House prices have recorded their strongest quarterly rise in three years in a further sign that efforts to kick-start the market are working, according to figures from mortgage lender Halifax. Despite a 0.2% drop in January, the bank said house prices had risen by 1.9% over...

The New Year may barely have started but with two high-street lenders already tightening interest-only criteria, 2013 looks set to be a tough year if you require an interest-only mortgage. Yet while lenders are reining back on interest only, borrowers still demand it. We have seen...

First Time Buyer Mortgages at 10 Month High - Peter Gordon of A.J.Buckley reports. The number of mortgages taken out by first time buyers reached a ten month high in June according to data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders. There were 18,100 loans to first...