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Higher Fixed Rate Mortgages are on the Way – Mortgage Advice

The CBI The Bank of England base rate remains at 0.5% for the third consecutive month there are warnings recommending that higher fixed rate mortgage deals are on the horizon. Borrowers are reluctant to remortgage now due to the low interest rates they have with their current mortgage deals. This benefits borrowers on tracker rate, […]

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Buy-to-Let Landlords see their property investments hit by this recession – Mortgage Advice

Some Buy-to-Let landlords have been hardest hit by the current downturn in the economy and are losing properties by three times the rate of ordinary homeowners. Landlords saw the housing boom as an easy way to make money and many felt that the property boom would never end or so they thought. It seems that […]

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Number of Mortgage Products available rises – Mortgage Advice

The situation as I see it! Money seems to be in short supply; interest rates offered by banks for saving money remains diabolical; unemployment is expected to increase by quarter of a million as students leave university and college and members of Parliament from all sides of the political spectrum have exploited their expenses for […]

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Quick Property Sale Comparison Service Launched – Press Release

EstateAgencyFeesDirect.com is fast becoming the recognised market leader for generating hundreds of comparison quotes each month on behalf of property sellers nationwide. The site has now expanded its unique estate agents fees service to include comparisons of Below Market Value (BMV) offers provided by Quick Property Sale companies. In much the same way the main estate agency comparison […]

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Four ways to help you get out of Debt | Debt Management

The United Kingdom personal debt today stands at £1,458 billion and the government intend to increase their debt to £175 billion this year and similar figures for the next three years. The latest figures available from Credit Action this month suggests that the average household debt is £59,765 including mortgages, £1.02 billion will be spent […]

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The Mortgage interest rate looks to have bottomed out

Money saving Expert says, surely the Bank of England base rate cannot drop any further? They could drop another half a percentage point to zero but there seems little point in reducing interest rates further. The government and the Bank of England have now introduced and started the process of Quantative Easing. They will spend […]

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Rescued Banks charge extortionate rates for personal loans

As a provider of  money saving advice , I can understand banks and finance institutes charging high interest rates to clients that have a less than perfect credit report where they have missed payments, fallen into arrears, been issued with defaults and county court judgements. But it looks like these banks were charging these interest […]

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Cheltenham & Gloucester Tracker Rate Mortgage comes up trumps!

A few weeks ago I was talking with another client who had a tracker rate mortgage with the Cheltenham & Gloucester.  She told me that her tracker mortgage which I had arranged for her on a 1.01% below the base rate had reduced her monthly payments down to 25pence a month on a fairly substantial […]

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Market leading tracker rate mortgage is finally released

Mortgage lenders do actually want to offer borrowers the best mortgage deal or the best remortgage deal but they are restricted by the lack of money in the system at present. The banks immediate instinct is survival at the moment and their need to protect their capital base by not lending money or only lending […]

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The number of completed Mortgages is down by 52%

The Council of Mortgage Lenders figures show that mortgage lending has fallen for another month from 32,400 mortgages completed in December, 2008 to 23,400 in January, 2009.  The number of competed mortgages is down by 52% on January 2008 when 48,600 mortgages were completed. Money is still tight and the banks still have little appetite […]

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Tenants, Beware of Buy-to-Let landlords when renting

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has released figures this month that show a sharp rise in homes being repossessed. The figures show that 40,000 people lost their homes last year which is up from 26,200 in 2007. These figures also included buy-to-let repossessions from landlords with buy-to-let mortgages and landlords who are renting out […]

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Home buying is at the lowest level for 34 years

The Council of Mortgage Lenders says that in 2008 there were 46% fewer first-time buyers than in 2007. Those first-time buyers that did get on the housing market were reported to have put down a 22% deposit on their new home. Estate Agents and Mortgage brokers would like to forget 2008 as it was probably […]

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Confidence is the key to recovery from this recession

Trying to find anything to be confident about with regards to our economy is extremely difficult at present. Earlier this week, we saw the American’s being full of confidence and optimism for the future as they heralded in their 44th President Barack Obama. We are constantly bombarded with information by the media. Today the media […]

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Northern Rock told by Government to start lending again for mortgages!

The Northern Rock was granted emergency financial support from the Bank of England on September 2007. Northern Rock under government control then announced in 2007 that they would not remortgage their existing mortgage borrowers to a new remortgage product.  In fact the Northern Rock was informing their mortgage borrowers to remortgage to another mortgage lender […]

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Are homebuyers being frozen out of the mortgage market?

The number of homes changing hands fell to a record low in December despite an increase in the number of buyer enquiries having risen for the second month in a row according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).  They also said that sales are at their lowest levels since records began in 1978. […]

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