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Jan 23, 2020

Santander mortgage customers warned about ‘cheaper’ standard variable rate

Newer Santander mortgage customers coming to the end of their fixed term this week will be...
Aug 21, 2019

Third of mortgage applicants denied deal: tips to improve your financial appeal

Lenders decline a third of mortgage applications as customers don’t meet the full criter...
Sep 17, 2018

The home improvements that will decrease your property’s value 

It’s easy to get carried away when thinking about renovating your home, but it’s impor...
Aug 01, 2018

Six bank statement mistakes that can ruin a mortgage application

Bank statements provide lenders an insight into the lives of prospective borrowers, but so...

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Apr 15, 2013

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Apr 10, 2013

BLOG: Thatcher, Thatcher, housing snatcher

Apr 03, 2013

BLOG: 25 years of regulation – are consumers better protected?

Mar 20, 2013

BLOG: Is this the new Plan A for Osborne?

Dec 19, 2012

BLOG: Biggest mortgage lenders not always best

Dec 12, 2012

BLOG: Gosling’s Grouse: thoughts on the Budget-lite

Dec 05, 2012

BLOG: Funding for Lending must tackle higher LTV mortgages

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Jul 17, 2012

BLOG: Counting pennies


Jun 02, 2020

One in six borrowers freeze mortgage payments

More than 1.8 million mortgage payment holidays have been given to homeowners suffering fi...
Jun 02, 2020

Mortgage payment holiday extended by three months

May 20, 2020

YBS accepting mortgage applications up to 90% LTV

May 18, 2020

Affluent homeowners on furlough face remortgage struggle

Well-paid borrowers who have been furloughed under the government’s coronavirus job rete...
May 14, 2020

Mortgage arrears and possessions low despite economic uncertainty

May 12, 2020

Mortgage payment holidays may be granted for a year

Coronavirus and your finances: what help can you get?

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Everything you need to know about being furloughed

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Having a baby and your finances: seven top tips

We’re guessing the Duchess of Cambridge won’t be fretting about maternity pay or whether she’ll still be...

Protecting family wealth: 10 tips for cutting inheritance tax

Inheritance tax - sometimes known as 'death tax' - can cause even more heartache for bereaved families. But th...

Travel insurance: Five tips to ensure a successful claim

Ahead of your summer holiday, it’s important to make sure you have the right level of travel cover or you co...

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