Latest mortgage news - Mortgage Buyers

03 Oct 2013

House prices rising at fastest rate for three years

According to the UK’s largest lender the Halifax annual growth is at 6% after eight months of rising property prices.

30 Sep 2013

Mortgage approvals reach a five-year high

The Bank of England has confirmed the number of mortgages approved is at the highest level for the past five-and-a-half years.

29 Sep 2013

Help to Buy scheme brought forward by David Cameron

David Cameron has promised to launch the Help to buy scheme with mortgages up to 95% loan to value.

13 Sep 2013

First time buyers ask for longer mortgage terms

To reduce the cost of repayment mortgages, first time buyers are opting for longer terms of up to 40 years.

30 Aug 2013

House prices and mortgage lending heading for next housing bubble

Bank of England figures show mortgage approvals increased to 60,624 the highest level since March 2008.

30 Aug 2013

House prices higher as mortgage lenders more competitive

Property prices are up by 3.5% according to Nationwide as mortgage lenders offer more competitive loans.

19 Aug 2013

Interest only mortgages making a comeback

A year after interest only mortgages were criticised by the regulator two banks are plan a comeback.

08 Aug 2013

Buy-to-let mortgage lending reaches £5bn

Loans to buy-to-let investors is 31% higher by value over the year reaching the highest level since 2008.

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