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From Your Industry| Oct 24, 2014

TSB sees profits up ahead of mortgage advice launch

Intermediary channel on track for delivery in the first quarter next year.

Mortgage Data| Oct 24, 2014

House price increases vary £56k across the UK

The strongest performing cities are in Southern England with London, growing at 18.1 per cent.

Mortgage Data| Oct 23, 2014

High street mortgage figures buoy industry confidence

Mortgage stock con the up, despite moderation in demand last month.

Mortgage Products| Oct 23, 2014

Lloyds cuts 90% LTV mortgages

Current account customers get a further rate reduction of 0.2 per cent.

Mortgage Products| Oct 23, 2014

Skipton refreshes mortgage range

Loan-to-value bands updated from 50 to 90 per cent across most of range.

Mortgage Products| Oct 23, 2014

Kent Reliance introduces residential ‘large loans’

Company “confident” introduction of 80 per cent loan-to-value large loans will be well received by brokers.

Mortgage Data| Oct 23, 2014

BM Solutions reveals north/south buy-to-let divide

Evidence of a north/south split between tenant demand and greatest yields revealed.

Analysis & Opinion
Top of the market

FTAdviser Blogon| Oct 09, 2014

Top of the market

All this is good news for those hoping to get onto the property ladder, but first-time buyers should not be rejoicing just yet.

In the short term the mortgage market review has been unsettling buyers

Tony Hazellon| Sep 17, 2014

Does gov’t care enough to re-evaluate stamp duty?

My view is that stamp duty should be replaced with a more progressive tax.

Tony HazellonMortgage Products| Jan 22, 2014

High time to stop tax perks for BTL landlords

Private landlords have stoked house price inflation while making entry to the market difficult for first-time buyers.

Gill Cardyon| Jun 12, 2014

Why is personal finance given less airtime than farming?

Who decides that personal finance gets a rather measly fifty-four minutes of weekly coverage on Radio 4?

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Guide to Second Charge Mortgages

A popular alternative to remortgaging, a shake-up of the way this product is regulated is on the way.

Special Reports

Back in the limelight

Offset mortgages are more efficient in a low-interest-rate environment

FTAdviser Blog

It’s time the FCA enforced TCF principles

News Review: Laudable rules to prevent unintended consequences are being ignored by lenders.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Help to Buy - Updated

Help to Buy assists borrowers who can afford a mortgage but have only been able to muster 5 per cent of the property purchase price.

Special Reports

Equity Release - June 2014

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

FTAdviser Blog

I’m sticking by my ‘staggering ignorance’ on housing hubris

News Review: Confusion reigns over market statistics, but affordability issues for young buyers are irrefutable.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Right to Buy

Right to Buy allows most council tenants to buy their council home at a discount.

FTAdviser Blog

FCA fine gives context for Natwest over-compliance

Final notice reveals that affordability issues and lack of oversight of advised sales prompted action.

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Mortgage Products| Oct 23, 2014

Nationwide offers lowest-ever fixed rate mortgage

From today (23 October), the building society is offering the lowest-ever fixed rate mortgage in its history.

Mortgage Data| Oct 23, 2014

Remortgage lending value up 19%: LMS

Remortgage market share now equates to 25 per cent of the total market, data reveal.

Mortgage Data| Oct 22, 2014

One in four homeowners to face ‘difficulty’ when rates rise

CML plays down likely effects as data show 40% anticipate being in the same financial position in three years.

Mortgages| Oct 22, 2014

FCA not offering clarity on credit permissions: brokers

City regulator says it is up to firms to decide what authorisations they need to conduct their business

Mortgage Data| Oct 22, 2014

Fears over interest rate hike impact on mortgages

Almost half of mortgage holders surveyed remain concerned about interest rise impact.

Mortgage Products| Oct 22, 2014

Mortgage Intelligence introduce 85% LTV fixed deal

Mortgage is fixed until the end of 2019 with a £599 arrangement fee, free valuation and fee-assisted legal services.

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