mortgages

Success for Moneywise at prestigious Headlinemoney journalism awards

Wednesday, 09 May 2018 | News

A Moneywise journalist has scooped a top award at the annual Headlinemoney Awards 2018, which took place last night.

Remortgaging for the first time: what you need to know

Thursday, 26 April 2018 | Article

Tempted to stick with your existing lender rather than go through the whole process of finding a new mortgage? Then think again – you could be paying over the odds.

DWP admits 42,000 claimants have had mortgage help stopped

Thursday, 26 April 2018 | News

Some 42,000 people have had their mortgage benefit payments stopped after the government introduced controversial changes to the way a mortgage help scheme works.

Mutual attraction: How small building societies beat the banks

Friday, 20 April 2018 | Article

Everyone likes to get the best rate for their mortgage or savings, but sometimes you want a lender that offers flexibility and a more community-led approach, and this is where building societies – and especially the smaller...

Average homeowner earns enough by today to pay 2018 mortgage

Monday, 16 April 2018 | News

Halfway through April, homeowners in the UK can enjoy the fact that they have earned enough this year to cover their mortgage payments for the rest of 2018.

'Considerable uncertainty' surrounds end of mortgage benefit scheme

Friday, 16 March 2018 | News

Thousands of homeowners who receive the Support for Mortgage Interest (SMI) benefit could be facing mortgage arrears, with a new independent report warning there is “considerable uncertainty” about the replacement of the...

Help to Buy equity loan homeowners face interest charges - what are your options?

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | Article

April 2018 marks the fifth anniversary of the launch of the Help to Buy equity loan scheme, with early adopters now facing charges if they wish to continue with their loan.

Mortgage rates set to rise as lenders pull top deals

Monday, 05 March 2018 | News

Market indications are that mortgage rates are set to rise soon, with many top lenders already pulling their best deals from the market.

Calls for controversial mortgage scheme to be halted

Friday, 02 March 2018 | News

The government continues to face criticism over the replacement of a key mortgage benefit, with an MP joining the calls for its implementation to be delayed.

Too old for a mortgage?

Monday, 26 February 2018 | Article

Moneywise helps a reader whose uncle has been threatened with repossession of his home.