Housing round up: Surveys show house price rises, another lender increases their SVR

Housing & mortgage round upTwo house price surveys published this week have shown a rise in prices. The data will leave many people confused after last week’s survey from the Nationwide which showed a fall in prices, read on to discover why there might be a difference. Another mortgage lender has increased their Standard Variable Rate for existing borrowers, whilst those people looking for a new mortgage could see the choice of mortgage products reduced....