Are you muddled about mortgages?

Why now's the time to fix your mortgage

Fixed-rate mortgages are at rock bottom levels, making it a great time to lock in while you still can. We find the best deals. Read more.

How to avoid repossession

Thousands of properties are repossessed every year across the UK. If you're concerned that your home could be at risk, follow our top tips. Read more.

Top mortgages for those with a small deposit

The number of mortgages for borrowers with hardly any deposit is increasing, which has to be good news for first-time buyers. Read more.

Should borrowers be tempted by a ten-year mortgage fix?

Rates on ten-year mortgage fixes are currently very competitive, but should borrowers think about tying themselves to one rate for the next decade? Read more.

Time to bag a tracker mortgage?

As interest rates are expected to remain low for the next couple of year, should borrowers move on to a mortgage with variable repayments that track the Bank of England base rate? Read more.

Avoid this sneaky mortgage trap

Headline rates can be enticing, but often they are masking something else such as high fees. We show you what to watch out for. Read more.

Eight ways to get the best mortgage rates

If your mortgage is getting too expensive, we show you some easy ways to reduce your mortgage costs. Read more.

What REALLY adds value to your home?

Carrying out home improvements can help to boost the value of your property – but make sure it doesn't end in disaster. Read more.

Knock ten years off your mortgage

All homeowners would love to free themselves from paying out huge monthly sums on their mortgage. We show you ways to cut your home loan down to size. Read more.

Sniffing out the latest news

June house prices stand still

Latest figures from Land Registry show property prices in England and Wales rose by the tiniest margin in June. Read more.

 

More elderly homeowners turning to equity release

Figures from the Equity Release Council show that total advances through equity release are up 22% compared with last year. Read more.

London 2012 rental dream fails to materialise

London homeowners are counting losses after their gamble to rent their properties to Olympics visitors failed to pay off. Read more.

Mortgage lending slumps to new low

The British Bankers' Association says its members approved just 51,610 mortgages in June - the lowest monthly figure since its records began in 1997. Read more.

Barclays chops fixed rates as mortgage war heats up

Barclays is cutting six of its fixed mortgage rates by up to 0.3 of a point – and brings in a two-year fixed rate at 3.29% with no fees. Read more.

Gold for east London house prices thanks to Olympics

Homeowners living close to the Olympic site in Stratford have seen the value of their property rise by more than £70,000 since London was awarded the Games in 2005. Read more.

Halifax to remove fees on remortgage products

Halifax has announced it will save customers £1,760 by removing upfront fees on its remortgage products. Read more.

Mortgage war heats up as another lender offers a sub-3% fixed deal

Santander has matched HSBC's 2.99% for five-year fixed rate - with fees just £5 less as rival lender Skipton withdraws its 3.99% seven-year fixed rate. Read more.

Mortgage lending drops 5% in June

The value of mortgages lent dropped by £600 million in June, experts say the market is suffering from a see-saw effect. Read more.

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