Mortgage rates

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Agreed house sales in UK at highest point this year, says Zoopla
But property website warns that rebound in activity could be hit by rising mortgage rates

Joanna Partridge

29, May, 2023 @11:01 PM

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Is it worth playing the waiting game in the hope of a better mortgage deal?
As costs rose yet again last week, with a warning to expect 5%-plus fixed rates, we look at the options for homebuyers

Shane Hickey

29, May, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Jeremy Hunt backs interest rate hikes even if they cause recession; UK retail sales jump – as it happened
Chancellor says “only path to sustainable growth” is to bring down high prices behind cost of living crisis, as mortgage rates climb

Graeme Wearden

26, May, 2023 @3:55 PM

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UK mortgages: time to switch and fix to save up to £400 a month
Average SVR at highest level for more than 15 years as number of home loan products available jump

Rupert Jones

20, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Another UK interest rate rise was always nailed on but what happens next?
Bank of England aware that impact of most rates rises has yet to be felt, meaning a pause is now probable

Larry Elliott Economics editor

11, May, 2023 @11:24 AM

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UK interest rate rise: how will it affect you?
The quarter-point rise to 4.5% hits mortgage holders, credit card users and people seeking loans, but savers could benefit

Miles Brignall

11, May, 2023 @11:06 AM

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UK homeowners: tell us about your experience of trying to remortgage your property in 2023
We’re keen to hear from UK homeowners who have to refix their residential mortgage in coming months or have done so recently, and how this will affect them

Guardian community team

03, May, 2023 @3:53 PM

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UK interest rate rise: what it means for you
How the new base rate of 4.25% might affect mortgages, house prices and credit cards

Rupert Jones

23, Mar, 2023 @12:31 PM

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UK homeowners still better off than renters despite spike in interest rates
Average monthly cost of owning 3-bed home is £500 a year less than renting, but the gap is narrowing

Julia Kollewe

15, Mar, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Should I use a £75,000 inheritance to pay off the mortgage?
I am wondering whether to keep some of the money in savings to help cover extra costs if we move

Virginia Wallis

06, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Lots of us are very anxious’: why Britain’s buy-to-let landlords are selling
UK rent and rate rises plus tougher rules are fuelling a crisis for both tenants and owners

Sarah Marsh

24, Feb, 2023 @12:30 PM

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Interest rates will need to rise again, warns Bank of England rate-setter
Catherine Mann, a hawkish member of the MPC, says high rates necessary to stop inflation becoming embedded in wages and prices

Phillip Inman and Graeme Wearden

23, Feb, 2023 @1:53 PM

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