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Sep 18, 2014

CML claims lending plateaued despite six-year August high

Gross mortgage lending hit £18.6bn in August, down against July but an increase against last year.

Sep 17, 2014

MMR will improve quality of advice: Imla

“MMR’s real test will come beyond the six month milestone”, trade body says.

Sep 16, 2014

Housing market on a ‘more sustainable track’

New buyers still represent the largest sub-section of activity, according to survey from Connells.

Sep 15, 2014

‘Yes’ vote could wipe £31,000 off Scottish house prices

House prices in Scotland dropped 17.5 per cent during the financial crisis and experts fear a repeat.

Sep 11, 2014

House purchase lending up 33%: CML

Data for July shows the market remains driven primarily by lending for house purchase, rather than remortgage.

Sep 11, 2014

House purchase approval dip with holidays not MMR

House purchase approvals increased by 0.3 per cent annually, up from 63,293 last August.

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.

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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.

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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. LIVE: Put your questions to our MMR panel
    Sep 11, 2014

    LIVE: Put your questions to our MMR panel

    Lynda Blackwell of the FCA, Robert Barnard of Aldermore and David Hollingworth of London and Country, answer your questions.

  2. Santander chairman Emilio Botín dies
    Sep 10, 2014

    Santander chairman Emilio Botín dies

    Santander has announced chairman Emilio Botín has died.

  3. Advances for house purchases increase by a third
    Sep 09, 2014

    Advances for house purchases increase by a third

    Research shows a 33 per cent increase in gross advances for house purchase compared with last year.

  4. Mortgage brokers expect buy-to-let growth
    Sep 08, 2014

    Mortgage brokers expect buy-to-let growth

    Six out of 10 brokers said that they had seen an increase in customer demand for buy-to-let this year.

  5. UK house price growth slows in August
    Sep 08, 2014

    UK house price growth slows in August

    Price growth has eased over the summer as tougher mortgage lending criteria has been introduced.

  6. UK housing shortage costs consumers £4bn per year: CBI
    Sep 08, 2014

    UK housing shortage costs consumers £4bn per year: CBI

    Business manifesto by the CBI designed to call on parties to deliver prosperity for consumers.

  7. CML demands action on ‘fragmented’ property market
    Sep 04, 2014

    CML demands action on ‘fragmented’ property market

    Government should watch for “unintended consequences of regulation on credit worthy mortgage holders”.

  8. Study shows value of mortgage advice
    Sep 03, 2014

    Study shows value of mortgage advice

    Brokers take larger slice of mortgage sales as figures show intermediated sales have higher success rate.

  9. Your last chance to put advance questions to FCA
    Mortgage Products| Sep 03, 2014

    Your last chance to put advance questions to FCA

    Live debate on MMR will feature Lynda Blackwell, mortgages and mutuals head at the regulator.

  10. Help to Buy delivers ‘intended objectives’: CML
    Sep 02, 2014

    Help to Buy delivers ‘intended objectives’: CML

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

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