Mortgage Desk

Mortgage Desk

From Europe and USA to the UK and beyond, we monitor the mortgage rates, activity and issues all borrowers need to know.

How long will UK mortgage rates stay low?

The Bank of England cut the interest rate to a record low of 0.25 per cent last week, the first change in more than seven years. Does that mean UK mortgage rates will stay low for longer?

Senate approves bill to open up condo lending

The US senate has approved a new bill that will open up lending to more condo buyers.

Lending to first-time buyers overtakes home movers

First-time buyers in the UK borrowed more than home movers in May 2016 for the first time in 20 years.

UK sees “best May for remortgaging since 2008”

The UK has just seen the best May for remortgaging since 2008, according to research from LMS.

How do I get a mortgage in Turkey?

Turkish property has become an increasingly popular choice for buyers from around the world, thanks to its strong price growth, fuelled by demand for housing. We break down the mortgage lending process for potential investors.

UK mortgage rates hit record low

UK mortgage rates have hit a record low this spring, opening up the market to both new and old buyers.

April mortgage lending suffers buy-to-let hangover

The UK's mortgage industry suffered a buy-to-let hangover in April 2016, as lending dipped following a busy March.

Barclays brings back the no-deposit mortgage

Barclays has brought back the no-deposit mortgage to the UK.

UK lenders introduce stricter buy-to-let mortgages

UK lenders are introducing stricter criteria for buy-to-let mortgages, following comments from the Bank of England that the sector could overheat.

US mortgage rates remain low as spring buying season begins

US mortgage rates remain low at the start of the spring buying season, which is expected to encourage buyer demand.
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2022/08/18 08:59:17pm