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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

Stamp duty holiday pushes house sales up 220 per cent in record June

Frenzied homebuying in June, the last month of the full stamp duty holiday, caus...

Nationwide launches five-year fixed rate mortgage at 0.99%

Nationwide has launched the lowest ever five-year mortgage deal, with an interes...

Top tips for self-employed borrowers to get a mortgage

Over a third of self-employed renters worry they won't ever buy a home, but they...

Asking prices swell by £20,000 in six months to £338,000 all-time-high

Asking prices in July rose to another all-time-high of £338,447 after increasin...

House prices continue upward climb in May with 10 per cent rise

UK house prices rose by 10 per cent over the year to May reaching an average £2...

Half of pandemic homebuyers fear they overpaid for their property  

Half of UK homebuyers who bought during the Covid pandemic regret how much they ...

Buy To Let

Loan shark victims saved from property repossession

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has obtained a High Court order to remove ...

Has your home got the Deliveroo factor?

Living in an area with varied Deliveroo options can add up £36,000 to the value...

House prices dip in July as activity wanes following stamp duty taper

Average house prices declined 0.5% to £244,229 from June to July, latest figure...

House prices 30% higher than 2007 peak

Average property prices now stand 30% above the 2007 market peak reaching £230,...

BLOG: Is the UK’s mortgage boom sustainable?

The UK is in the midst of a mortgage boom – a surprising revelation, perhaps, ...

Repossessions to surge when mortgage repayment holidays end

A surge in repossessions linked to the end of mortgage payment holidays in two w...

Remortgage

HSBC launches lowest ever fixed rate mortgage at 0.94%

HSBC has launched its lowest ever fixed rate mortgage at 0.94 per cent for buyer...

Mortgage approvals rise in May buoyed by stamp duty holiday extension

Gross lending and mortgage approvals rose slightly in May after the three-month ...

One in six adults expects to be paying mortgage off in retirement

Around one in six people expect to still be paying a mortgage over the age of 65...

Mortgage fees and rates rise

Average mortgage fees and rates have gone up, coinciding with a rise in product ...

HSBC UK and Post Office join Tesco Bank as multiple winners

Three firms are to be congratulated on taking home multiple trophies in the Your...

Revealed: the winners of the Yourmoney.com Awards 2021

Discover which financial services providers offered the very best products and s...

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