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The number of buy-to-let mortgages available rises, but rates remain high

Published: April 20, 2023 by Jennifer Armstrong

The number of buy-to-let mortgages fell last year, but the figure is now on the rise. However, interest rates remain high, so it’s still vital landlords search for the right deal for them.  The mini-Budget, delivered by former chancellor Kwasi … Continue reading

Millions of fixed-rate mortgages are ending. Discover 6 practical steps you can take now

Published: February 3, 2023 by Jennifer Armstrong

Over the last year, interest rates have increased from historic lows. Fixed-rate mortgage payers that have been shielded from the rises so far could find their outgoings rise if their deal ends in 2023.  The Bank of England increased its … Continue reading

How to assess your affordability when taking out a mortgage

Published: October 13, 2022 by Jennifer Armstrong

As house prices reach record highs, assessing affordability when you’re buying is more important than ever. It can help you search for properties within your budget and ensure your long-term finances are secure. Over the 12 months to August 2022, … Continue reading

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What proposed ultra-long mortgages would mean for your repayments

Published: September 1, 2022 by Jennifer Armstrong

As property prices rise and families face pressure due to the cost of living crisis, the government is reportedly considering ultra-long mortgages.  It’s well-known that house prices have soared in the last couple of decades.  According to the Halifax House … Continue reading

4.5 million people don’t think they’ll pay off their mortgage before 65. Here are some options

Published: August 15, 2022 by Jennifer Armstrong

Being mortgage-free before you retire is a common goal. It can be difficult to secure a new mortgage deal once you pass retirement age and retiring debt-free means you can make the most of the next stage of your life. … Continue reading