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Boris Johnson pledges new homes and plan...

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Boris Johnson has promised to “build, build, build” to kickstart the economy into a ‘new deal’ style recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, with thousands of new homes and billions of pounds for infrastructure projects. The prime minister compared his measures to former US president Franklin D. Roosevelt’s post-depression programme, as he pledged to build back […]

Fixed rate costs plunge from pre-lockdow...

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Average mortgage rates have fallen by as much as 0.51 percentage points in some product categories compared to the deals on offer before lockdown began. Figures from Moneyfacts show substantial reductions across many different fixed rate periods and loan-to-value tiers, although there has also been a significant drop in product availability. Two-year fixed rates and […]

Mortgage payment holidays and repossessi...

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Homeowners struggling to pay their mortgage because of coronavirus will be able to extend their repayment holidays by a further three months.   More than 1.8m payment breaks have been taken up since being offered in March, as part of measures designed to ease financial pressure from the Covid-19 outbreak on households. With many mortgage […]

UK house prices rise at fastest rate on ...

UK house prices rise at fastest rate on record

2019 general election result provided period of ‘stability’ following Brexit uncertainty UK house prices rose over the last month at the fastest rate on record for the time of the year, as sellers felt more confident about the outlook for the housing market after the general election, according to Rightmove. The average price of properties coming on […]

The Skipton raises £250k for Alzheimer’s

A three-year fundraising campaign by the Skipton Building Society has raised a quarter of a million pounds to support the battle against dementia. Seven PHD dementia research students at the Bradford Doctoral Training Centre have been funded by the Society’s £250,000 donation. The money was raised by a series of events, including two fund-raising balls […]