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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

House prices rise over the year as London records lowest annual growth

UK house prices rose over the year to March, with London recording the lowest an...

Property firms pay £300k in compensation – including £25k by one estate agent

Just under £300,000 was awarded in compensation to consumers as a result of rul...

Nationwide mortgage lending hits record high

Nationwide Building Society grew its mortgage lending by 10% to a record high of...

Tesco Bank exits mortgage market: what customers need to know

Tesco Bank has pulled the plug on mortgage lending, but what does this mean for ...

Property transactions dip in April

The number of residential property transactions in April fell on a monthly basis...

Tesco Bank to stop new mortgage lending

Tesco Bank has stopped new mortgage lending and is exploring options to sell its...

Buy To Let

Which UK region has the highest rental growth?

The UK rental market remained relatively buoyant during April, according to the ...

NatWest completes 100,000 paperless mortgages

More than 100,000 borrowers have made use of NatWest’s paperless mortgage appl...

Residential repossessions jump 10%

Just under 1,400 homeowner mortgaged properties were repossessed in the first qu...

Sandbanks is the UK’s most expensive seaside town for fourth year running

Sandbanks in Poole is the UK’s most expensive seaside town for the fourth cons...

Students win rent refund from unlicensed landlord

Five students from Leeds have won a rent refund from their landlord who failed t...

Mortgage approvals rise by 9% in March

The number of mortgages approved by the main high street banks in March increase...

Remortgage

Homeowners turn to equity release to pay down debt

Around one-third of those who release equity from their homes do so to pay off c...

Remortgaging rockets while purchase business falls

New figures show homeowners are cautious about moving, but they are still switch...

Property listings dropping at fastest rate since 2016

The number of homes being put up for sale fell at the fastest rate seen since 20...

Mortgage prisoner bill presented to Parliament

A bill aimed at helping mortgage prisoners - those who can't switch mortgages in...

Revealed: The UK’s most family-friendly city

If you are looking to buy a family home in a city with good schools, low crime r...

House prices in April rose 0.4%

UK house price growth remained weak in April with average prices ticking up 0.4%...

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