The latest articles on mortgages

  1. What types of mortgages are there?

    How do you decide which type of mortgage to go for and where can you find the best deals? Let's talk about loans.

    How do you decide which type of mortgage to go for and where can you find the best deals? ...

  2. How to get a mortgage when you’re retired

    With Brits living and working longer than ever, more of us want to take out mortgages later in life. 

    With Brits living and working longer than ever, more of us want to take out mortgages late...

  3. What to do if your house gets down valued by the bank

    You've found your dream home and you're willing to pay the full asking price. But the bank says your potential new pad isn't worth the price tag. Here's what to do.

    You've found your dream home and you're willing to pay the full asking price. But the bank...

  4. Understanding loan-to-value

    If you're thinking of buying a house and applying for a mortgage, you'll need to know all about loan-to-value. Here's our guide with the lowdown.

    If you're thinking of buying a house and applying for a mortgage, you'll need to know all ...

  5. What is the mortgage guarantee scheme?

    95% mortgages are now widely available from major banks and building societies, meaning you don’t have to save up such a big deposit to buy your own home.

    95% mortgages are now widely available from major banks and building societies, meaning yo...

  6. How much can I borrow for a mortgage?

    Ready to start shopping for a home? Once you’ve stashed away a deposit, it’s time to work out how much you can borrow.

    Ready to start shopping for a home? Once you’ve stashed away a deposit, it’s time to work ...

  7. Bank Rate: what changing interest rates could mean for you

    We take a look at why interest rates move and up and down, when the next rates change might be, and what increases or cuts mean for mortgage repayments and savings.

    We take a look at why interest rates move and up and down, when the next rates change migh...

  8. What are retirement interest-only mortgages?

    Aimed at the over 55s, retirement interest-only mortgages are designed to help those who can't repay their mortgage in full when they retire. Here's how they work.

    Aimed at the over 55s, retirement interest-only mortgages are designed to help those who c...

  9. Coronavirus: latest property market news, information and advice

    Can I move house? What will happen to prices? Keep up to date with how Covid-19 and the local restriction tier system is affecting the UK property market.

    Can I move house? What will happen to prices? Keep up to date with how Covid-19 and the lo...

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