According to data from haart, prices in the capital have continued to climb annual, with average prices up 29.5% to £473,500.
Loans & Lending News
Masthaven Secured Loans has announced the establishment of its first bank funding line, having successfully concluded negotiations for a significant new facility through Royal Bank of Scotland.
Commercial Finance News
Keystone Buy to Let Mortgages has reduced its fixed rate prices just two months after introducing its Classic and Premier Ranges.
The Bank of England has today released its Trends in Lending data showing that lending to businesses has remained negative in the three months to February - but mortgage lending continued to grow.
Debt & Insolvency News
The rate of home repossessions was 44% higher in the North than in the South in 2013, according to detailed research released this morning by e.surv chartered surveyors.
Andrew Rees and Timothy Hughes, partners at 1 Stop Financial Services, have been banned by the Financial Conduct Authority from performing any significant influence function in relation to any regulated activity.
The government’s Equitable Life Payment Scheme (ELPS) has now paid out £901 million.
Smart Money Loans, the specialist second charge distributor, has rebranded as Smart Money with a new logo and sales and marketing material for introducing brokers.
This weekend, NatWest Intermediary Solutions is introducing a new Saturday opening for LiveTALK - its popular broker instant messaging service.
Pensions & Equity Release News
Over a third (35%) of people aged over 65 have been put off inheritance planning because they are concerned that the cost of long term care will leave little to pass on to the next generation, according to Investec Wealth & Investment.
Investments & Offshore News
Halifax estimates close to one in four ISA holders (23%) are unaware of the new ISA limits that will increase their total allowance to £15,000 in July, according to a new survey from Halifax.Halifax estimates close to one in four ISA holders (23%) ar ...
Surveying & Conveyancing News
The Chief Surveyor of Sesame Bankhall Valuation Services has said that it is becoming increasingly important for chartered surveyors to protect homebuyers and lenders against the mounting risk of a repeat housing market crash.
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