Mortgage rates

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First five-year fixed mortgage under 4% since mini-budget launched by HSBC
Britons will be able to fix monthly home loan costs at level below Bank of England base rate

Rupert Jones and Kalyeena Makortoff

07, Feb, 2023 @2:26 PM

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Cost of living crisis: how to make smart money decisions in tough times
Interest rates rose this week, adding to pressure from bills. We look at how to make the best choices in an uncertain world

Sandra Haurant

04, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Bank of England raises UK interest rates to 4%
Hike of 0.5 percentage points lifts rates to 14-year high, but BoE says shorter and shallower recession now more likely

Phillip Inman

02, Feb, 2023 @4:51 PM

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What does the Bank of England interest rate rise mean for you?
From mortgages to credit cards, we break down the impact the 4% rise could have on your finances

Zoe Wood

02, Feb, 2023 @2:01 PM

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UK demand for mortgages slumps as interest rates deter buyers
Bank of England figures also reveal many households are dipping into savings, rather than using credit cards

Larry Elliott

31, Jan, 2023 @11:16 AM

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Tell us: how have you been affected by reduced UK property prices and rising mortgage rates?
We’re keen to hear how house price reductions and rising mortgage interest rates have affected home owners and prospective buyers

Guardian community team

31, Jan, 2023 @11:02 AM

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Why UK house prices could plunge by 20% after the latest interest rate hike
Property market has defied gravity for years but analysts say rising mortgage rates will mirror the 1980s price crash

Larry Elliott Economics editor

28, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Upsize, downsize? Why the Covid property race for space went sour for homebuyers
Ultra-low rates and a desire for more room during lockdown drove UK house prices to new heights. But now many of those who moved are suffering

Jedidajah Otte

21, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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UK lenders fear spike in mortgage defaults as cost of living hits home
Bank of England survey shows lenders expect steep rise in borrowers failing to make monthly repayments

Phillip Inman

19, Jan, 2023 @1:03 PM

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Business is doing nicely, thank you, while workers get steadily poorer
With prices soaring but wage rises still well below inflation, employees in the UK are getting the rawest deal in Europe

Phillip Inman

14, Jan, 2023 @5:00 PM

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UK homeowners: are you considering downsizing for cheaper mortgage repayments?
We’d like to hear from homeowners in the UK who are thinking of downsizing to a cheaper property in order to reduce monthly mortgage payments

Guardian community team

05, Jan, 2023 @4:38 PM

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Predictions for 2023 to take some of the stress out of household budgeting
Last year may have been bad, but at least we know what to expect in the coming months

Shane Hickey

01, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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