February 8th, 2012
According to a report in the Telegraph, Google has decided to scrap its mortgage comparison service.
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April 20th, 2010
Tesco expects to be in a position to do by the end of the year, subject to approval by the Financial Services Authority.
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January 12th, 2010
A survey has estimated that over a million households have used a credit card to pay for their mortgage or rent over the past year.
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December 22nd, 2009
Ed Bowsher, head of consumer finance at lovemoney.com, has given his predictions for our finances in 2010, looking at inflation, interest rates, mortgages, savings, house prices and tax.
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September 20th, 2009
Dragon’s Den star James Caan has a new scheme to offer homebuyers an interest-free loan of up to £50,000 to cover the stamp duty on their new property.
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September 1st, 2009
The Government has redeveloped part of its direct.gov.uk website to include more information for homeowners and renters dealing with arrears and repossessions.
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August 27th, 2009
A lawsuit in the US has pointed to the possibility of Google offering mortgage quotes to its visitors, without them needing to visit a broker, lender or comparison site.
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July 14th, 2009
Just finished watching Freefall on BBC2, a drama looking at 3 different sides to the credit crunch – from the point of view of a dodgy mortgage broker, a family who overstretch themselves with their mortgage and a banker who watches his business fall apart.
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May 4th, 2009
Back in September the Government announced new measures to help out those people in danger of repossession. The cost of the scheme was estimated at £285million, and guess how many families it has helped so far?
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April 6th, 2009
A recent visitor to Money Watch found the site through the following search term on Google:
“can you stop paying your mortgage if house is for sale”. There’s a simple answer to this question: NO!
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