Mortgage Lending

Can Payday Loans Affect Your Mortgage Chances?

James Jones | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK
James Jones

I think it's safe to say that most people have heard of payday loans, what with the countless adverts for them on TV these days. A lot of people have heard of them, a lot of people use them, but how many people actually know about their effects on credit ratings?

Why Has Osborne Told Cable To Shut Up?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has been slapped down at Cabinet by George Osborne over his repeated warnings that Britain was in danger of a new house price bubble. T...

Mortgage Lending 'At Highest Level Since 2008'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK

Mortgage lenders have reported their strongest month in almost five years, in further signs that the housing market is bursting back into life. An ...

Average House Price Drops By 2.4%

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK

House prices continued to "fluctuate quite widely" last month, mortgage lender Halifax said on Friday, as the average price dropped 2.4%. The decre...

Are We Finally 'At Home' In Our Properties?

Alison Cork | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alison Cork

Since when did property ownership take the place of working for a living? Why did we allow ourselves to believe that property values could only ever go up, and quickly at that? And have we, in the process, allowed ourselves to lose sight of the real meaning of home?