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Leeds set to boost first time buyer support with rate reductions

Leeds Building Society is continuing its support for first time buyers through a range of rate reductions on high LTV (loan to value) and Help to Buy mortgages.

First Time Buyer mortgages bucking trend with record low rates for low deposits

While interest rates are increasing overall, mortgages for first time buyers have just got cheaper, according to new research by Defaqto, the financial information business.

Longer-term fixes reach record high

Paragon Mortgages’ latest Financial Advisors Confidence Tracking (FACT) Index report, based on interviews with 199 mortgage intermediaries, shows longer-term fixed rate mortgages continue to grow in popularity with homeowners opting for five-year products to benefit from better rates.

What exactly is a reverse mortgage?

For many long years or even decades, you may have made regularly monthly home loan payments to your lender. Over the years, you likely saw your property value rise and your outstanding loan balance decline.

AA adds market-leading 5-year fixed mortgage to range

The AA has launched a range of new, market-leading 5-year fixed-rate mortgages between 75% and 85% loan-to-value (LTV) with, fee and cashback options for both purchases and remortgages.

Leeds makes web and service improvements for portfolio landlords

Leeds Building Society has announced more details of how it will be supporting brokers to comply with the new rules around portfolio landlords.

More choice in residential remortgages with new Leeds fixed rates

Homeowners looking to remortgage this autumn have more choice with new fixed rate deals from Leeds Building Society.

Loyal mortgage holders hit with £400 average price hikes

Loyal customers who don’t remortgage after their fixed term deal can pay £400 extra a year, Citizens Advice research reveals.

Accord Buy To Let expands its fixed rate range

Accord Buy To Let has expanded its range of fixed rate mortgages for landlords with deposits of 25% or more.

How to avoid a summer slowdown on your mortgage application

Borrowers have been reminded by Yorkshire Building Society that they can take steps to reduce delays to house sales caused by traditional hold-ups in property valuations during the summer holiday period.

Millennial mortgages: younger generation strive to be savvy with their mortgage

L&C Mortgages has revealed that millennials in Britain are striving to be savvy about managing their mortgages. Nine in ten (92%) 18-34 year olds have a repayment mortgage deal, so they are gradually chipping away at the capital.

TSB reduces five-year fixed rate for remortgage borrowers

TSB has reduced the interest rate by 0.10% on the five-year fixed rate at 60-75% LTV for residential remortgage borrowers.

First time buyers, homemovers and remortgage customers benefit from Halifax £750 cashback

Halifax is offering first time buyers, homemovers and remortgage customers £750 cashback on qualifying mortgages from Monday 3 July.

UK mortgage approvals slip by 11% in april as consumer borrowing speeds up

UK mortgage approvals slip by 11% in april as consumer borrowing speeds up

Mortgage lending fell by about 11% in April according to the latest figures from the British Bankers' Association (BBA).

Halifax rewards first-time buyers and homemovers with £1000 cashback

Halifax is offering first-time buyers and homemovers £1000 cashback on qualifying mortgages.