Browsing: Mortgage Matters

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…

We’ve Heard it All Before

Duncan Farmer considers which way the Bank of England will go with interest rates. Mark Carney’s strong hint to John…

Number Crunching

0.89 per cent The rate on Yorkshire Building Society’s two-year discounted mortgage £40,000 The average “loan” given to first-time buyers…

Number Crunching

1.51% The interest rate on the Halifax’s three-year fixed-rate mortgage 8% The proportion of homebuyers who get help from parents…