Mortgages

PPI claims deadline confirmed for August 2019

Thursday, 02 March 2017 | News

Consumers who were mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) must submit any complaints by 29 August 2019.

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).

Redress may be due for 750,000 mortgage borrowers in arrears

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 | News

Some 750,000 people who have fallen behind on their mortgage repayments could be due redress, after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) found they may have had their outstanding debts unfairly processed by mortgage lenders...

UK house prices eight times average wage

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 | News

The average price of a property in the UK is eight times the average wage, according to analysis of Office for National Statistics and Land Registry data.

Buy to let investors’ legal challenge against tax hike blocked

Friday, 07 October 2016 | News

A legal challenge from private landlords to block incoming changes on mortgage tax relief has been rejected by London’s High Court.

Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme scrapped

Friday, 30 September 2016 | News

The government has decided not to extend its Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme beyond the end of 2016, as previously planned.