Mortgages

Learn about the different types of mortgage, and how to get the best deals that will save you money and improve your finances in the long term.

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Jun 15, 2018

3 year fixed rate mortgages

If you’re looking for the security of a fixed rate mortgage, but you want more flexibility than a five-year mortgage, a three-year fixed rate mortgage might be right for you. What is a three-year fixed [...]

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Latest Mortgage Articles

  • 3 year fixed rate mortgages

    If you’re looking for the security of a fixed rate mortgage, but you want more flexibility than a five-year mortgage, a three-year fixed rate mortgage might be right for you. What is a three-year fixed [...]

    Jun 15, 2018
  • 90% LTV mortgages

    Whether you’re buying your first place, or moving home, a 90% LTV mortgage is a pretty good place to start. By putting down a deposit of 10% you can access better mortgage products with lower interest [...]

    Jun 12, 2018
  • How to cheaply boost the value of your home

    Looking for ways to spruce up your home without putting yourself in the poorhouse? Whether you’re getting ready to sell your home or want to spiff it up inexpensively for your own enjoyment, we’ve [...]

    Jun 12, 2018
  • Atom launches 95% LTV mortgages for first-time buyers

    Digital-only bank Atom has launched a range of only-5%-deposit mortgages for first-time buyers. The interest rates on Atom’s new 95% LTV mortgages are okay, but not great: 3.59% for a two-year fixed [...]

    Jun 05, 2018
  • What is mortgage conveyancing?

    You probably don’t want to buy a new home in a quiet neighbourhood, only to find out that plans are afoot to erect a high rise apartment block next door, or that the person who you bought from had no [...]

    May 25, 2018
  • London house prices suffer biggest drop since 2009

    London house prices fell 0.7% over the past 12 months, while the rest of the country saw house prices increase by around 5%. According to the Office of National Statistics, which just published the March [...]

    May 23, 2018
  • Should you use a mortgage broker, or go direct?

    If you’re looking for a mortgage, should you talk to a broker or go directly to the lender? You might be surprised to learn that mortgage brokers today are well worth talking to: gone are the days of [...]

    May 14, 2018