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Mortgage Data| 08:25

House sales pick up but supply issues remain

Stronger sales trend is broadly reflective of an upturn in demand visible in the data since the early spring, Chartered surveyors say.

Mortgage Products| Oct 07, 2015

Shake-up of Right to Buy rules unveiled

Funds from selling off housing association properties will be recycled toward replacement affordable properties.

Mortgage Products| Oct 07, 2015

Prime minister tackles ‘unfinished business’ with lenders

David Cameron pledges to save Britain from the danger of Labour and move our nation from Generation Rent to Generation Buy.

Mortgage Data| Oct 07, 2015

FCA tackles mortgage market competition

Regulator wants your views on whether the MMR has had a “dampening effect” on competition, among other things.

Mortgage Products| Oct 06, 2015

Bank launches into the bridging market

Loans start from 0.59 per cent per month and can be taken out at a loan to value of up to 70 per cent.

Mortgage Products| Oct 06, 2015

Paradigm announces exclusive distribution agreement

Brokers will still benefit from profit share scheme offered by Paradigm, resulting in a 5 per cent increase in procuration fees.

Mortgage Data| Oct 06, 2015

Annual house price growth slows down: Halifax

Home sales reach a new 18-month high, data reveal.

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Buy-to-let investors have got a cheek

Tony HazellonMortgage Products| 08:43

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Equity release is now a mature market with £1.4bn withdrawn last year, according to the Equity Release Council.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

P2P accounts for less than 1 per cent of the alternative business funding market.

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Advisers must help take the force of the blow

Technology provider argues more must be done to help close the protection gap.

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Guide to Fee-Free Mortgages

This guide will explain what has driven the growth in the number of fee-free deals .

FTAdviser Blog

Intermediaries can help borrowers ease a pain in their SVRs

Lender’s mortgage director says this is a “fantastic opportunity” for advisers to help save their clients money.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Second Charge Mortgages

Second charge mortgages are currently regulated as consumer credit but this is set to change.

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Brokers must be put straight on cash benefit of AR status

Mortgage brokers are a loyal and committed bunch but they have wrongly thought they are better off being part of a network.

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Mortgage Data| Oct 05, 2015

House price confidence stays high despite rate expectations

A further fall recorded in the proportion of Brits who think it will be a good time to buy in 12 months’ time.

Mortgage Data| Oct 05, 2015

MMR leads to rising intermediary introductions

Research also demonstrates split between different sized lenders in cases going to offer.

From Pensions| Oct 05, 2015

Equity release referral service reports rising demand

More than 500 advisers registered since June.

Mortgage Products| Oct 02, 2015

Record lows and increasing rates across two-year deals

This week’s rates round-up also sees a couple of intermediary exclusives for those in L&G’s mortgage club.

Mortgage Data| Oct 02, 2015

Bank of England confirms Help to Buy poses no risk

Bank of England’s governor relays the recommendations of the Financial Policy Committee.

Mortgage Products| Sep 30, 2015

Fos upholds complaint over data breach

Man’s partner left with their children days after being told by provider he was in arrears

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