This Month's Top Articles
Mortgages news (page 8):
|Buying a house 'cheaper than renting'|
|1st February 2012|
|Saving up for a deposit to access a mortgage loan may make more financial sense for Brits in the long run, with new research indicating buying is substantially cheaper than renting.|
|Mortgage market saw growth in November|
|18th January 2012|
|There was a year-on-year rise in mortgage lending in November 2011 for only the second time that year, new figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) show.|
|First-time buyers 'lent a helping hand'|
|14th January 2012|
|Initiatives are being put in place to make it easier for first-time buyers to secure a mortgage and get on the property ladder.|
Paul Broadhead, head of mortgage policy at the Bu...
|'Really good deals' available on mortgages|
|10th January 2012|
|Anyone in search of a mortgage will find there are some great deals to be had at the moment, an expert believes.|
The main problem with the mortgage market at the moment is affor...
|Got mortgage problems? Speak to your lender |
|6th January 2012|
|The best thing people can do if they are having problems paying their mortgage is to speak to their lender, an expert has stressed.|
Bernard Clarke, communications manager at the Council of ...
|Mortgage reforms 'should prevent problems' |
|21st December 2011|
|Changes to the way mortgages are granted should help people secure the product that is right for them, while also minimising the chance of problems at a later date, an expert says.|
Catherine Hearnden, director at MyMortgageDirect, e...
|Confidence returning to UK housing market |
|20th December 2011|
|More people could be seeking a mortgage on a new property next year, as confidence is finally starting to return to the market.|
This is according to Paul Broadhead, head of mortgage...
|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...