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Liquidity Central launches exclusive short term product

Liquidity Central launches exclusive short term product

Commercial finance distributors Liquidity Central have announced the launch of a new, exclusive, short term product for business owners with lending decisions available on the same day.

13 Jan 2014

Masthaven launches hybrid bridging and secured product

Masthaven launches hybrid bridging and secured product

Masthaven Group has launched a product, which is a unique fusion of bridging and secured loan.

13 Jan 2014

Two fifths of Brits worry their mortgage application will be rejected

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Two fifths of Brits worry their mortgage application will be rejected

Almost two fifths (38%) of Brits searching for their first or next property are concerned their mortgage application may not get accepted, according to new research by TSB.

11 Jan 2014

Rising prices give homemovers a boost up the ladder

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Rising prices give homemovers a boost up the ladder

According to the latest Lloyds Bank Homemovers Review, 337,500 people have moved up the housing ladder in 2013, as rising house prices have given homemovers a higher level of deposit for their next property.

11 Jan 2014

London broker arranges record breaking £25m mortgage

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London broker arranges record breaking £25m mortgage

A London based mortgage broker has reinforced their reputation for high net worth expertise by successfully completing a record breaking advance for Enness Private Clients.

10 Jan 2014

Scottish Widows cuts rates on two-year mortgages

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Scottish Widows cuts rates on two-year mortgages

Scottish Widows Bank has today reduced the rates on a on a selection of 2 Year Fixed Rate Professional and Flexible mortgages across its 60% LTV ranges.

10 Jan 2014

Half of brokers think Help to Buy may create long term problems

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Half of brokers think Help to Buy may create long term problems

Nearly half (49%) of brokers responding to a survey from United Trust Bank believe that the ‘Help to Buy’ scheme could be creating a bubble which may lead to longer term property market problems.

10 Jan 2014

House prices see biggest increase since 2007

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House prices see biggest increase since 2007

LSL Property Services' latest house price index indicate that house prices grew 5.2% or £11,920 in 2013 – the highest yearly rise since 2007.

10 Jan 2014

Sesame CEO leaves after three years

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Sesame CEO leaves after three years

Sesame Bankhall Group today announces a new structure for the business with expanded roles for Chairman John Cowan and Managing Director Stephen Gazard.

10 Jan 2014

Increase in 95% mortgages will provide 'catalyst' for activity, says Boulger

Mortgages

Increase in 95% mortgages will provide 'catalyst' for activity, says Boulger

Ray Boulger, of leading independent mortgage adviser John Charcol, comments on today’s statement from the MPC and the mortgage and housing markets.

10 Jan 2014

 

Openwork's platform assets hit £1bn

Savings & Investments

Openwork's platform assets hit £1bn

Openwork offers advisers its own platform, which launched in January 2013 and is powered by Investment Funds Direct Limited, and the Zurich Investment Platform, which was made available to network members early last year.

10 Jan 2014

Leeds BS introduces mortgage to support Welsh Help to Buy

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Leeds BS introduces mortgage to support Welsh Help to Buy

Leeds Building Society has announced the launch of a mortgage product, which can be used alongside the Welsh Government’s Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme.

10 Jan 2014

High LTV lending up 60% as December sees home lending high

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High LTV lending up 60% as December sees home lending high

December was the best month for home lending in six years, according to the latest Mortgage Monitor from e.surv, the UK’s largest chartered surveyor.

10 Jan 2014

London FTBs face 'double penalty' compared to rest of UK

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London FTBs face 'double penalty' compared to rest of UK

According to the latest report from website How to Home Buy, first time buyers in London suffer a double penalty when compared to FTBs in the rest of the UK.

09 Jan 2014

Clydesdale & Yorkshire Banks launch their lowest loan rate

Clydesdale & Yorkshire Banks launch their lowest loan rate

Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank have dropped their rate for unsecured online personal loans between £7,500 and £15,000 by 30bps, they announced this morning.

09 Jan 2014

2014 could be boom or bust for FTBs, says report

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2014 could be boom or bust for FTBs, says report

According to a report from the website How to Home Buy, the next twelve months could see some of the inhibitory factors that may impede first time buyers - or see first time buyer numbers soar back to previous highs.

09 Jan 2014

Banks expect significant increase in mortgage supply, says BoE

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Banks expect significant increase in mortgage supply, says BoE

A Bank of England survey released today suggested that British lenders expect a significant increase in the availability of mortgages and a better supply of business loans in the Q1 of 2014.

08 Jan 2014

Post Office joins Help to Buy

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Post Office joins Help to Buy

Post Office has announced it it joining the government’s Help to Buy Scheme with its financial services partner, Bank of Ireland UK, further developing its place as a leading challenger to traditional high street mortgage lenders.

08 Jan 2014

Santander launches Help to Buy 2 mortgage range

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Santander launches Help to Buy 2 mortgage range

Santander is launching its range of Help to Buy: mortgage guarantee products via its direct and intermediary channels, available from tomorrow.

08 Jan 2014

Secured lender issued with winding up petition

Secured lender issued with winding up petition

A winding up order has been issued against secured lender, First European Securities, it has been reported in the London Gazette.

08 Jan 2014

Paragon launches lifetime BTL trackers

Mortgages

Paragon launches lifetime BTL trackers

Paragon Mortgages, the specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender, has launched a range of lifetime tracker products along with refreshing the rest of its range of fixed and tracker buy-to-let mortgages.

08 Jan 2014

Bridging loans outpace alternative investments in 2013

Bridging loans outpace alternative investments in 2013

Investments in privately-funded bridging loans have generated the best return among a key group of alternative asset classes in 2013, according to the latest research from lender West One Loans.

08 Jan 2014

House prices 7.5% higher than 2012

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House prices 7.5% higher than 2012

According to the latest house price index from Halifax, prices in the three months to December were 7.5% higher than in the same three months last year.

08 Jan 2014

EXCLUSIVE - FSE London 2013: Harpal Singh, Broker Conveyancing

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EXCLUSIVE - FSE London 2013: Harpal Singh, Broker Conveyancing

Another exclusive video from FSE London 2013 - here we have Harpal Singh, Managing Director of Broker Conveyancing.

07 Jan 2014

Fincorp confirms expansion after bumper year

Fincorp confirms expansion after bumper year

Bridging lender Fincorp has reported a bumper year in its 25th anniversary year with a 68% uplift in the volume of short-term loans approved and lent in 2013.

07 Jan 2014

Number of people planning to move home doubles

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Number of people planning to move home doubles

New research from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks today highlighted that optimism is returning to the property market with the number of people planning to move doubling over the last 12 months.

07 Jan 2014

Montello launches £250m fund

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Montello launches £250m fund

London-based real estate financier Montello, has announced the successful launch of its third fund, the Montello Real Estate Opportunity Fund. The Fund's initial target is to invest up to £250m.

07 Jan 2014

NatWest confirms Help to Buy launch date

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NatWest confirms Help to Buy launch date

Following its announcement before Christmas that it would be launching new deals in January to support the Help to Buy: mortgage guarantee scheme, NatWest has today confirmed that the launch date will be Tuesday 14 January.

06 Jan 2014

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