Scottish Widows mortgages

Scottish Widows is focused on helping people prepare for their financial futures and this extends especially to the mortgage products Scottish Widows has on offer, including fixed mortgages, flexible mortgages and buy-to-let mortgages.

The lender has a number of specific mortgage products that are tailored to fit certain demographic profiles and circumstances, such as, professional, key worker, graduate and elderly lifetime mortgages.

See below for more details of mortgage deals and find out which is right for you.

Mortgages News

Mortgage loan approvals rise to 16-month high

Mortgage approvals reached a 16-month peak, according to the BBA

The British Bankers Association reports that mortgage approvals have reached a 16-month high in May but capital repayments still outweigh new borrowing.

CML: Mortgage lending jumps 21% in May to reach 5-year high

Gross mortgage lending went up 21% in May, according to the CML

Gross mortgage lending went up 21 per cent in May, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders, to reach the highest level since the start of the financial crisis in 2008.

LSL: Pace of rent rises slows as more tenants buy

More tenants were able to get on the property ladder in May

LSL Property Services reports that rents went up by just 0.1 per cent in May as more people were able to get onto the property ladder.

Average asking price for potential home-buyers hits £250,000

The average property asking price has hit the £250,000 mark for the first time

The average property asking price has hit the £250,000 mark for the first time, according to the latest survey for June from Rightmove.

CML: First-time buyer activity up 11% on 2012

First-time buyer mortgages increased by 11 per cent so far in 2013

The Council of Mortgage Lenders reports that first-time buyer mortgages have risen by 11 per cent in the first four months of 2013, compared to the same period in 2012.

RICS: 'Green shoots beginning to sprout' in property market

RICS reports house sales are at a 3-year high

The latest report from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors reports that house sales are at a 3-year high and both current and forward looking indicators at a 3-year high.

Mortgage best-buys: Fixed rates continue to fall

Fixed rate mortgage costs are falling

The cost of a fixed rate mortgage continues to fall across the board as lenders compete to get to the top of the best-buy tables.

More customers taking on fixed rate mortgages, says leading expert

More customers are taking on fixed rate mortgages

A leading mortgage adviser, Ray Boulger from mortgage brokers John Charcoal has stated that more and more customers are taking out fixed rate mortgages as rates dip.

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