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30. Oct, 2017
Nationwide Building Society has outlined its response to a potential rate rise this week, pledging further 0.50% cuts to residential mortgage rates.
 
The Society says it will cut rates for both house purchases and remortgages as "customers look to secure competitive rates in the light of the uncertainty around Bank Rate".
 
For more information or if you are looking to secure the best deals before interest rate rises start to impact contact us for no obligation - no fee mortgage advice.
4. Oct, 2017

Two thirds (66%) of potential first-time buyers feel guilty about receiving help from family to complete their purchase.

The first-time buyers report by Yorkshire Building Society, which Accord Mortgages is a part of, shows 66% aged 18-40 would feel remorseful about leaning on financial support from the Bank of Mum and Dad.

Relying on family members is becoming the norm according to the report, with 59% of prospective homeowners expecting to receive financial support to buy a property, and a third (31%) expecting to receive financial help with their deposit.

5. Sep, 2017

Borrowers are taking advantage of competitive mortgage deals ahead of the biggest maturity period in five years, data from CACI has shown.

In September and October more than £35bn worth of mortgages are due to mature, 70% of which came from intermediary business.

Many borrowers could see a significant reduction in their monthly repayments thanks to a favourable shift in house prices and interest rates.

5. Sep, 2017

We are delighted to have been selected as a finalist in the Courier Business Awards 2017 in the Family Business category. 

Judging continues with the announcement of the winners to be made at the Awards Dinner on 28th October, 2017. 

22. Aug, 2017

Skipton Building Society has cut interest-only rates at 60% and 70% loan-to-value.

To 60% LTV the lender’s 2-year fix stands at 1.69% after a reduction of 0.10% and its 5-year fix costs 2.15% after being cut by 0.09%. Both products come with no completion fee.

To 70% LTV 2-year fixes cost 1.79% with no fee and 1.43% with a £1,495 fee.