Browsing: Mortgage Matters

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…

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…