MT Focus - How to pick a mortgage
A Q&A with the experts
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The latter two are cautious about the future though - both have suggested that a crash could be on the horizon, especially given the state of the jobs market.
Indeed, lenders tend to be more cautious about the future - they are making an investment in buyers after all, and they want to be sure of a return. Case in point, the number of mortgage products available has halved since March while rates have risen according to comparison site Moneyfacts.
And yet, bolstered by Rishi Sunak’s stamp duty freeze, homes are changing hands and mortgages are being approved.
With that in mind, this month’s MT Focus is on how to pick a mortgage. For this, I spoke to Paul Wheatcroft, director of My Local Mortgage, a website that connects you with mortgage advisors, and Richard Hayes, CE…