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From Your Industry| 08:54

Saffron BS looks to release ‘mortgage prisoners’

The product takes advantage of the FCA’s transitional rules

Mortgage Data| 08:54

Build more affordable homes, industry figures urge gov’t

The building of 40,300 homes in England was started in Q1

From Regulation| May 27, 2015

Seven key takeaways from the Queen’s speech

Everything you need to know from the Queen’s eight minute speech - and the accompanying 103-page briefing.

Mortgage Data| May 27, 2015

Lending down across the country during Q1: CML

Remortgaging bucks the trend during the first quarter.

Mortgage Data| May 27, 2015

Nearly 50% of postcodes yet to see a Help to Buy completion

Leicester is England’s top Help to Buy city, while Bedford contains the busiest postcode district.

Mortgage Data| May 27, 2015

Mortgage market warns on Housing Bill ‘tinkering’

Prime minister also confirms income tax personal allowance plans ahead of Queen’s Speech.

Mortgages| May 27, 2015

Fos flooded with West Brom BTL tracker complaints

Ombudsman backs West Bromwich’s right to vary the rate on buy-to-let tracker mortgages.

Analysis & Opinion

Too many people are in bad investment funds: those run by the ‘morons’ – or, as I prefer to call them, banks.

Mortgage Products| Apr 29, 2015

MMR: another kind of crunch?

MMR was brought in to curb the excesses of the banks, but it really means those who can afford a mortgage have no chance of getting one

Ashley WassallonMortgage Products| Apr 17, 2015

Main parties fail to address mortgage market imbalance

Only the Greens offered the necessary abolition of mortgage interest tax relief.

Mortgage Data| Apr 01, 2015

Ready, willing and able

A fall in Hampton’s Ability to Buy Index shows low interest rates are not enough to stimulate the mortgage market

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Guide to Long-term Fixed Rate Mortgages

Traditionally the long-term fixed rate mortgage has been viewed as a product just for those that like security.

Ashley Wassall

Why the ombudsman might be wrong to hit HSBC

News Review: Banks are not being fair to trapped customers, but not all interest-only refusals are wrong.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Buy-to-let

The buy-to-let market is a large and growing sector.

FTAdviser Blog

The case for tougher regulation of buy-to-let

News review: Whatever way you look at it, the case for intervention stacks up.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Professional Mortgages

Qualified professionals could previously command more generous offers, but their advantage is waning.

FTAdviser Blog

Unfairness at the heart of the mortgage market

News Review: First-time buyers and some existing borrowers are still getting the thin end of the wedge.

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Mortgage Data| May 27, 2015

Gross mortgage lending falls 8%: BSA

Societies hold a 20 per cent share of mortgage balances, trade body says.

Mortgage Data| May 26, 2015

TSB backs intermediary growth with 55 new hires

Rapid growth and broker demand lead to investment in people over challenger bank’s first six months.

Mortgage Data| May 26, 2015

Halifax reveals we do like to live beside the seaside

Average house prices in British seaside towns is up by a third since 2005, lender’s latest statistics show.

From Pensions| May 26, 2015

MGM merges with Stonehaven and rebrands

Combined firm plans new product launch in this summer.

Mortgage Products| May 22, 2015

Lenders rush to market with new deals

Lenders are pushing for business, following the general election uncertainty.

From Your Industry| May 22, 2015

Nationwide profits up, despite mortgage lending falls

Net lending down to £7.1bn from £9.9bn, a market share of 31.2 per cent, falling from 70.8 per cent.

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