Mortgage lending volumes down but approvals tick up

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10 insider tips on using Rightmove and Zoopla to buy a house

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Average two-year fixed rate drops to lowest point in 12 months

It’s good news for borrowers as lenders vye for your business with tempting new mortgage deals

Wedding Loans: Why More Couples Are Turning To Personal Finance For Their Big Day

Whether you and your partner have already tied the knot, or you’ve just popped, or been popped the question, chances are you’re already very familiar with the mounting costs of a wedding

Nationwide profits hit by mortgage war and PPI mis-selling

Building society prioritising IT investment over ‘short-term profits’, says chief executive

Equity release products have quadrupled in three years

New mortgages are more flexible than ever with over two-thirds allowing ad hoc payments to be made

First-time buyers proud to purchase, but the process makes them feel ill

Six in 10 new buyers found the purchase process ‘overly complicated’

Mortgage owners more likely to take insurance than renters

Mortgage owners take out insurance policies more than renters, data and analytics company GlobalData has found.

Record numbers of young adults in UK living with parents

ONS notes 46% rise since 1999 in number of 20- to 34-year-olds returning home

First-time buyers: here’s how you can buy a three-bedroom house rather than a flat

Longer-term mortgages and government schemes aiding first-time buyers