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New five-year mortgage is “outstanding” -  22nd July 2016

first direct has launched a new five-year mortgage which has catapulted straight into the Moneyfacts charts with a market-leading rate and outstanding terms. Read More...

BTL mortgage retains chart position -  22nd July 2016

Virgin Money has increased rates on its range of buy-to-let tracker mortgage products by up to 0.28%, but despite this, its 60% loan-to-value (LTV) deal comfortably retains its chart place thanks to its ongoing competitiveness. Read More...

Yorkshire BS mortgage secures chart place -  21st July 2016

Yorkshire BS has reduced its three-year fixed rate mortgage by an outstanding 0.20%, which secures it a coveted place in the Moneyfacts best buy charts. Read More...

Leeds BS gives mortgage a rate cut -  15th July 2016

Leeds BS has reduced its two-year fixed rate mortgage by 0.05%, giving it a prized place in the Moneyfacts charts and securing it an “outstanding” rating in the process. Read More...

Outstanding mortgage from Leek United -  13th July 2016

Leek United BS has reduced its two-year fixed rate mortgage by 0.10%, securing it an “outstanding” rating and securing its position in the Moneyfacts charts. Read More...

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Downsizing dilemma – to move or not to move?

26th July 2016 Many people think that they’ll use their property as their retirement fund, and may look to downsizing to achieve that. However, when the time comes, few want to take the plunge, with 58% of over-55s surveyed having no intention of downsizing. Read More...

The supermarket bonus on house prices

26th July 2016 We all know there are certain things that can increase the value of a property, and location is definitely one of them. But did you know that this can extend to the location of your local supermarket? Read More...

Swot up on student accounts to find the best deal

26th July 2016 In the run up to a new academic year, prospective students and those ready to graduate would be wise to take time out to choose a cost-effective bank account that will cover their day-to-day needs throughout their studies. Read More...

First-time buyer numbers “remain strong”

25th July 2016 The continued rise of house prices has no doubt made it difficult for first-time buyers to take that all-important first step, but happily, many appear to be taking the plunge. Read More...

Consumers more in touch with their spending habits

25th July 2016 New research from Nationwide has shown that consumers have never been more in touch with their spending habits, as thanks to technological advancements in the banking sector, people are checking their bank balance more than ever before. Read More...

Six-month review of the mortgage market

25th July 2016 Following our recent look at the savings market over the last six months, we thought we’d take the opportunity to perform the same analysis on the mortgage market – and unlike the savings sector, it’s all been positive for consumers. Read More...

Do financial matters get pushed down the list?

22nd July 2016 Many of us have tasks that we keep trying to avoid, and financial planning is definitely one of them. In fact, Standard Life has taken a closer look, and after things like cleaning and DIY, financial matters are definitely put on the backburner. Read More...