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A rise in housing market activity suggests a positive start to 2024

While January can feel like a long (and sometimes bleak!) month after the festivity of December,…

Planning to remortgage in 2024? Here’s what you need to know 

Whether it’s travel, career or home planning, there can be lots of excitement that comes with…

Has a steady Bank Rate helped fixed-rate mortgages fall?  

The latest announcement from the Bank of England (BoE) on 21st September saw the Bank Rate being…

Buying Your First Home: A Guide For First Time Buyers

Navigating the housing market, with its constantly shifting conditions and regulations, can be a challenge. That’s why…

What effect will the latest Bank Rate rise have on mortgages? 

The current situation  Earlier this month, the Bank of England (BoE) increased the interest rate, also…

Hope for renters with new 0% deposit mortgages

In a pioneering move, Skipton has launched its new ‘Track Record Mortgage,’ a 0% deposit mortgage…
First-time buyer activity recovering as annual price growth slows

First-time buyer activity recovering as annual price growth slows

The recovery in the property market is being led by first-time buyer properties, which typically have…

Only 4% of people aged over 50 believe they would be able to take out a new mortgage

Furthermore, the study found that this figure dropped to 2% for those over 80 and goes…

‘Now more than ever it’s important to seek independent mortgage advice’

In a year that’s seen seven Bank of England base rate rises, homeowners and people wanting…

The average two-year fixed mortgage rate goes above 4%

Since the start of this month and following the Bank of England’s latest rate hike, the…