This Month's Top Articles
Mortgages news (page 10):
|Problems still remain in housing market, index shows|
|14th December 2010|
|This month has seen a continued fall in house prices, the latest statistics from Rightmove show.|
Sellers have lowered their asking prices by three per cent, the Rightmove House Price Index reveals, which may make it easier for people to secure a ...
|NAEA: UK property stays in demand|
|10th December 2010|
|November proved a positive month for people hoping to get on the UK property ladder, the latest figures show.|
An average estate agent sold seven properties, even in light of the seasonal slowdown usually experienced, statistics from the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) show.
|Interest rate uncertainty 'leads to mortgage confusion'|
|8th December 2010|
|The uncertainty surrounding the base rate at the moment means it is difficult for people to know which mortgage product to choose, an industry expert has highlighted.|
Fixed-rate and variable products are usually distinguished by around ...
|House prices continue on downward slope|
|2nd December 2010|
|House prices in the UK continued to decline last month, figures from the Nationwide Monthly House Price Index show.|
It found that the price of property declined by 0.3 per cent when compared to October, showing that the market has not yet recovered from economic problems.
|Mortgage lending stays constant for mutuals|
|1st December 2010|
|October mortgage lending by mutuals stayed largely flat compared to previous months, according to the latest figures from the Building Societies Association (BSA).|
Gross mortgage le...
|Base rate rise may concern mortgage lenders|
|25th November 2010|
|Many mortgage lenders may be confused as to how to proceed if the base rate increases next year, an expert has predicted.|
With standard variable rates generally between 3.5 and four per cent at the moment, the question remains as to whe...
|First-time buyers 'still facing problems'|
|10th November 2010|
|Many first-time buyers are still finding it hard to secure a mortgage, an expert has highlighted.|
Affordability is one of the main problems, noted founder of Briffy.com David Amstell, who pointed out that although house prices are falli...
|CML calls for responsible mortgage lending rules|
|6th November 2010|
|More needs to be done to encourage responsible lending in the mortgage sector, one group has emphasised.|
The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) is calling on the Financial Services A...
|House prices still fluctuating, Halifax finds|
|5th November 2010|
|There was a slight improvement in house prices last month, but problems experienced in September have not yet been levelled-out.|
The latest Halifax House Price Index shows that the average property price stands at £164,919, marking a 1.8 per cent increase on figures from the previous ...