Interest Rates Rise – What Does It Mean?

Today’s announcement by the Bank of England that interest rates will rise from 0.25 to 0.5% has not come as a surprise, but marks a significant change in direction following almost a decade of record low interest rates. First Time Buyers who have purchased a property in the past 10 […]

Landlords need to prepare for ‘revenge eviction’ claims

Landlords are being urged to set up basic procedures to protect themselves against accusations of retaliatory evictions. Danielle Hughes, a solicitor at Kirwans law firm, said that many landlords are leaving themselves wide open to legal claims of retaliatory eviction and property disrepair by failing to put clear processes in […]

Locking Down Low Mortgage Rates – How to Protect Yourself from Increases to Interest Rates

Industry experts are encouraging people to protect their finances from future increases to interest rates, as soon as they possibly can. Experts say that an increase to the base rate by the Bank of England is imminent and so they should ensure that they are locked into a fixed rate […]