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Introduction

shutterstock_233484754Your home is your castle. Whether you’re taking your first step onto the property ladder (first-time buyer), looking to rent out your investment property (buy-to-let) or just curious about the buying process, we have the insight and information you need to make the most of your mortgage. Check out our remortgaging section if you're looking to remortgage your home.

First Time Buyer

FTBs lose out on properties as deposits 'too small'

First-time buyers are missing out on home deals despite having deposits of over ...

Mortgage rate war can only go so far, brokers warn

Headline-grabbing mortgage deals with record low interest rates are a product of...

Two-year fixes fall but buyers with small deposits penalised

The average two-year fixed mortgage rate has fallen by 0.24 percentage points ov...

Over 40 first-time buyer? The options explained

With soaring house prices, rising monthly rents and increasing pulls on earnings...

Yorkshire Building Society launches lowest ever mortgage deal at 0.89%

Yorkshire Building Society has launched the lowest mortgage deal ever available ...

It could take 27 years to save up enough for a home deposit

Prospective homeowners in some areas of the UK would need to save for a whopping...

Buy To Let

Rise in number of landlords selling up

The number of landlords exiting the buy-to-let market rose in March, according t...

Million pound apartment sales up 200% in 10 years

The number of million pound apartments sold in England and Wales has grown nearl...

Letting agent fee ban consultation begins

The government has unveiled its proposals surrounding the ban on all letting age...

House prices expected to climb by a third in five years

UK house prices are predicted to rise by 29% over the next five years despite a ...

Rogue landlords found ripping off vulnerable retirees

Unscrupulous leasehold landlords are collecting sky-high fees from older people ...

Bradford & Bingley mortgages to be sold for £11.8bn

The government has sold its Bradford & Bingley loans book acquired by the ta...

Remortgage

£750 mortgage cashback offered by Leeds Building Society

Leeds Building Society is launching two new fixed rate mortgages offering £750 ...

Atom Bank pulls five-year 1.29% fixed rate mortgage

Atom Bank is pulling its five-year fixed rate mortgage priced at 1.29%, just sev...

Regulator plans new review of interest-only mortgages

The regulator is to launch a thematic review into lender treatment of interest-o...

Mortgage rates rise for those with a small deposit

Bad news for first-time buyers and existing homeowners without a large deposit, ...

Challenger bank offers 5-year mortgages at 2-year rates

Digital-only Atom Bank is offering customers a 5-year mortgage for the price of ...

Sainsbury’s Bank launches back into mortgages with rates from 1.34%

Sainsbury’s Bank has re-launched its mortgage range with rates starting at 1.3...

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