This Month's Top Articles
Mortgages news (page 8):
|October mortgages 'most affordable for 8 years' |
|13th December 2011|
|Mortgage affordability in October reached its lowest level in eight years, data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) shows.|
This was primarily due to low interest rates, a...
|Mortgage lenders 'being more selective' |
|6th December 2011|
|Tough market conditions mean that mortgage lenders are still being very selective over who they lend to, an expert has highlighted.|
Lee Grandin, managing director of Landlord Mortga...
|Mortgage lending rises in October |
|19th November 2011|
|There was a rise in mortgage lending in October, marking a 13 per cent increase compared to the same month of 2010.|
Gross mortgage lending totalled approximately £13.1 billion...
|Larger mortgages needed to house children |
|12th November 2011|
|Families who choose to have a second child are requiring large mortgages to afford the properties they need, latest HSBC figures show.|
The difference in cost between a two and three-bedroomed property can be as much as 38 per cent, it d...
|'Mixed' prospects for UK housing market |
|9th November 2011|
|The mortgage market is facing different challenges in different parts of the UK, one expert has suggested.|
Catherine Hearnden, director at MyMortgageDirect, explained that it is predicted that house prices will fall, although this may n...
|Homeowners fail to switch mortgage providers |
|8th November 2011|
|Many homeowners throughout the UK have never changed their mortgage, despite when they have moved house, new research from Barclays shows.|
This is the case for 58 per cent of people, the bank found, with many people saying they would be...
|Mutuals approve more mortgages in September |
|1st November 2011|
|There was a rise in the number of mortgages approved by mutuals throughout September, latest figures from the Building Societies Association (BSA) shows.|
Both the value of gross lending and ...
|Buy-to-let mortgages remain popular |
|11th October 2011|
|The popularity of buy-to-let mortgages has remained buoyant compared to residential products, latest analysis from Defaqto suggests.|
Across all types of buy-to-let mortgages, averag...
|Mortgage approvals experienced August growth |
|30th September 2011|
|There was a rise in the number of mortgages approved throughout August, figures from the Building Societies Association (BSA) show.|
Compared to the same period of 2010, approvals increased by 16 per cent, with gross lending now at its h...
|Mortgage problems may be addressed by lenders |
|23rd September 2011|
|Consumers who are having problems repaying their mortgage may benefit from getting in touch with their lender, an expert has suggested.|
Director at MyMortgageDirect Catherine Hearnden emphasised that lenders will often do all they can t...