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13:47

Help to Buy delivers ‘intended objectives’: CML

Completions appeared to have levelled off at around 4,000 a month, data reveal.

11:34

‘Help to Buy’-backed home buys surge in spring

Take-up in the regions with the most expensive homes - London and the south east - has been muted.

10:24

Almost half of mortgage holders don’t know their rate

Almost a third of those surveyed say an interest rate increase of 1 per cent would not be affordable.

Sep 01, 2014

UK mortgage approvals fall in July

BoE report shows mortgage approvals fell to 66,569, from a revised-down 67,085 in June.

Aug 29, 2014

UK house prices rise 0.8% in August

Annual house price rises 11 per cent, up from 10.6 per cent in July.

Aug 27, 2014

Five-year mortgage interest on the increase

Two year terms still account for nearly 50 per cent of borrowers, but five-year terms now second on 30 per cent.

Analysis & Opinion
The MMR effect

Aug 26, 2014

The MMR effect

Has the MMR dampened activity or has it had little or no impact on the UK mortgage market? asks Laverne Hadaway.

Month in Mortgages: Rates are starting to creep up

Mortgage Products| Jul 04, 2014

Month in Mortgages: Rates are starting to creep up

Mortgage rates started to move upwards in June, Nationwide supported the armed forces with home loans for soldiers and the Post Office proved popular.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to High Loan-to-Value Mortgages

The market has improved over the last 12 months for first-time buyers who are unable to put down a large deposit.

FTAdviser Blog

I’m sticking by my ‘staggering ignorance’ on housing hubris

News Review: Confusion reigns over market statistics, but affordability issues for young buyers are irrefutable.

FTAdviser Blog

FCA fine gives context for Natwest over-compliance

Final notice reveals that affordability issues and lack of oversight of advised sales prompted action.

FTAdviser Blog

Why I support any action to curb febrile property market

News Review: People are rushing to grab loans and piling into property, pushing the market further away from first-timers.

Recent Articles
  1. FTAdviser Blog| Sep 01, 2014

    I’m sticking by my ‘staggering ignorance’ on housing hubris

    News Review: Confusion reigns over market statistics, but affordability issues for young buyers are irrefutable.

  2. FCA fine gives context for Natwest over-compliance
    FTAdviser BlogonRegulation| Aug 27, 2014

    FCA fine gives context for Natwest over-compliance

    Final notice reveals that affordability issues and lack of oversight of advised sales prompted action.

  3. Put your MMR questions to the FCA’s mortgage head
    From Your Industry| Aug 27, 2014

    Put your MMR questions to the FCA’s mortgage head

    Lynda Blackwell, mortgage and mutuals sector manager at the FCA, will answer your questions during live FTAdviser debate.

  4. Why I support any action to curb febrile property market
    FTAdviser Blog| Aug 26, 2014

    Why I support any action to curb febrile property market

    News Review: People are rushing to grab loans and piling into property, pushing the market further away from first-timers.

  5. UK mortgage approvals settle at 40,000 level
    Aug 26, 2014

    UK mortgage approvals settle at 40,000 level

    British Bankers’ Association figures show approvals down slightly from June.

  6. Cost of living near top state school is £21,000
    Aug 26, 2014

    Cost of living near top state school is £21,000

    Homes near Beaconsfield High School in Buckinghamshire have the largest premium of £483,031 (154 per cent).

  7. First-time buyers hit 7-yr high in July
    Aug 22, 2014

    First-time buyers hit 7-yr high in July

    Recent increase in high LTV lending options is allowing first time buyers a shot at getting on the property ladder.

  8. Halifax reveals impact of base rate rise
    Aug 21, 2014

    Halifax reveals impact of base rate rise

    Half (51 per cent) of UK homeowners are unconcerned about a rate rise, lender reveals.

  9. MMR impact boosts bridging loan growth
    Aug 21, 2014

    MMR impact boosts bridging loan growth

    MMR affordability assessments do not apply to most bridging loans, with investors beginning to bypass traditional lenders.

  10. Co-op exit fails to dent building society lending figures
    Aug 20, 2014

    Co-op exit fails to dent building society lending figures

    Trade body says MMR has cooled the market during the first half of this year.

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