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Mortgage Data| Jul 28, 2014

House prices unchanged, but S&P predicts growth to persist

Average house price still rose 6.4 per cent year on year, as S&P predicts UK market will leave Europe trailing.

Mortgage Data| 10:09

UK mortgage approvals soar in June

Data reveal the amount of outstanding loans grew by £2.1bn in June.

Mortgage Products| Jul 28, 2014

Leeds Building Society launches 1.99% two-year tracker

Launch comes as data by Halifax reveal that confidence in the housing market is split.

Mortgage Data| Jul 25, 2014

Data reveal house price growth slowest in 18 months

Achieved asking prices are starting to decline nationally, falling from 96.8 per cent in May to 96.1 per cent in July.

Mortgage Products| Jul 24, 2014

Virgin Money removes cap on Help to Buy products

The organisation will also accept applications from the Welsh government’s equity loan scheme.

Mortgage Products| Jul 24, 2014

L&G adopts sourcing technology from Mortgage Brain

Provider adds the system which uses sourcing functionality, integration and two-way data sharing.

Mortgages| Jul 24, 2014

Interest-only mortgages bite the dust under Halifax

Halifax criticised for how it has applied the MMR rules on mortgage transfers.

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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Guide to Right to Buy

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

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 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.

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 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

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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From Your Industry| Jul 24, 2014

Paragon reports 16.6% profit increase

Barclays managing director for change delivery Pam Rowland due to join the group in September as chief operating officer.

Mortgage Products| Jul 24, 2014

Leeds shakes up two-year fixed rates

The society has “reduced rates where we’ve been able to”.

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.

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