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Around half of young borrowers will need a mortgage lasting into retirement

Around half of 25-34 year olds say they may need a mortgage that lasts into retirement, a BSA survey has revealed.

Nationwide Group offers joint let to buy and homebuyer mortgage deal

Nationwide Building Society is launching a new loyalty initiative for customers converting their existing main residence into a Buy to Let through The Mortgage Works (TMW) to rent out, while at the same time purchasing a residential property to live in.

Skipton cuts mortgage rates by up to 0.30%

Skipton Building Society is to cut mortgage rates by up to 0.30% when it launches a new residential Fixed Rate mortgage range.

Mortgage rates for first time buyers at their lowest in the last three years

Those looking to get a foot on the housing ladder have never had it so good, as both the...

TSB offers breathing space for home buyers

TSB is launching a new range of “breathing space” mortgages – mortgages which, for the first year have a lower interest rate to help customers wanting to put their own stamp on their new pad.

New fee-free, £1,000 cashback mortgages launched

Yorkshire Building Society is launching a range of fee-free, £1,000 cashback mortgages to help borrowers get on, or move up, the property ladder.

Arrears and repossessions continue to fall

Latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders show a fall in the first quarter of this year in the number and the proportion of mortgages in arrears or ending in repossession.

Nationwide offers £500 cashback for first time buyers

Nationwide is replacing its current £500 product fee discount with a £500 cashback available to all first time buyers.

The Yorkshire launches its first-ever four-year fixed rate mortgages

Yorkshire Building Society has launched its first-ever range of four-year fixed rate mortgages in a bid to offer an even wider choice of mortgage options.

More choice for Help to Buy remortgagors from Leeds Building Society

Leeds Building Society has launched two new remortgage products for homeowners who bought their properties with assistance from the Government’s Help to Buy (HTB) Equity scheme.

Borrowers alter spending habits to beat the mortgage approval minefield

With Sunday marking the 12-month anniversary of the introduction of tougher mortgage lending rules, research by MoneySuperMarket has shown that prospective borrowers are changing their spending habits in a bid to pass the tighter lending criteria.

HSBC launches lowest ever five year fix at 1.99%

HSBC has launched the market’s first five year fix below 2%, the mortgage is available at 60% LTV and has a booking fee of £1,499. HSBC is also launching a two year fix at 1.24%, and continues to offer its two year discount rate at 0.99%. Both are available at 60% LTV with a £1,499 fee.

The Yorkshire launches very competitive three-year fix with £500 cashback

Yorkshire Building Society has launched a three-year fixed rate at 1.99% with a £345 product fee and £500 cashback on completion.

Halifax Intermediaries launches new two-year tracker at 1.09%

Halifax Intermediaries has launched a new range of competitive two and five-year products in addition to reducing rates across the two-year tracker range for first-time buyers, home movers and remortgage customers by up to 0.3%.

Breaking barriers for the rich and famous, UK mortgage broker to specialise in arranging mortgages of £500,000 and above, is breaking barriers for high net worth individuals, and has consequently surpassed the £6billion mark in mortgage enquiries in only three years (March 2015).