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Mortgage Data| 08:47

Olympic Park house prices continue to sprint ahead

Properties in surrounding areas have increased by £1,500 per month since London won the Olympics bid in July 2005.

From Regulation| 08:49

CML says FCA is not practising what it preaches

Regulator’s own culture may not be entirely aligned to message it sends out about not being ‘tick box’, trade body claims.

Mortgage Products| Jul 03, 2015

Specialist lenders move to fill gaps in the market

High street lenders bolster ranges, while specialists move into more niche areas.

Mortgage Products| Jul 03, 2015

Mortgage Brain claims readiness for credit directive

Technology provider rolls out MCD ready systems and new secured loan sourcing.

Mortgage Data| Jul 03, 2015

First-time buyers make up nearly half of all mortgages

There have been 139,500 new first-time buyers so far in 2015, according to Halifax.

Mortgages| Jul 03, 2015

London housing targets gets a boost

Estate agent says there was huge rise in planning permission granted in Q4 2014

Mortgage Products| Jul 02, 2015

Lender ditching SVR unlikely to spark trend: brokers

TSB in the UK also announces new deals for customers coming to the end of their fixed terms.

Analysis & Opinion
Bricks and mortar are not for everyone

Mortgage Products| Jun 04, 2015

Bricks and mortar are not for everyone

The Conservatives avowed plans to encourage home ownership notwithstanding, first-time home-buyers still face an uphill struggle.

Of course the focus on FTBs should not be restricted to those in and around the capital

Mortgages| Jun 04, 2015

Moving the SVR goalposts

A senator in the Republic of Ireland has announced he is going to introduce a bill to allow the ECB to cap the interest on variable rate mortgages....

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

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Buy-to-let and Pension Freedoms

Doors to investing in property have been flung open again.

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 Long-term Fixed Rate Mortgages

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

Adviser Guides

Guide to Buy-to-let

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

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Mortgage Data| Jul 02, 2015

House prices fell by 0.2% in June: Nationwide

Latest house price index shows June dip and ongoing slowdown in the rate of annual growth.

From Your Industry| Jul 01, 2015

Lloyds to axe 635 roles

Latest jobs cuts form part of the 9,000 announced in October’s group strategy update.

Mortgage Products| Jul 01, 2015

Irish lender scraps SVRs for over 70,000 customers

Existing mortgages of 4.5 per cent are expected to move to new interest rates from as little as 3.7 per cent.

From Pensions| Jun 30, 2015

More costly to withdraw pension to pay mortgage

National adviser suggests other options if lender is pushing for early retirement repayment.

Mortgage Products| Jun 29, 2015

Fee-free mortgage deal could save borrowers £1,500

Lenders are trying to compete in other ways besides the traditional headline rate, mortgage expert notes.

Mortgage Data| Jun 29, 2015

Mortgage trap ends as remortgage market picks up

Latest statistics a sign of healthy market returning following the Mortgage Market Review, according to one commentator.

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