HSBC offers a range of fixed-rate, tracker and discount-rate mortgages to first-time buyers, those remortgaging and people moving home.
The bank also has equity release products, graduate mortgages, buy-to-let mortgages and marine mortgages.
HSBC Amanah Home Finance offers mortgages within the framework of Shariah and its partners can help those looking to buy in Spain, France and Malta.
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The cots of a mortgage is at its most affordable since 1999 with the proportion of income spent on them by an average household down to 27 per cent, according to new research by the Halifax.
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to keep interest rates at 0.50% and QE at £375bn but Martin Weale voted against adopting forward guidance on interest rates citing inflation risks.
Eric Pickles has praised the Help-to-Buy scheme, by stating that it has helped around 10,000 perspective homeowners to receive new-build properties.
Confidence in the property market is returning as house price inflation rises at ots fastest pace for six years and more sellers and potential buyers come to the market.
house prices rose by an average of 3.1 per cent across the UK in the 12 months leading to June 2013, according to the ONS.
The Council of Mortgage Lenders reports that lending to first-time buyers is at its highest level since 2007.
The Bank of England's commitment to keep interest rates low until unemployment falls dramatically means homeowners can expect low interest rates but the gloom for savers continues.
The average age of a person buying their second home in the UK has climbed to 42, compared to 31 30 years ago, according to new research by the Post Office.