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The rise and rise of the high LTV mortgage

According to whose figures you look at, the number of high loan-to-value mortgages has more than doubled from this time last year. To take a snapshot of the situation as it stands, there are currently 500 mortgage products at 90% LTV or more of which 124 offer 95% LTV.

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After a momentary stumble, mortgage lending is climbing firmly back to its feet as we turn the corner into 2015.

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The slowdown we are seeing is largely psychological. People began to feel that prices were getting out of control in many areas and became cautious. We should be welcoming this trend, not decrying it.

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george morley 28 Jan 2015

The British MP who has in the past stated his passionate beliefs so eloquently and so publicly to uprate UK expat state pensioner's frozen pensions was Steve Webb, the current Minister of State for Pensions. Those...

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The reasons for the subsequent drop are clear in light of changes to Funding for Lending. In January, the scheme ceased to apply to home purchase mortgages. The changes were implemented because house purchase...

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In the Spotlight with Steve Stone, Commercial Director at Vertex Financial Services

We spoke to Steve Stone, Commercial Director at Vertex Financial Services, about challenges facing the industry post-MMR, and the hot topics in the mortgage market at the moment. Read more

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The rise and rise of the high LTV mortgage

According to whose figures you look at, the number of high loan-to-value mortgages has more than doubled from this time last year. To take a snapshot of the situation as it stands, there are currently 500 mortgage products at 90% LTV or more of which 124 offer 95% LTV. Read more

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