Browsing: Mortgage Matters

A Green Mortgage

Barclays has launched what it likes to call a green mortgage, which gives borrowers a slightly lower interest rate if…

Remortgages on the rise

The number of remortgages in January 2018 reached a nine-year high while the number of first-time buyers and home movers…

Paperwork overload!

A survey suggests that the average mortgage application involves applicants reading 219 pages of paperwork and that four out of…

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Be Prepared

THE WORD with Sam Sproston, Partner and Office Head, Knight Frank Wandsworth, sees some good signs in the market. “Will winter…

Beat the rate rise

GARETH LOWMAN of SPF Private Clients shares his knowledge of the fixed-rate mortgage market. Pricing on two-year, fixed-rate mortgages is…

Time to Hit the Panic Button?

Duncan Farmer looks at the effects of recent stock market falls. The sudden and dramatic falls in world stock markets…

Into the Future and Beyond

Duncan Farmer examines predictions for 2018 Making New Year forecasts might be a fun pastime, but is generally fairly pointless…

Number Crunching

£39 The average increase in repayments on a £300,000 loan on a standard variable rate since the base rate rise…

Some Pain, Some Gain

Duncan Farmer examines the effects of the recent Bank of England base rate rise. So, at last, the Bank of…

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