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Mortgage Products| 10:49

L&G cuts lifetime mortgage rates

Provider also increases loan-to-value ratios for its Premier Flexible product by 2 per cent at all ages.

From Your Industry| 08:25

Leeds hunts for new intermediary distribution head

Departure comes at the same time as senior team reshuffle.

From Your Industry| 08:19

Stonebridge launches building survey service

Service will enable Stonebridge’s mortgage advisers to arrange detailed building surveys for their clients.

Mortgages| May 04, 2016

Housing battleground: How London mayor hopefuls stack up

Council of Mortgage Lenders warns about potential conflicts, market instability and unintended consequences.

Mortgage Products| May 04, 2016

BTL rental cover rise could spark ‘domino effect’

The Mortgage Works’ decision to increase its rental cover rate could be replicated by other mainstream lenders.

Mortgage Data| May 04, 2016

Tracker rates are increasing as demand falls

Consumer website states the link between base rate and tracker rates has been broken.

Mortgage Products| May 04, 2016

Virgin Money mortgage lending hits new high

Bank had a 3.4 per cent share of gross mortgage lending in the first three months of 2016, according to Bank of England data.

Analysis & Opinion
Buy-to-let investors have got a cheek

Tony HazellonMortgage Products| Oct 08, 2015

Buy-to-let investors have got a cheek

Landlords say the chancellor’s plan to take away their benefits will mean they will no longer make a profit.

Half of new homes built between 1986 and 2012 are owned by landlords

Tony HazellonMortgage Products| Sep 30, 2015

Release older homeowners without charge

Equity release is now a mature market with £1.4bn withdrawn last year, according to the Equity Release Council.

Hal AustinonMortgage Data| Sep 25, 2015

Supply-side problem

Some critics have said that lenders have been too easy with their lending.

Mortgage Products| Sep 17, 2015

Flight for long-haul

Mortgage seekers are increasingly opting for longer terms in order to reduce their monthly repayments

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Guide to buy-to-let and taxation

George Osborne keeps on tinkering with buy-to-let taxation. What can advisers do to help landlord clients prosper?

FTAdviser Blog

Little support for housebuilding but boost for savers

The Government did not talk much about affordable housing in the Budget speech

Adviser Guides

Guide to the Budget 2016

Great support for young people but the Chancellor missed the opportunity to help the UK’s elderly population.

FTAdviser Blog

Little support for housebuilding but lots for savers

The government did not talk much about affordable housing in the Budget speech.

Adviser Guides

Guide to multiple buy-to-let

Landlords with several properties could face significant tax bills once the chancellor’s changes come in.

FTAdviser Blog

Accord toasts good year for mortgage brokers

Building societies’ intermediary arm saw strong growth over 2015.

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Mortgages| May 04, 2016

Bradford & Bingley mortgage servicing business outsourced

Computershare will now service loans owned by the government’s UKAR group.

Mortgage Products| May 04, 2016

Barclays scraps deposit for first-time buyer mortgages

Changes aim to lessen the burden on the ‘bank of Mum and Dad’.

Mortgages| May 03, 2016

Mortgage bodies issue Scottish wish-list ahead of election

New government must have housing policies at the top of its agenda, argue trade associations.

Mortgage Products| May 03, 2016

Platform increases maximum loan sizes

Rate reductions also made on selected residential and buy-to-let products.

Mortgage Products| May 03, 2016

Newcastle launches broker exclusive buy-to-let deal

Available through The Business Mortgage Company and brokers on Legal & General’s distribution panel.

Mortgages| May 03, 2016

Brokers hit back at buy-to-let slump ‘scaremongering’

Talk of the mortgage market topping out is not based on fact, say mortgage advisers

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