Fresh evidence of a revival in the housing market emerged on Monday as mortgage approvals reached their highest level for five and a half years and forecasters predicted that the house price recovery accelerate.
Homebuyers hoping that the government's £12bn Help to Buy mortgage scheme would make buying a property more affordable were disappointed on Tuesday as experts branded the first deals available as little
Lenders have started announcing plans to offer mortgages through the second part of the Help to Buy scheme. Here are details of what has been announced, plus information on the rates they offer borrowers
Just like golden leaves on the trees and polyester pumpkin outfits in the shops, we've come to expect the autumn to bring energy price rises: and they look unlikely to let us down. SSE has become the of
The number of mortgages advanced to first-time buyers rose by a third in the 12 months to August, data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) showed, with new entrants to the property market accounting
Many bank customers think switching accounts involves lots of hassle and runs the risk of direct debits going awry. But those who do it – including one man who has switched numerous times – say it's simple
Santander has enjoyed an £8bn surge in current account deposits in the space of a year. The Spanish-owned bank, which has been heavily promoting its 123 current account and linked products, said it was
Four men have been charged over an alleged attempt to take control of computers at a bank branch to steal millions of pounds, Scotland Yard said. The charges come after an alleged incident at the branch