How Can I Help A Loved One Get On The Property Ladder?

By Sarah Thompson, Managing Director, Mortgage Scout Compared with a decade ago, today’s first-time buyers are older, more likely to buy with a partner and more likely to have dependent children. This highlights how getting on the property ladder is becoming increasingly hard for younger borrowers. However, lenders are always […]

6 Tips To Value Your Property As Accurately As Possible

Pricing your home correctly is the differentiator in standing a realistic chance of selling your property in a challenging market. When you align your property’s price with the current market trends and its unique attributes, you’ll not only attract serious buyers but also streamline the negotiation process. Property consultants Cluttons have provided […]

How Much Does It Cost To Sell My Home?

If you want to sell your home you’ll have to spend over £5,400 on the process, taking into account factors like estate agency and conveyancing fees, although this cost climbs as high as £11,500 in the capital. That is according to estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, which utilised its ‘My Property […]

When Is The Best Time To Re-Mortgage?

The best time to remortgage depends on several factors and individual circumstances. However, there are some considerations to help you determine the optimal time: Interest rates Keep an eye on the prevailing interest rates. If interest rates have significantly dropped since you initially obtained your mortgage, it might be a […]

Mortgage Rates Rise – What Can Flat Owners Expect?

As two-year fixed-rate mortgages soar to 6%, what can flat owners expect from their maintenance fees? Homeowners across the country are currently facing turmoil as it has been reported that the UK is ‘hurtling into mortgage disaster’. With two-year fixed UK mortgage rates rising above a staggering 6%, amid an […]

Biggest Lenders Increase Mortgage Rates

NatWest and Nationwide, two of the UK’s largest mortgage lenders, have announced today that they will increase interest rates by as much as 0.45% while removing some of their mortgage products from the market altogether. The move from the lenders, experts predict, is due to the financial markets reaction to the stubbornly high […]