Author: Dominic Hennessy

With Banks now actually competing for business, they are attempting to top comparison tables with low rates but disproportionately high arrangement fees. Research from 'Moneyfacts' now shows that the average arrangement fee is now £1030.This could work for you, but might not. Ultimately it depends...

No. Not going to be allowed to happen. Portuguese default? No. Spanish? No. Italian? No. No no no! Why not? Because it doesn’t suit the Bankers. Lehman brothers did not work out very well. Political upheaval is a worry, but can be controlled. Poor old...

The lack of funding in the mortgage market has opened up new ways for new players to enter the world of mortgage lending.Sir Callum McCarthy, former chairman of the FSA, is heading up a new lender, Castle Trust. The firm will offer partnership mortgages. They...

Banks are very keen these days to promote the concept of “loyalty”. A recent development has been the launch of lower rates for customers with existing bank accounts. Funnily enough though, normally a “loyalty deal” can be beaten by just shopping around the mortgage market.Really...