Overall mortgage lending remains weak but
The Council of Mortgage Lenders
are reporting stronger remortgage activity and an increasing demand for house purchase.
National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA)
are also reporting a rise in the number of people registering to buy and sell homes.
What are the best rates for fixed, discounted or variable mortgages?
How much can you afford to borrow?
Is it worth choosing a cheap rate if the set up fees are high?
Are you able to overpay?
What are the options if you are self-employed?
If you are a first time buyer do you need advice about deposits or shared ownership?
Paul Lewis was joined by:
• Ray Boulger, senior technical manager, John Charcol
• Melanie Bien, director, Private Finance
• Jane King, mortgage adviser, Ash-Ridge Asset Management
Presenter: Paul Lewis
Producer: Diane Richardson