Housing & Mortgage round up: Mortgage fees on the rise, whilst borrowers are left exposed

Housing & mortgage round up_istockphotoNo house price surveys to report this week, instead we focus on news that mortgage arrangement fees are on the rise, whilst a lack of savings is leaving millions of mortgage borrowers hugely exposed if they lose their job. We also bring you research which goes someway to dispel the myth that first time buyers rely on the bank of mum and dad for their mortgage deposit. Mortgage fees on the rise Despite interest ...

Housing & mortgage round up: Halifax house prices figures and a rise in mortgage fraud

Halifax house prices figures and a rise in mortgage fraudIn a week dominated by the Autumn Statement it’s been pretty quiet on the housing front, although we can bring you the latest Halifax house price figures and also news of a worrying rise in the level of mortgage fraud. Latest Halifax house price survey: A stable or stagnant market? Last week we had figures from the Nationwide, this week it’s the turn of the Halifax to release their house price data for November. According ...