years with Yorkshire Building Society (YBS), provided they have at least a 10% deposit and are willing to pay an up-front fee.

HSBC launches UK's first sub-1% fixed-rate mortgage

Tuesday, 21 June 2016 | News

Property buyers can now lock in a sub-1% mortgage for two years, as HSBC has launched the UK’s lowest ever fixed-rate mortgage at 0.99%.

Getting a mortgage in later life

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 | Article

Retirement is changing. No longer do we quit work at 65 and start claiming our pensions.

Mortgage price war: lowest fixed rate deal launched

Thursday, 26 May 2016 | News

Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) has reclaimed its position as the lowest-rate mortgage provider, after shaving a fraction off its rate in response to a rate cut by rival HSBC.

Moneywise Mortgage Awards 2016

Thursday, 26 May 2016 | Article

Buying a house can be a very emotional purchase.