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Latest News

Oct 21, 2014

Mortgage complaints jump 55%: Fos

Over the last three years the Financial Ombudsman Service has seen a steady increase in complaints about mortgages.

Oct 20, 2014

Mortgage lending flat as rate rise expectations grow

Council of Mortgage Lenders reveals “growing evidence” that mortgage lending activity has plateaued.

Oct 17, 2014

Gap of £60k to move up housing ladder: Lloyds

The gap for those moving from their first to their second property is £14,900 bigger than in 2013.

Oct 16, 2014

Gilt yield collapse will drive down fixed rate deals

Market expert predicts five-year fixed rate mortgages will fall to lowest ever levels.

Oct 15, 2014

Half of over-40s to pay mortgage or rent in retirement

Eighteen per cent of 66 to 70-year-olds believe they will still be paying rent when they retire.

From Investments| Oct 15, 2014

Scotland slashes Help to Buy price ceiling

New approach will be a “major boost” to first time buyers and improve the affordability of starter homes, Scottish government says.

Analysis & Opinion
Borrowing trends

Sep 24, 2014

Borrowing trends

Laverne Hadaway asks whether the trend towards longer mortgage terms could be the next great mortgage scandal.

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.

More on Mortgage Data
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

It’s time the FCA enforced TCF principles

News Review: Laudable rules to prevent unintended consequences are being ignored by lenders.

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.

Recent Articles
  1. Consumer confidence drops on UK house prices
    Oct 15, 2014

    Consumer confidence drops on UK house prices

    Research reveals the most frequently mentioned perceived barrier to buying is being able to raise enough housing deposit.

  2. First-time buyers paying 12.9% more than in 2013
    Oct 14, 2014

    First-time buyers paying 12.9% more than in 2013

    New house price index data released following consultation on single house price index.

  3. ONS consults on single house price index
    Oct 13, 2014

    ONS consults on single house price index

    Single government index methodology put out to consultation, as multiple indices confuse consumers.

  4. Scottish gov’t proposes stamp duty changes
    Oct 10, 2014

    Scottish gov’t proposes stamp duty changes

    Reduction to tax charge relative to stamp duty for 44,000 house purchases up to £325,000.

  5. House purchase approvals show signs of recovery
    Oct 10, 2014

    House purchase approvals show signs of recovery

    The figures mark the first month of house purchase approvals growth since June 2014.

  6. House prices to rise by 30% in next 5 yrs: Rightmove
    Oct 10, 2014

    House prices to rise by 30% in next 5 yrs: Rightmove

    Forecast predicts London ‘ripple effect’ will boost south east property prices higher than the North.

  7. Housing market activity falls 12%: Connells
    Oct 10, 2014

    Housing market activity falls 12%: Connells

    Steadier progress is not necessarily bad news, surveying firm says.

  8. Rate difference between LTV bands closes: Mortgage Brain
    Oct 09, 2014

    Rate difference between LTV bands closes: Mortgage Brain

    Gap between 90 per cent and 60 per cent loan-to-value rates will be welcomed by those with small deposits, says chief executive.

  9. MMR has created a risk-averse environment
    Oct 08, 2014

    MMR has created a risk-averse environment

    Advisers believe lenders are being too cautious when it comes to mortgage lending

  10. MMR has made lenders too risk averse warn brokers
    Oct 02, 2014

    MMR has made lenders too risk averse warn brokers

    Twenty-three per cent of brokers says that lenders are excessively risk averse.

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