More private renters than mortgaged homeowners by 2025

There will be more private renters than homeowners with a mortgage by 2025, NatWest senior economist Sebastian Burnside has predicted. There are already more private renters and outright homeowners and fewer people owning with a mortgage than 10 yea...continue reading

Should landlords choose a repayment or interest only buy-to-let mortgage?

When borrowing money for your buy-to-let mortgage, there are two ways you can repay the loan. Interest only With interest only mortgages, only the interest on the loan is paid each month; not the capital borrowed. At the end of the mortgage term, f...continue reading

Spring is here – time to storm-proof your home

Over 50s insurer, SunLife, offers their advice on storm-proofing your home. There are more weather-related home insurance claims in the winter than at any other time of year but, as the UK battles its fourth storm of 2018, with record winds, plungin...continue reading

Popularity for longer-term mortgage products surges

New data from Paragon has shown that mortgages of 5 years or more are now the product of choice for 48% of applicants - over taking 2 year deals for the first time. According to the analysis, this equates to an increase of 7% on Q3 2017 and 15% on t...continue reading

Top tips to keep your home secure

Thousands of homes due are left empty across many different times of the year due to public and school holidays. Those times of year can be a popular period for burglars to strike. However, measures can be taken to decrease the chances of doorstep c...continue reading

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