Money Dashboard have launched a mortgage calculator which it hopes will enable its users to find a cheaper mortgage.
UK tech startup habito has launched what it reckons is the world’s first AI Digital Mortgage Adviser, allowing consumers to discuss their mortgage needs from any connected device, 24/7, without requiring a human broker.
According to a report in the Telegraph, Google has decided to scrap its mortgage comparison service.
Tesco expects to be in a position to do by the end of the year, subject to approval by the Financial Services Authority.
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.
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.
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.
The Government has redeveloped part of its direct.gov.uk website to include more information for homeowners and renters dealing with arrears and repossessions.
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.
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.