Mortgage deals with market-leading interest rates may be the more expensive option once fees are factored in, according to analysis by MoneySuperMarket.
The strong pound is helping attract growing numbers of UK buyers to the overseas property market.
A new breed of online estate agents may be able to help homeowners save thousands of pounds while also giving expert advice, argues Ben Grove.
More than 80 per cent of properties on sale in England are unaffordable for an average working family looking to buy their first home.
Mortgage lending held steady in the month following the introduction of tougher affordability criteria, figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders have shown.
The number of home buyers paying above the asking price to secure a property has nearly tripled in nine months.
George Osborne is to give the Bank of England new powers to cap the size of mortgage loans compared to family incomes and house values in a bid to cool the housing market.
Just 14% of UK mortgage borrowers described themselves as 'satisfied’ with their mortgage lender, according to a YouGov survey.
RBS is to follow Lloyds Bank by introducing a four times loan-to-income cap and maximum term of 30 years for all mortgage loans worth more than £500,000.
Just a fraction of first time buyers have used the Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme, allaying fears the initiative is contributing to soaring house prices.
More than 80 per cent of Help to Buy mortgage guarantee loans went to first-time buyers in the scheme's first six months, official figures have shown.
Find out which banks and building societies lent the most to home buyers last year.
The number of first-time buyers taking out loans in Greater London increased by 29 per cent year-on-year, according to data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).
Two-thirds of holiday home owners avoided a mortgage by buying their property with cash, according to research.
Lloyds Banking Group is to limit lending to four times income for mortgages over £500,000 in a bid to combat the capital's swiftly rising property price inflation.
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