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Mortgage Products| 08:33

Bridging loan growth slows significantly

Demand for bridging loans is strong but lenders are not completing on the loans, trade body reports.

Mortgage Products| 15:11

Teachers Help to Buy and Shared Ownership at 4.99%

Adviser argues the rate of 4.99 per cent is “not particularly competitive”.

Mortgages| Nov 25, 2015

Is the UK housing market a ‘bubble’?

The launching of the Help to Buy Isa by end of this year could have an impact on house prices.

Mortgages| Nov 25, 2015

Brace yourself for buy-to-let stampede due to tax rise

One adviser suggests the move will create a rush to get in ‘while stocks last’ before the tax bites next year.

Mortgage Products| Nov 25, 2015

How new Help to Buy deals will work

New deals for Londoners and shared ownership schemes.

From Your Industry| Nov 25, 2015

Autumn Statement: All the key announcements

Chancellor ditches controversial cuts to tax credits, increases the state pension and delivers a blow to buy-to-let investors.

Mortgage Products| Nov 25, 2015

Buy-to-let blow as Osborne delivers 3% stamp duty

Chancellor also promises to double the housing budget to £2bn a year to build over 400,000 affordable homes.

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Equity release is now a mature market with £1.4bn withdrawn last year, according to the Equity Release Council.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

Guide to Consumer Buy-to-let

From April 2016 the concept of ‘consumer buy-to-let’ and the ‘accidental landlord’ will become regulated.

FTAdviser Blog

Advisers must help take the force of the blow

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

Adviser Guides

Guide to Peer-to-Peer

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

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 Fee-Free Mortgages

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

FTAdviser Blog

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 Products| Nov 25, 2015

Older borrowers rejected outright by banks

Building society study finds automatic age discrimination amongst several high-street lenders.

Mortgage Data| Nov 25, 2015

Regional statistics show upwards lending trend: CML

High street bank figures also show a strong end to the year in terms of mortgage lending.

Mortgages| Nov 25, 2015

Skipton updates online mortgage portal

Application process now ready for Mortgage Credit Directive changes.

From Your Industry| Nov 25, 2015

LIVE: Autumn Statement 2015

What George Osborne has in store for you and your clients.

From Pensions| Nov 25, 2015

Predictions for the Autumn Statement

On the basis of the chancellor’s recent track record on pension and tax reform we can probably expect a few surprises.

Mortgage Products| Nov 25, 2015

GE Money stops lending following mortgage book sale

Only full applications currently with GE’s Watford office will be processed and brokers will no longer be able to undertake decision in principles.

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