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Getting a mortgage with poor credit history

Getting a mortgage with poor credit history

When a lender is deciding whether to give you a loan, they need to know if you are going to pay it back. This isn’t just a matter of whether you can afford to make the payments. It’s also about …

Mortgage arrears: Don’t stick your head in the sand

Mortgage arrears: Don’t stick your head in the sand

When Bank of England Base Rate goes up – and it will do sometime over the next few months – mortgage rates are destined to rise. If you have a tracker or standard variable rate mortgage your …

The self-build dream

The self-build dream

Ever wondered if you could cut your energy bills – by as much as 80 per cent? Celebrity designer Charlie Luxton says it’s entirely possible if you build your own home. Elizabeth Henry …

How to be a landlord

How to be a landlord

The buy-to-let market is booming. Lenders are keen for new customers who aren’t subject to as much regulation as regular house buyers, while more people are seeing it as a safe form of investment …


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