This Month's Top Articles
Mortgages news (page 11):
|Mortgage availability 'starting to improve' |
|12th May 2011|
|A few improvements have been seen in the mortgage market over recent months, potentially offering some hope to first-time buyers.|
This is according to spokesman for PricedOut Matt Griffith, who explained that the difficult situation exp...
|Interest in buying property sees increase |
|11th May 2011|
|April saw an increase in the number of people seeking to buy property and putting homes on the market, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) statistics show.|
Throughout the month, 18 per cent more chartered surveyors saw an increase rather than a fall in new instructions, suggesti...
|Lack of affordable mortgages 'impacts house building' |
|5th May 2011|
|The absence of affordable mortgages means the house building sector is seeing reduced levels of activity, one expert has revealed.|
Although there is an urgent need for more housing in the UK, head of communications at the Home Builders ...
|Mortgage customers 'needn't worry about rises just yet' |
|20th April 2011|
|Rises in mortgage rates are likely to be some time off yet, one financial expert has predicted.|
The problem is that nobody knows whether the interest rate is going to change, noted founder of moneymagpie.com Jasmine Birtles.
|First-time buyers 'saving for a deposit' |
|14th April 2011|
|Many first-time buyers are saving up for a deposit so they can secure a mortgage, a property expert has claimed.|
The tight market over the past few years has made people realise that they need some cash to put down on a home, noted Andy...
|Country houses 'need to be priced realistically' |
|13th April 2011|
|Sellers of country houses need to make sure they are not unrealistic about how much money they receive for their property, one expert has suggested.|
At a time when getting a mortgage is still quite difficult, Hadley Lyas, director at Fi...
|High LTV mortgage options expected to rise |
|9th April 2011|
|The availability of high loan-to-value (LTV) mortgages is expected to increase over the coming months, one expert has noted.|
Andy Pratt, chief operating officer at Alexander H...
|Home moving expected to pick up in summer |
|8th April 2011|
|The summer months are often a popular time for finding a mortgage and moving home, as people want to take advantage of the good weather.|
This is according to Jon Brown, partnership manager at iammoving.com, who indicated that there is g...
|House sales in decline |
|5th April 2011|
|There is a north-south divide when it comes to house sales in England and Wales, new figures have revealed.|
Since 2007, Lloyds TSB has seen a 47 per cent reduction in the number of properties sold, as people struggle to find the right mortg...
|Seek advice before getting a joint mortgage |
|2nd April 2011|
|Although entering the property market with friends and family may seem appealing, advice needs to be sought before signing up for a joint mortgage.|
The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) explained that there are a number of pi...