Interest rate rise: How will it affect you?

Interest rate rise How will it affect you

It’s taken more than 10 years, but it’s finally happened.

The Bank of England has decided to increase interest rates with the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voting by 7-2 to increase base rate from 0.25% to 0.5%, principally in response … Read the rest

Prices cut for one in three homes

Research from Zoopla suggests that homeowners are overpricing properties, leading to over a third on the market having their asking price reduced at least once.

With house prices seemingly on an unstoppable upward curve, are overzealous sellers to blame? Or … Read the rest

To charge or not to charge, that is the question

To charge or not to charge, that is the question

This week, some damning and highly detailed research was released to the mortgage industry.

In essence, and so as not to get bogged down in complex detail, someone multiplied 920,000 mortgages by £400, confidently stating that the consumer was being … Read the rest