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Mortgage Data| Jul 23, 2014

Santander latest to impose mortgage income cap

Santander is the fourth lender in as many weeks to impose a cap on loan-to-income multiples for residential products.

Mortgage Data| Jul 23, 2014

Buy-to-let bonanza as sector expands 40% in a year

Average interest rates on both fixed and variable deals have fallen to the lowest levels ever, data reveal.

From Investments| Jul 23, 2014

UK mortgage approvals increase in June

Higher demand for personal loans suggests consumer confidence in the recovery was growing.

From Your Industry| Jul 23, 2014

Skipton to sell Homeloan Management for £47m

Sale of the business signals significant business opportunities for both parties, building society says.

Mortgage Data| Jul 23, 2014

Metro Bank: Deposits jump again, loss narrows

Metro continues to post impressive deposit growth.

Mortgage Products| Jul 22, 2014

Nationwide latest to impose income multiple cap

Building society cites Financial Policy Committee recommendations as it confirms changes to criteria.

From Investments| Jul 21, 2014

London property - buoyant but no bubble?

Deutsche Bank economist “would not be surprised” if asking prices start to fall.

Analysis & Opinion
What it takes to be a real estate agent

Mortgage Products| Mar 12, 2014

What it takes to be a real estate agent

There is often a sense of “anyone can become an estate agent”, and it is hard to set yourself apart from the crowd.

There is often a sense of “anyone can become an estate agent”, and it is hard to set yourself apart from the crowd.

Mortgage Products| Oct 02, 2013

Why I am reluctant to celebrate housing recovery

Encouraging statements about mortgage market improvements seem at first to buck recent trends.

FTAdviser Blogon| Sep 16, 2013

The jokers stealing your independence label

Anybody who feels like it can pretend they live up to the golden standard of advice.

Mortgage Products| Oct 02, 2013

Are house prices really rising?

Recent warnings by a number of government critics, including business secretary Vince Cable, of “serious inflationary signs” in the UK housing...

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Let-to-Buy

Sometimes it is not always possible, or desirable, to sell your own home at the exact same time you want to buy another.

Special Reports

Equity Release - June 2014

Predictions of the products imminent breakthrough have proved to be false dawns in the past.

FTAdviser Blog

Renting in a housing bubble...

Some mortgage data that landed in my email inbox recently astounded me and made me wonder - am I trapped in a housing bubble?

Adviser Guides

Guide to High Loan-to-Value Mortgages

The market has improved over the last 12 months for first-time buyers who are unable to put down a large deposit.

FTAdviser Blog

The FCA is going on a lender hunt

We’re going on a lender hunt. We’re going to catch a big one. We’re not scared.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Multiple Buy-to-let

Getting the best multiple buy-to-let deal for your client is far from a simple case of searching for the cheapest rate.

FTAdviser Blog

Bank commits a first in attempt to prevent boom

Week in Brief: Regulators and regulation matters once again dominate the headlines.

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Mortgage Data| Jul 21, 2014

Buy-to-let mortgage choice on the increase

Increase in longer term products has been at the expense of 1-year rates, which have fallen out of favour with the market as a whole.

Mortgage Data| Jul 21, 2014

First-time buyers squeezed out of the market

Number of first-time buyers down 20 per cent from previous month sales and at lowest levels since last May.

Mortgage Data| Jul 21, 2014

Rightmove upgrades property market forecast

While the annual rate fell to 6.5 per cent this month, continuing momentum merits new seller asking price upgrade by year end.

Mortgage Data| Jul 18, 2014

CML blames MMR for ‘more conservative lending environment’

CML estimates that gross mortgage lending for the second quarter of this year was an estimated £50.8m.

Mortgage Products| Jul 17, 2014

Atom relaunches retirement mortgage product

Loan is designed for the over 65 age group and allows for a mortgage of up to 50 per cent.

Mortgage Data| Jul 16, 2014

Five challenges for lenders as FCA MMR review looms

This year is not the right time to embark on a MMR thematic review, CML argues.

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