28 Aug

UK mortgage approvals hit 2-year high

Mortgage approvals are at their highest level in more than two years. New figures from UK Finance, the trade body for lenders, show that mortgage lenders gave the nod to 43,342 property purchase mortgages in July, up from 42,775 in July. Those figures are also up 10 percent on the same month a year ago. […]

8 May

Low rates point to best time to remortgage

Mortgage rates are to remain at a record low as the Bank of England kept its base rate the same at the latest meeting. And that’s good news for those looking to remortgage by switching to a better deal. Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that the effects of Brexit could bring more […]

30 Apr

Spring into action and remortgage for a better deal

It’s the season for spring cleaning and taking stock of financial matters. That makes it the ideal time for homeowners thinking of remortgaging to do the research required to get a better loan deal. For first-time buyers at least a year or two into their first-ever mortgage, this is also the ideal time to do […]