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  • One-click mortgages are on the rise
  • One-click mortgages are on the rise
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One-click mortgages are on the rise

Years ago, getting a mortgage meant making a trip to your bank to convince the manager to lend you some money. But now, the expectations set by on-demand culture are seeping into banking, with companies like Habito and Trussle using tech to offer one-click mortgages.



  • Atom Bank has launched mobile mortgages Atom Bank has launched mobile mortgages

    Whether you want to book a cab, get food delivered, set up a prescription, or get a job, in the smartphone era, there’s probably an app for it. And now, there’s an app that lets you buy a house, too. Atom has become the first UK, app-based bank to offer customers mobile mortgages.

  • Article image How Gen X and Y are buying a house in the US

    A fifth of US renters spend more than half of their salary on housing. And with many others pushed towards long-term renting by student loans, an unstable job market or negative financial factors, Gen X and Y are finally stepping on to the property market. How are they going about their house hunt?

  • Article image Barclays Family Springboard Mortgage: flying the nest with help from mum and dad

    House prices are soaring, and the average age of a first-time buyer is now 35. Student debt and a highly competitive job market is forcing 36% of Millennials to live with their parents. The Barclays Family Springboard Mortgage has a solution: borrow from the bank of mum and dad.

  • Article image Lifestyle mortgage quiz: 27 questions away from owning a house

    How often do you get your hair cut? When was the last time you ate out? Do you subscribe to Netflix? Questions more akin to filling out online dating profiles will soon be asked by mortgage providers across the UK. But is it another case of a step too far for big data?