Moneyfacts in the news - 29.02.16

Monday, 29 February 2016

Moneyfacts’ research and expert comments are always in demand, and in the last seven days, we’ve certainly got around. Here’s a quick overview of where we’ve been in the past week:
UK house prices: the number of mortgage products soars to eight-year high in January
Derby agent encouraged by rise in first-time buyer mortgages
Has the death of buy-to-let been greatly exaggerated? We take a look at the storm clouds for property investors
Fixed rate mortgage near its end? Switch now to avoid a shock as monthly bill could rise by at least £100
How much cheaper can borrowing get? Mortgage and loan rates keep on falling
Savers should beware of bank account traps and tricks
Market boost as buyers get best choice of mortgage products since 2007
Mortgage approvals pass 80,000 in month amid rush to beat stamp duty hike
Mortgage approvals pass 80,000 in month amid rush to beat stamp duty hike
Housing Mortgage Approvals At Two-Year High
Weekly Money: the news stories that we noticed 22 to 26 February
Mortgage rates for borrowers with 10pc deposits reach all-time low
Property hunters with only a small deposit have widest choice in nearly eight years
Contactless payments used for 1bn UK purchases in 2015
First-time buyer mortgages at eight-year high
First-time buyer deals near pre-crash levels
More than 20% of ‘easy access’ savings accounts restricting withdrawals
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