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Homeowners 'could feel more confident about mortgages'

Households might be happier about their mortgage positions thanks to the interest rate decision.

10 Jun 2011
Homeowners 'could feel more confident about mortgages'
Interest rates rises 'will shock many homeowners'

Many homeowners will be shocked should interest rates go up, it has been claimed.

10 Mar 2011
Interest rates rises 'will shock many homeowners'
Fast interest rate rise 'would create problems'

A sharp interest rate rise may come as a shock to some.

24 Feb 2011
Fast interest rate rise 'would create problems'
Repossessions will not increase with interest rates, expert says

The Bank of England may increase rates this year, but one expert has argued it will not necessarily lead to repossessions increasing.

17 Feb 2011
Repossessions will not increase with interest rates, expert says
Half of homeowners 'failing to review mortgage deals'

Research has revealed many homeowners have ignored their deals since the base rate hit 0.5 per cent.

27 Jan 2011
Half of homeowners 'failing to review mortgage deals'
Mortgage rates set to rise?

Interest rates could increase after a sharp rise in the CPI rate of inflation.

19 Jan 2011
Mortgage rates set to rise?
Interest rates 'will not alter much in 2011'

One expert has claimed interest rates will not alter a great deal over the course of 2011.

04 Jan 2011
Interest rates 'will not alter much in 2011'
Repossessions may rise if interest rates go up in 2011

A specialist has suggested more homes could be repossessed if interest rates rise by two per cent next year.

24 Dec 2010
Repossessions may rise if interest rates go up in 2011
Homeowners 'should anticipate a rise in interest rates'

An expert has claimed more homes could be repossessed when interest rates go back up.

16 Dec 2010
Homeowners 'should anticipate a rise in interest rates'
Interest rates to remain at 0.5 per cent?

An expert has predicted interest rates will not change later this week.

09 Dec 2010
Interest rates to remain at 0.5 per cent?
Housing market 'would collapse' if interest rates were to rise

A specialist has suggested a rise in interest rates would have a severe impact on the housing market.

03 Nov 2010
Housing market 'would collapse' if interest rates were to rise
Expert: Interest rates will stay at 0.5 per cent for the rest of 2010

Individuals who are want to get onto the property ladder may be interested to hear the comments of one expert, who suggested interest rates will stay as they are for the rest of this year.

07 Sep 2010
Expert: Interest rates will stay at 0.5 per cent for the rest of 2010
Rate rise warning 'unlikely' to be fulfilled

A prediction that Bank of England interest rates will rise to eight per cent to combat an inflation rate of ten per cent has been questioned by an economist, which may reassure those looking to sell their homes.

24 Aug 2010
Rate rise warning 'unlikely' to be fulfilled
Interest rate rise 'could prove detrimental' to homeowners and landlords

The financial wellbeing of homeowners and landlords could be pushed over the edge if the Bank of England raises interest rates, one expert has suggested.

19 Jul 2010
Interest rate rise 'could prove detrimental' to homeowners and landlords
Longer mortgage deals 'could be an attractive option'

A ten-year, fixed-rate mortgage could be a good option for many consumers, as one expert has outlined the advantages of signing to such a long term.

14 Jun 2010
Longer mortgage deals 'could be an attractive option'
Low base rate 'positive for housing market'

If the Bank of England base rate remains at 0.5 per cent it will have a positive impact on the housing market, one expert has suggested.

06 May 2010
Low base rate 'positive for housing market'
First-time buyers 'must be able to cover mortgage interest rate rises'

First-time buyers must ensure that they have the necessary funds available to cover any potential rise in mortgage interest rates, it has been suggested.

16 Mar 2010
First-time buyers 'must be able to cover mortgage interest rate rises'
Bank of England interest rates 'to remain at 0.5% for foreseeable future'

The Bank of England interest rate is likely to remain at the current figure of 0.5 per cent for the foreseeable future, according to one finance expert.

04 Mar 2010
Bank of England interest rates 'to remain at 0.5% for foreseeable future'
Low interest rates on variable rate mortgage 'prove popular'

Homebuyers are increasingly opting for variable rate mortgages thanks to the historically low level of Bank of England interest rates, it has been reported.

21 Jan 2010
Low interest rates on variable rate mortgage 'prove popular'
Bank of England interest rates 'will not rise until late 2011'

Bank of England interest rates will not rise until the latter part of 2011, in the opinion of one finance expert.

12 Jan 2010
Bank of England interest rates 'will not rise until late 2011'
‘No Bank of England interest rate hikes’ in 2010

There will be no Bank of England interest rate hikes for the duration of 2010 and perhaps even into 2011, one leading commentator states.

24 Dec 2009
‘No Bank of England interest rate hikes’ in 2010
No change expected in Bank of England interest rates

The Bank of England interest rates are unlikely to change again until the economy is heading in the right direction again, according to chief executive officer of the Young Group Neil Young.

05 Nov 2009
No change expected in Bank of England interest rates
'Investors buying more property'

Investors have opted to buy more property over the last year, new research from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (Arla) has revealed.

23 Oct 2009
'Investors buying more property'
Bank of England interest rates held

Bank of England interest rates were frozen at 0.5 per cent for the sixth month in a row yesterday (October 8th).

09 Oct 2009
Bank of England interest rates held
Bank of England interest rates 'to stay at 0.5% in 2010'

It has been suggested that the Bank of England interest rates will remain at 0.5 per cent throughout 2010.

07 Oct 2009
Bank of England interest rates 'to stay at 0.5% in 2010'
Bank freezes interest rate again

As expected, Bank of England interest rates were kept at 0.5 per cent this afternoon.

10 Sep 2009
Bank freezes interest rate again
MPC to make interest rate decision

The Bank of England interest rates decision for September will be made later today, with many economic commentators predicting there will be no change for the sixth month in a row.

10 Sep 2009
MPC to make interest rate decision
Bank of England interest rates set to stay low

Bank of England interest rates will remain low for some time, analysts have predicted.

09 Sep 2009
Bank of England interest rates set to stay low
Variable rate mortgages 'see rise in popularity'

Homeowners are moving away from taking out fixed-rate mortgages and are moving over to variable rate, an independent mortgage adviser has said.

28 Aug 2009
Variable rate mortgages 'see rise in popularity'
Bank of England interest rates 'helping landlords'

The low Bank of England interest rates have helped landlords in the UK, according to the National Landlords Association.

17 Aug 2009
Bank of England interest rates 'helping landlords'
Bank of England interest rates stay at 0.5%

Property owners discovered yesterday that the cost of borrowing will remain at 0.5 per cent for the next month.

07 Aug 2009
Bank of England interest rates stay at 0.5%
Bank of England interest rates stay at 0.5%

As widely expected, the Bank of England interest rates will remain at 0.5 per cent this month.

09 Jul 2009
Bank of England interest rates stay at 0.5%
Bank of England interest rates 'to remain at 0.5%'

The Bank of England interest rates decision will be announced tomorrow - and financial data research group Defaqto is predicting no change from the previous three months.

08 Jul 2009
Bank of England interest rates 'to remain at 0.5%'
Better property market forecast offered by CML

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has provided a more confident analysis of the property market than it did earlier in 2009.

23 Jun 2009
Better property market forecast offered by CML
No change in Bank of England interest rates

As expected by most financial commentators, the Bank of England interest rates remained at 0.5 per cent yesterday.

05 Jun 2009
No change in Bank of England interest rates
Bank of England interest rates announced today

The Bank of England's interest rates announcement will be made later today, with many economists expecting no change from their current level of 0.5 per cent.

04 Jun 2009
Bank of England interest rates announced today
Bank of England interest rates 'to be frozen'

It has been predicted that the Bank of England interest rates will remain the same when a decision is made on the cost of borrowing this week.

02 Jun 2009
Bank of England interest rates 'to be frozen'
Bank of England interest rates stay at 0.5%

The Bank of England interest rates stayed at 0.5 per cent yesterday - the second month in a row the base rate has been frozen.

08 May 2009
Bank of England interest rates stay at 0.5%
Rate cut 'will do little to stimulate housing market'

A further cut in interest rates by the Bank of England's monetary policy committee (MPC) later this week might grab the headlines, but it will do little to revitalise the property market, it has been claimed.

07 Jan 2009
Rate cut 'will do little to stimulate housing market'
Interest rates slashed to just 3%

The Bank of England has reduced interest rates by a massive 1.5 per cent to a 54-year low.

07 Nov 2008
Interest rates slashed to just 3%
Bank announces early rate cut

The Bank of England's monetary policy committee (MPC) this week announced a massive 0.5 per cent cut to interest rates, a day ahead of schedule.

09 Oct 2008
Bank announces early rate cut
Bank expected to cut rates

The Bank of England is expected to cut interest rates in October.

06 Oct 2008
Bank expected to cut rates
Interest rates held for another month

The Bank of England will hold interest rates at five per cent for at least another month.

05 Sep 2008
Interest rates held for another month
Analysts predict 'no rate change' in September

It looks likely that the Bank of England will once again choose to hold interest rates at five per cent in September, according to several experts.

29 Aug 2008
Analysts predict 'no rate change' in September
High street bank cuts rates

Cash-strapped borrowers will be pleased to hear that Abbey is cutting the rates on some of its two and three-year fixed and tracker deals by up to as much as 0.10 per cent.

07 Aug 2008
High street bank cuts rates
NAEA calls for interest rate cuts

The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) has called for the Bank of England (BoE) to keep interest rates down and increase funding for the mortgage market.

10 Jul 2008
NAEA calls for interest rate cuts
Changes to interest rate benchmark could create 'stability' in mortgage market

Changing the process that sets the interest rate at which banks borrow money from each other could stabilise the mortgage market, an industry expert has advised.



12 Jun 2008
Changes to interest rate benchmark could create 'stability' in mortgage market
Interest rate decision "expected" but "benefits" for lenders and borrowers later in year

Industry experts have commented on the decision by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to hold interest rates at five per cent saying it was "expected".



06 Jun 2008
Interest rate decision "expected" but "benefits" for lenders and borrowers later in year
Call for interest rate cuts to help housing market

An industry body has called for the government to ease the pressure on the unstable housing market just ahead of today's interest rate decision.

05 Jun 2008
Call for interest rate cuts to help housing market
Poll points to rate freeze

A new poll suggests that the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will wait until June before cutting the base rate of interest.

02 May 2008
Poll points to rate freeze
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