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Self-employed workers face stricter mortgage checks: how to improve your chances

Self-employed workers face stricter mortgage checks: how to improve your chances

Self-employed workers are finding it harder than before to get a mortgage, with banks tightening their criteria. Find out our top tips on getting accepted.

First-time buyers: how to get the best deal on a 90% or 95% mortgage

First-time buyers: how to get the best deal on a 90% or 95% mortgage

Which? explains how to get the best deal on a low-deposit mortgage, as lenders continue to launch more 90% and 95% deals.

Are mortgages for first-time buyers and home movers getting cheaper?

Are mortgages for first-time buyers and home movers getting cheaper?

Discover what's happening to mortgage availability and rates, whether you're buying a home with a big or small deposit.

Are the cheapest mortgage deals too good to be true?

Are the cheapest mortgage deals too good to be true?

Mortgages now come with up-front fees averaging more than £1,000, meaning those with the lowest rates might not be the cheapest overall.

Five-year fixed-rate mortgages drop to record lows: is now the time to lock in a great rate?

Five-year fixed-rate mortgages drop to record lows: is now the time to lock in a great rate?

Which? explains whether now is the time to take out a longer-term fixed-rate mortgage, in light of five year deals hitting the lowest rates on record.

‘A 16-week mortgage delay could cost me £10,000’ – stamp duty holiday rush hitting homemovers and remortgagers

‘A 16-week mortgage delay could cost me £10,000’ – stamp duty holiday rush hitting homemovers and remortgagers

Which? explains how people buying a home or remortgaging could face delays on mortgage approvals as banks struggle with demand during the stamp duty holiday.

New mortgage deal offers a rate of below 1% – should you apply?

New mortgage deal offers a rate of below 1% – should you apply?

Which? analyses a new mortgage deal from TSB, which allows homeowners to remortgage to a rate of just 0.99%.

Could you save money by taking out a ‘green’ mortgage?

Could you save money by taking out a ‘green’ mortgage?

Which? explains how 'green' mortgages are growing in popularity, as lenders look to offer more sustainable deals and home buyers seek out eco-friendly homes.

Is now a good time to move house?

Is now a good time to move house?

With house prices on the rise, Which? explains whether now is a good time to buy or sell, including advice on the property market, mortgages and deposits.

Homeowners who fail to remortgage pay thousands extra in interest every year

Homeowners who fail to remortgage pay thousands extra in interest every year

Which? explains why it's important to switch mortgage deal at the end of your fixed-term, including the cost of failing to switch and the current best rates.

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