• Remortgaging levels rise year-on-year

    18th October 2017

    Data from UK Finance shows that lending for house purchase was higher month-on-month and year-on-year in August. First-time buyers borrowed £5.7 billion, up 16% compared with July and 12% compared with August 2016. First-time buyers took out 34,400 mortgages, up 14% month-on-month and 9% year-on-year. Home movers borrowed £8.4 billion, 18% higher than in July […]

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  • New remortgage deals from 2.38% at Aldermore

    2nd October 2017

    Aldermore has added new remortgage and purchase-only mortgage products to its range, with rates starting from 2.38%. By lowering its remortgage rates at a time when many homeowners are stuck on standard variable rates (SVRs), the bank aims to help customers who could save on their monthly payments or who are unable to switch to […]

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  • Remortgaging at highest level since 2009

    18th September 2017

    New data from UK Finance reveals that lending for house purchases in July was lower than in the preceding month but higher than the same month a year ago. Home movers borrowed £7.1 billion in July, down 9% compared with June but up 15% compared with July 2016. This equated to 32,800 loans, down 10% […]

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  • Leeds BS offers more choice for remortgage customers

    5th September 2017

    Homeowners looking to remortgage this autumn have more choice with new fixed-rate deals from Leeds Building Society. Highlights of the expanded range include: a five-year, fees-assisted, fixed-rate mortgage available up to 65% loan-to-value (LTV) at 1.94%; a five-year, fees-assisted, fixed-rate mortgage available up to 80% loan-to-value (LTV) at 2.14%; and a two-year, fee-saver, fixed-rate mortgage […]

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  • Accord launches new cut-rate remortgage products

    14th August 2017

    Accord Mortgages has reduced mortgage rates at most loan-to-values (LTVs) and introduced a new three-year option at 85% LTV. The intermediary-only lender, which is part of Yorkshire Building Society, has reduced mortgage rates by up to 0.12%. Highlights of the updated mortgages include a two-year fixed-rate deal at 1.37% up to 65% LTV for house […]

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