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How the new low-deposit mortgage scheme works
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How the new low-deposit mortgage scheme works

Government vows to turn ‘Generation Rent’ into ‘Generation Buy’
19 Apr 2021
RBS offers coronavirus mortgage holidays
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RBS offers coronavirus mortgage holidays

Taxpayer-owned bank follows measures taken in virus-struck Italy
11 Mar 2020
Mortgage approvals leap to the highest level for five years
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Mortgage approvals leap to the highest level for five years

December's healthy figures couldn't stop an overall fall for 2019
28 Jan 2020
The pros and cons of Help to Buy: is it worth it?
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The pros and cons of Help to Buy: is it worth it?

New figures reveal that people who took advantage of the scheme are paying more for their homes
11 Oct 2018
Interest rate rise: how will it affect you?
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Interest rate rise: how will it affect you?

Mortgage holders facing payment hikes as Bank’s rate hits 0.75% - the highest in almost a decade
2 Aug 2018
Bank of Mum and Dad ‘feels the pinch’
Parental handout have become an integral part of the UK housing market
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Bank of Mum and Dad ‘feels the pinch’

Parents are lending less money to their children but are still ‘prime movers’ in UK housing market
30 May 2018
'Mortgage prisoners': are borrowers being treated unfairly?
2.3m householders will struggle with mortgage repayments
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'Mortgage prisoners': are borrowers being treated unfairly?

Regulator to investigate reports of homeowners being refused loans that would reduce mortgage costs
12 Oct 2015

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Mortgage tricks to avoid – and what to do instead
2.3m householders will struggle with mortgage repayments
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Mortgage tricks to avoid – and what to do instead

New rules have made mortgages harder to come by, but trying to trick the banks could backfire
29 Apr 2015
Remortgage now and save £2,600 on a £100,000 mortgage
2.3m householders will struggle with mortgage repayments
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Remortgage now and save £2,600 on a £100,000 mortgage

Mortgage interest rates are at an all-time low, so now is the time to fix your payments
25 Feb 2015
The price-comparison tricks that will save you money
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The price-comparison tricks that will save you money

January is the busiest time of year for price-comparison websites. Here's how to get their best deals
8 Jan 2015
Mortgage deals: how to lock in a good rate
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Mortgage deals: how to lock in a good rate

Now is the time to grab a low fixed-rate mortgage – but it might not be as easy as you think
10 Dec 2014
London housing market 'in reverse', say experts
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London housing market 'in reverse', say experts

Demand for houses in London has fallen more sharply than elsewhere in the UK
14 Aug 2014
Mark Carney steps in to cool house prices
Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England
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Mark Carney steps in to cool house prices

Bank of England governor Mark Carney announces caps on high-risk mortgage lending
26 Jun 2014
New mortgage rules require 'lifestyle quiz' for borrowers
2.3m householders will struggle with mortgage repayments
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New mortgage rules require 'lifestyle quiz' for borrowers

New rules mean you may be asked how much you spend on a haircut before you can get a mortgage
25 Apr 2014
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