Housing market confidence grows
Hindered by political and economic uncertainty, the housing market in 2019 was described as flat by many commentators. House price growth stagnated, potential buyers were hesitant and those looking to sell their properties were cautious.
But, with the country now having some more certainty, the hou…
Mortgage borrowing increases for first time buyers and home movers
Happy new year! It’s 2020 already, a brand-new decade! The start of the new year brings some fresh opportunities for the mortgage market, which is good news for those looking to purchase their first property or move home.
Despite the industry facing some uncertainties in 2019, we’re starting off 20…
Myth busting: Remortgaging
A remortgage is the act of switching your existing mortgage to a new deal, either with your existing lender or a new provider, you don’t need to move house and the new mortgage is still secured against the same property.
There are a whole host of reasons for remortgaging your property, from raising…
Why are current mortgage rates so low?
Despite what some commentators are describing as a flat economic and mortgage market, many of you across the country are still finding ways to purchase your dream home. Whether you’re a first-time buyer, home mover or buy-to-let investor, now may actually be a great time to consider your options.
Additional costs of buying a house
You’ve found the home of your dreams and it’s within your budget, whether you’re a first-time buyer or a home mover it feels like a dream come true! But have you prepared for the additional costs of purchasing your new home?
There are a number of hidden costs associated with buying a property that …