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11:37

Commercial trust begins recruitment drive

Commercial Trust aims to triple the number of advisers it employs by the end of 2014, as business is booming, Stuart Cunningham has said.

11:36

Housing wrongly regarded as safehouse for money

People should not think that money invested into property is just as safe as if it were kept in a bank account, James Gardiner has claimed.

08:50

Half of mortgage brokers worried over impact of MMR

Brokers fear new regulations will cause regulatory confusion and hinder access to loans.

08:50

LTV mortgages keeping buyers on ladder

The prevalence of high loan-to-value mortgages is helping to keep deposit requirements in check, despite rising house prices, Brian Murphy has said.

Mortgage Products| Apr 23, 2014

Clients face fee hit as lenders ‘over-interpret’ FCA rules

Natwest clients fail affordability test that is not required under MMR rules.

Apr 17, 2014

Only London and SE house prices back to 2007 levels

The London housing market experience does influence national data, sometimes quite significantly, CML said.

Analysis & Opinion
Houses that are more affordable, not more affordable housing

Jon Cudby| Apr 10, 2014

Houses that are more affordable, not more affordable housing

Bringing the price of existing houses under control would be more beneficial than building newer ‘affordable’ housing, says Jon Cudby.

Month in Mortgages: Keeping an eye on supply

Apr 04, 2014

Month in Mortgages: Keeping an eye on supply

FTAdviser offers a round-up of the mortgage themes that featured in March.

Stress tests

Mar 25, 2014

Stress tests

Laverne Hadaway asks what effect the new affordability rules - particularly stress tests - will have on the mortgage market in the short term.

Chancellor misses chance to refocus Help to Buy

Mar 19, 2014

Chancellor misses chance to refocus Help to Buy

Criticised by many as the cause of a potential housing bubble, the reality is that Help to Buy is no such thing.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Mortgage Market Review

The mortgage market is about to become more tightly regulated than ever before.

FTAdviser Blog

Staggered stamp duty would smooth out sales lumps

Current cliff-edge means tax becomes prohibitive for first-time buyers of average priced homes.

FTAdviser Blog

Mas under siege, but ‘advice’ elephant in the room remains

Week in Brief: Mas hit by two critical parliamentary reports, while George Osborne toughens stance on avoidance.

FTAdviser Blog

Stop the disingenuous rate hike excuses

Mortgage expert says there is no reason for lenders to increase SVRs as wholesale borrowing costs are falling.

Recent Articles
  1. Rising prices buoy property market sentiment
    Apr 16, 2014

    Rising prices buoy property market sentiment

    The majority of homeowners have confidence in the current housing market driven by strong property prices, according to data from Halifax.

  2. Rental revival boosts buy-to-let prospects
    Apr 16, 2014

    Rental revival boosts buy-to-let prospects

    The improving housing rental market is providing good opportunities for buy-to-let investors, Daniel Bailey has said.

  3. Too many housebuyers priced out: L&G
    Apr 16, 2014

    Too many housebuyers priced out: L&G

    The disparity between rising house prices and wages, and a lack of housing supply make mortgage repayments unaffordable for many, Jeremy Duncombe...

  4. Morning papers: Nationwide to offer remote mortgage advice
    From Investments| Apr 16, 2014

    Morning papers: Nationwide to offer remote mortgage advice

    The morning headlines brought to you by FTAdviser: 16 April 2014.

  5. Mortgage lending takes a dip in February
    Apr 10, 2014

    Mortgage lending takes a dip in February

    Dip in mortgage lending in February but CML claims year-on-year growth comparisons remained strong.

  6. HMRC stamp duty bonanza
    Apr 02, 2014

    HMRC stamp duty bonanza

    A rise in stamp duty land tax revenues has been driven by an increase in the sale of homes in the £1m to £2m price bracket, Nimesh Shah has claimed.

  7. Help to Buy ‘cutting new house inflation’
    Apr 02, 2014

    Help to Buy ‘cutting new house inflation’

    The upsurge in house building brought on by the introduction of the government’s Help to Buy equity loan scheme has slowed price inflation by half,...

  8. BOE remains vigilant over housing market risks
    Apr 02, 2014

    BOE remains vigilant over housing market risks

    The Bank of England is on red alert amid record levels of mortgage borrowing beyond household income, the financial policy committee has indicated.

  9. CML: February lending highest since 2008
    Mar 20, 2014

    CML: February lending highest since 2008

    Upward trend in mortgage lending could continue despite MMR introduction, L&G says.

  10. Budget round-up: mortgages
    Mar 20, 2014

    Budget round-up: mortgages

    In less than an hour the chancellor delivered the latest Budget blockbuster, amid a torrent of attempted heckles from an opposition struggling to...

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