The data was taken from Intuit Credit Karma’s platform, as households prepare to go on summer holidays June 14 and 15 were the most common days last year for people to apply for credit cards and loans, according to a ...

According to research from Market Financial Solutions, the slow house buying process adds to “financial losses and emotional strain” for many purchasers and vendors Homebuyers are being gazumped due to lengthy property chains and delays in securing a mortgage, it’s ...

Data firm TwentyEA found the number of listings that were sold subject to contract (SSTC) was 51,025, a 9% increase on 46,802 from the same period in 2023 Buyers and sellers are proving determined to press ahead with their home ...

There were 28,840 new loans advanced to borrowers aged over 55 in the first quarter of 2024 – this is down 11.7% year on year New figures from UK Finance show a drop in later life mortgage lending in recent ...

At the start of June, the average mortgage spent just 15 days on the market, down from 28 days at the start of May, according to Moneyfacts The average “shelf-life” of a UK mortgage has almost halved in a month, ...

The DWP has stressed that assistance is not solely restricted to vulnerable households on benefits The Department for Work and Pensions has disclosed details about who is eligible for a new round of summer cost of living payments. Thousands are ...

Speaking at the Goldman Sachs European Financials Conference in Madrid, Paul Thwaite said Natwest would “review opportunities” to grow through acquisitions The chief executive of Natwest has said the lender is open to acquisitions and predicted more consolidation in the ...

Rents across England increased more than 1% between April and May The latest Rental Index from PropTech platform Goodlord shows rents touched their highest levels since October over the last month. ...

Last week, a few lenders moved to pull some fixed deals at 90% and 95% LTV Despite a more subdued period for the mortgage market, analysis by Moneyfacts shows a few lenders pulled higher LTV deals. ...

Nearly all renovating homeowners enlisted the help of a home professional in 2023 While renovation activity remains consistent with 48% of homeowners having taken on a renovation project in 2023, this is down a percentage point from last year. ...

The proportion of mortgage applications by first time buyers surpassed that of home movers for the first time in January Applications from FTBs have risen by 33% so far this year with first time buyers now making up a higher ...

The wealthiest households suffered higher inflation of 5% in March, above the 3.9% rate for the poorest 10%, according to data released Thursday by the ONS Britain’s richest households are bearing the brunt of stickier inflation and elevated interest rates, ...

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