Money blog: Can my lender end my fixed-rate mortgage early? | UK News

Money blog: Can my lender end my fixed-rate mortgage early? | UK News

How much is pocket money in 2024 and where are kids spending it? New data reveals all By Bhvishya Patel, Money team Pocket money is in decline, data shows – but kids... Read more »
UK House Prices Unexpectedly Rise as Mortgage Costs Dip

UK House Prices Unexpectedly Rise as Mortgage Costs Dip

Hi, I’m Leo from Bloomberg’s UK Breaking News team, catching you up on this morning’s business stories. UK house prices rose unexpectedly for a third month, helped by a dip in borrowing... Read more »
Mortgage arrears soar in UK according to global credi…

Mortgage arrears soar in UK according to global credi…

Global credit intelligence provider Pepper Advantage, which has a 100,000+ UK residential mortgage portfolio, says arrears in this country have seen a 23.3 per cent annual jump.  And it says the rate... Read more »
Mortgage Guarantee Extension in package of first time…

Mortgage Guarantee Extension in package of first time…

A range informal media briefings on behalf of the UK government suggest that an extension of the current mortgage guarantee scheme is one of a number of measures being considered to help... Read more »
Mortgage Mayhem Subsiding – Low Level Of Worry Amongs…

Mortgage Mayhem Subsiding – Low Level Of Worry Amongs…

A survey by property portal OnTheMarket suggests that only six per cent of home movers are concerned in any way about securing a mortgage to fund the purchase of their next property.... Read more »
Absolute Lunacy – mortgage industry responds to lates…

Absolute Lunacy – mortgage industry responds to lates…

The Bank of England’s latest base rate rise – up 0.25 per cent to 5.25 per cent – has been poorly received by much of the lending industry. Here’s a selection –... Read more »
Mortgage rates drive buyers away from London property…

Mortgage rates drive buyers away from London property…

Higher mortgage rates have replaced the ‘race for space’ as the primary reason for buying outside of London this year, research suggests. Analysis by Hamptons found first-time buyers made up a record... Read more »
‘The mortgage crisis has changed our lives’: borrowers in England reel from latest rise in rates | UK cost of living crisis

‘The mortgage crisis has changed our lives’: borrowers in England reel from latest rise in rates | UK cost of living crisis

Liam, 36, a senior IT manager and married father-of-one from Newcastle upon Tyne, is one of millions of homeowners whose mortgage payments will rise even higher after the Bank of England on... Read more »
Mortgage crunch — Brexit turns 7 — Starmer’s brush with the law – POLITICO

Mortgage crunch — Brexit turns 7 — Starmer’s brush with the law – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. LITERAL SCOOP: Keir Starmer had a brush with French beach police for selling ice creams illegally while a student, my colleagues... Read more »
Lessons in contrition — Swerving Westminster — Mortgage crunch – POLITICO

Lessons in contrition — Swerving Westminster — Mortgage crunch – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. Good Sunday afternoon. This is Annabelle Dickson, back in the Crunch hot seat, after a glorious two-week Norfolk staycation. THINGS TO... Read more »