Articles tagged "SVRs"

  • House keys on a table
    Last updated: 17/05/2017 - 11:09

    More than half of homeowners have never remortgaged to another deal, even though in most cases this could cut their monthly repayments.

  • Skipton Building Society
    Last updated: 24/02/2010 - 11:55

    Thousands of homeowners could see their mortgage repayments jump by more than £2,000 a year after Skipton Building Society confirmed it will hike the cost of its standard variable rate.

  • One Thing To Do This Week
    Last updated: 14/08/2009 - 12:19

    Follow our guide to reducing your mortgage debt during the downturn.

  • Fairground ride
    Last updated: 23/08/2011 - 15:40

    Many households have seen their disposable income increase over the past year, thanks to low interest rates and cheaper household bills. But don't look a gift horse in the mouth - make sure you use these savings wisely, says Rebecca Atkinson.

  • HSBC branch
    Last updated: 05/06/2009 - 10:08

    HSBC is offering to match your existing mortgage rate to as low as 2.49%. But what's the catch?

  • Wrench
    Last updated: 04/06/2009 - 09:07

    The Bank of England's base rate is unlikely to fall any further - so should you stick to a tracker mortgage or grab a fixed-rate now?

  • Spider web
    Last updated: 05/03/2009 - 13:01

    Mortgage borrowers taking advantage of low rates on their lenders’ standard variable deals have been warned they could end up paying more for their loans down the road.

  • A wall
    Last updated: 17/11/2008 - 15:18
    News by Liam Tarry

    Rates on tracker mortgages have jumped despite a 2% fall in the Bank of England base rate since October.

  • Man in control of a boat
    Last updated: 10/11/2008 - 13:52
    Article by Sarah Coles

    Putting off those nagging financial chores can be a costly mistake. As money worries mount, Sarah Coles reveals how a financial review can save you money now and in the future.

  • Last updated: 07/11/2008 - 18:46

    Critical media attention and government intervention has led to several big mortgage lenders cutting their standard variable rates in-line with the 1.5% Bank of England base rate cut.