Mortgage payments for new borrowers are at their lowest as a proportion of disposable earnings for 15 years, a study said today.
Typical payments for both first-time buyers and home movers taking out a new loan stood at 26% of take-home pay in the second quarter of this year, Halifax said.
More top news
Robert Weighton and Alfred Smith only became pen pals two years ago - and today Britain's oldest men both celebrated their 109th birthdays.
Simon's Blog - First Thing In The Morning....
Wednesday night's weather for the west of the region