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Mortgage warning: act now as rates rise

The amount you’ll be able to save by remortgaging away from your lender’s SVR will depend on the size of…

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How can older mortgage borrowers prove their income?

Retirement interest-only mortgages and equity release are both types of mortgage that are specifically designed for the over 55s. For…

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What is a mortgage agreement in principle?

You’ll then need to ask the lender you’ve decided you want to get a mortgage from for a mortgage agreement…

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What is Japanese Knotweed and will it affect your mortgage?

If you find Japanese knotweed in your garden or growing nearby, then the most important rule is not to try…

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Is it getting harder to get a mortgage?

Mortgage lenders are tightening their lending criteria amid the cost of living crisis in a move that could make it…

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Should I lock into a long-term fixed rate mortgage?

Long-term fixed-rate mortgages are now cheaper than short-term deals, so is now the time to lock into a deal that…

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How much do mortgage brokers charge?

Brokers charge for their advice in a variety of ways.            1) Fee-free Rather than you…

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10 reasons you might not be able to get a mortgage on a property

Energy bills are soaring, which has prompted many homeowners to look at ways they can better insulate their properties. However,…

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What is an offset mortgage?

Offset mortgages are only offered by a relatively small number of lenders including Barclays, Coventry Building Society, Accord (the intermediary…

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What is a green mortgage?

While still relatively new in the mortgage market, green mortgages are designed to encourage homeowners to make their homes as…