Tag: remortgage

5 Reasons so Many of Us are Remortgaging & Revamping

An Englishman’s home is his castle, so the saying goes. These days, it seems, more of us are upgrading our ‘castles’. How? We’re financing improvements through easy remortgaging. Figures show there’s a new trend for revamping rather than moving to a new home. In fact, more UK homeowners than ever are choosing to stay put… Read more »

Why You Could Be in for a Shock if Your Two-Year Fix is Ending

Did you take out a two-year fixed mortgage or remortgage in 2017? Then congratulations. But we’ll temper our compliment with some advice. You need to take action and soon – or you could be in for a shock. If this was you, then you were fortunate enough to get your hands on a two-year product… Read more »

Why the FCA says We’re Too ‘Short-Termist’ when We Remortgage

Did you know that we tend to base our remortgaging decisions on gut instinct, rather than hard fact? What you’re about to read might make you rethink your next choice of remortgaging product. A recent report for the Financial Conduct Authority has some fascinating findings. They reveal how we could be making wiser decisions when… Read more »

Why if You’re Not Remortgaging You’re Likely to Be ‘Leaking’ Money

This post is valuable for any homeowner who is on their lender’s SVR (Standard Variable Rate) with their remortgage right now. If that’s you, then you might be on a SVR for various reasons. You may not even be aware you’ve been demoted to the SVR. Perhaps you’re on a SVR after finishing your introductory… Read more »

Why Long-Term Fixed Remortgages Make so Much Sense

Long-term fixed re-mortgages are flying off the shelves right now. They’re currently lenders’ most popular products, with home buyers drawn to them for both the value and security they’re offering. In April, nearly half (47%) of people choosing to re-mortgage opted for a five-year fixed deal. That’s the highest proportion in six months. Five-year+ fixes… Read more »