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Mortgage Data| 14:56

Mortgage approvals fall to 18-month low

“We need to stop blaming Brexit for our housing crisis,” says mortgage expert.

Mortgage Products| 11:08

Stafford Railway passes on BoE rate cut

Building society with lowest SVR for mortgage up to 75 per cent cuts rate further.

From Pensions| 08:44

Hargreaves criticises BOE’s Haldane for pensions line

Andy Haldane of the Bank of England told the Sunday Times he would rather invest in a property rather than put money into a pension scheme.

Mortgage Products| 08:24

The Nottingham lowers rates by up to 0.29 per cent

Building society also launches three new remortgage products and two residential products.

Mortgage Products| Aug 26, 2016

Hinckley & Rugby launches joint borrower deal

Mortgage could be used by parents to help a child onto the housing ladder without need for security.

Mortgage Products| Aug 26, 2016

L&G scraps arrangement fees on some lifetime mortgages

Rates have also been reduced across L&G’s lifetime mortgage range.

Mortgage Data| Aug 26, 2016

Number of newly built homes increases 6%

In total more than 144,280 homes were started in the year to June 2016.

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Equity release is now a mature market with £1.4bn withdrawn last year, according to the Equity Release Council.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

What can an adviser do to help clients with an interest-only mortgage and could this type of loan be set for a resurgence?

FTAdviser Blog

Popularity of equity release will continue

Post-pensions freedoms, equity release is an increasingly important part of retirement planning.

Adviser Guides

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

Springboard to financial freedom

Barclays’ 100 per cent mortgage may help cross-generational planning.

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 boost for savers

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

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Mortgage Products| Aug 26, 2016

Building societies cut SVR in wake of base rate decision

Standard variable rates are cut by 0.25 per cent following the Bank of England’s announcment earlier this month.

Mortgage Products| Aug 25, 2016

Lloyds boss predicts ‘rapid’ equity release growth

Intermediary managing director hints at attractiveness of market for larger lenders.

Mortgages| Aug 25, 2016

Solicitors warn older borrowers must have LPA in place

As lenders extend their age limits, concerns over lack of plans for mental incapacity increase.

Mortgage Data| Aug 25, 2016

Gross mortgage lending stable in July: CML

Remortgaging statistics from LMS show many are taking advantage of all time low rates.

Mortgage Data| Aug 25, 2016

Majority believe house prices will rise despite Brexit

Survey suggests potential buyers see an upward trend.

Mortgage Data| Aug 25, 2016

More first-time buyers see applications agreed in Q2: Imla

Brokers dealt with an average of 44 new enquiries in the second quarter, down from 49 in the first.

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