Latest mortgage news - Mortgage Buyers

20 Aug 2019

First time buyers are a boost to London mortgage market

New purchase numbers in London have been improved by first time buyers increasing 1.2% compared to a year ago.

13 Aug 2019

Home hunters are paying premiums for gardens when buying

Gardens are considered so important homeowners will spend money to improve their outdoor space to increase property value.

26 Jul 2019

Boris Johnson may switch stamp duty from buyer to seller

While campaigning for prime minister Boris Johnson may make radical changes to Stamp Duty cutting the cost to homeowners.

23 Jul 2019

Over 5 million grandparents come to the rescue with childcare

With the upcoming school holidays two in five grandparents will provide childcare with many paying for treats and activities.

16 Jul 2019

Mortgage rates are unchanged despite lower money market rates

Warnings from the Bank of England has seen fixed rate mortgages remaining stable despite recent falls on the money markets.

12 Jul 2019

Happiest regions for people to live in Britain are revealed

South West England has been revealed as the happiest region to live in Britain says research from Lloyds Bank and YouGov.

30 May 2019

Homeowners can build extensions without planning permission

The government has relaxed rules to allow homeowners to add bigger extensions without the need for planning permission approval.

22 May 2019

London home mover mortgages fall as Brexit remains uncertain

Home movers completing mortgages in London have reduced by -3.7% as homeowners wait to see the outcome of Brexit uncertainty.

21 May 2019

Borrowers enticed with mortgage incentives from lenders

Lenders have additional perks with residential mortgages to attract borrowers with thousands of incentive deals on offer.

27 Mar 2019

Mortgage prisoners could switch to cheaper deals with new rules

Changes to mortgage affordability rules by the regulator would allow homeowners to switch to cheaper deals.

11 Mar 2019

Mortgage rates reduce by half since financial crisis

The cost of borrowing has reduced by half in the last decade with competition encouraging more on the housing ladder.

27 Feb 2019

London remortgage buyers reach the highest level for a decade

With low interest rates from lenders remortgage buyers in London are locking competitive deals to reduce monthly repayment costs.

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