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Dec 19, 2014

Stamp duty reform to boost house prices - and house builders

Around ten per cent of investors are looking to gain more exposure to house builders due to stamp duty’s overhaul.

Dec 19, 2014

Proc fee competition hots up as another lender hikes rates

The Nottingham follows Accord’s lead by raising procuration rates.

Dec 18, 2014

Remortgaging bucks monthly downturn: Connells

Remortgaging valuation total for November up 10 per cent compared to October and by 3 per cent against last November.

Dec 18, 2014

Annual mortgage lending steady at £16.9bn: CML

Reforms in stamp duty may modestly boost activity in the short-term.

Dec 18, 2014

P2P lenders can sustain economic shock: research

First-ever published stress tests for a P2P lender claims it has a natural stability against economic shocks.

Dec 17, 2014

One in six borrowing to meet mortgage payments

One in 12 people are in arrears on their mortgage or rent.

Analysis & Opinion
Finally, movement on outdated stamp duty

Dec 03, 2014

Finally, movement on outdated stamp duty

Stamp duty reforms will help lower-earners but those buying at higher levels may get hit hard

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Recent Articles
  1. Scottish house prices recover from referendum fears
    Dec 17, 2014

    Scottish house prices recover from referendum fears

    Biggest growth in the £1m+ price bracket, while stamp duty changes expected to boost demand lower down the chain.

  2. CML predicts growth in lending over next two years
    Dec 16, 2014

    CML predicts growth in lending over next two years

    Industry body’s two year forecast sees transactions easing back modestly in 2015.

  3. Co-op Bank fails Bank of England stress test
    From Regulation| Dec 16, 2014

    Co-op Bank fails Bank of England stress test

    Five lenders are ready to withstand a crash, Bank’s stress test finds.

  4. Gov’t consults on discount first-time buyer scheme
    Dec 15, 2014

    Gov’t consults on discount first-time buyer scheme

    Councils and constructors asked to contribute to design of initiative looking to use brownfield site for new homes.

  5. Survey reveals increased interest in equity release
    Dec 15, 2014

    Survey reveals increased interest in equity release

    Research shows growth largely due to the pension reforms announced earlier this year.

  6. Landlords prefer buy-to-let finance via IFAs
    Dec 15, 2014

    Landlords prefer buy-to-let finance via IFAs

    Intermediaries remain the most popular choice for buy-to-let investors, says lender.

  7. House buying heats up as price outlook cools: Halifax
    Dec 15, 2014

    House buying heats up as price outlook cools: Halifax

    Those surveyed in Scotland are significantly more likely than Britons overall to say 2015 will be a good time to buy.

  8. Asking prices will rise despite monthly falls: Rightmove
    Dec 15, 2014

    Asking prices will rise despite monthly falls: Rightmove

    Estate agent identifies buyer opportunities from properties falsely priced below former stamp duty thresholds.

  9. First-time buyers borrow 22% more than a year ago
    Dec 11, 2014

    First-time buyers borrow 22% more than a year ago

    Council’s director general states stamp duty reform should help those getting on housing ladder and switching homes.

  10. Surveyors expect stamp duty overhaul to boost sales
    Dec 11, 2014

    Surveyors expect stamp duty overhaul to boost sales

    House prices dip for sixth consecutive month but surveyors say Autumn Statement should boost sales.

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