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September sees slight decrease in house prices

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September sees slight decrease in house prices

- The price of a typical UK house fell by 0.4% in September

02 Oct 2012

FSA to headline at MBE with seminar programme

Mortgages

FSA to headline at MBE with seminar programme

Mortgage Business Expo London 2012, the UK’s largest exhibition for the financial intermediary market, has today announced the FSA will be providing key note speeches on both days

02 Oct 2012

Barclays cuts rates to help borrowers escape hikes in SVR

Mortgages

Barclays cuts rates to help borrowers escape hikes in SVR

Barclays is tomorrow launching three competitively priced fixed rate mortgages to help borrowers who will have to pay out more on their monthly mortgage payments due to the impact

02 Oct 2012

Halifax introduces new 2 year 2.44% remortgage product

Mortgages

Halifax introduces new 2 year 2.44% remortgage product

A new 2 year 2.44% remortgage product is available today directly from Halifax.

02 Oct 2012

Coventry BS slashes BTL rates even further

Coventry BS slashes BTL rates even further

Coventry Building Society has cut rates even further on its competitive range of BTL mortgages which includes a legal and valuation package for remortgages, as well as launching a

02 Oct 2012

Access 4 Finance give 65% commission

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Access 4 Finance give 65% commission

Access 4 Finance has today announced its decision to offer 65% commission to introducers.

01 Oct 2012

Shawbrook increase secured loan size to £200,000

Shawbrook increase secured loan size to £200,000

Shawbrook Bank has increased the maximum size of its Platinum secured loan product to £200,000, to enhance its offer to high net worth individuals who are interested in secured len

01 Oct 2012

Just Retirement launch fully flexible annuity plan

Retirement

Just Retirement launch fully flexible annuity plan

Just Retirement has introduced a fully flexible conversion feature to its fixed-term annuity that enables retirees to rethink their financial plan and convert to a different pensio

01 Oct 2012

Housing demand weakens, say Hometrack

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Housing demand weakens, say Hometrack

Average house prices fell for the third month in a row as demand weakened, the number of sales agreed fell and unsold stock was re-priced, according to figures released by Hometrac

01 Oct 2012

Abbey joins Buy to Let Mortgage Club panel

Mortgages

Abbey joins Buy to Let Mortgage Club panel

The Buy to Let Business Mortgage Club announced today that Abbey have been added to their panel of lenders.

01 Oct 2012

 

New FS company to 'revolutionise' the mortgage market

Mortgages

New FS company to 'revolutionise' the mortgage market

A new financial services company called Castle Trust has launched with the aim of revolutionising the UK retail mortgage market.

01 Oct 2012

Bright Grey & Scottish Provident reveal gender pricing plans

Retirement

Bright Grey & Scottish Provident reveal gender pricing plans

Bright Grey and Scottish Provident today announced their plan for Gender Directive pipeline business.

01 Oct 2012

The Cambridge revamps BTL range

Mortgages

The Cambridge revamps BTL range

On Monday 1 October, The Cambridge Building Society will be re-launching its Buy to Let mortgage range, reducing rates by up to 0.75% and cutting fees by up to £500.

01 Oct 2012

Number of homeowners using equity release to gift relatives doubles

Retirement

Number of homeowners using equity release to gift relatives doubles

Customers taking out equity release products through home reversion specialist, Bridgewater Equity Release, are increasingly using the cash in order to gift it to friends and famil

28 Sep 2012

August house prices remain flat

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August house prices remain flat

The August data from Land Registry's flagship House Price Index shows an annual price increase of 0.7 per cent which takes the average property value in England and Wales to £163,3

28 Sep 2012

Oliver Chesher, director at Admiral PR

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Oliver Chesher, director at Admiral PR

myi had a chat with Oliver Chesher, director at Admiral PR, about working in financial PR.

28 Sep 2012

Keystone reduces 5-year fixed rates by 0.55%

Mortgages

Keystone reduces 5-year fixed rates by 0.55%

Keystone Buy to Let Mortgages has reduced its five year fixed rates by 0.55%, now starting at 5.48% up to 75% LTV, to reflect the lower, longer term cost of funds in the market.

27 Sep 2012

55% increase in intermediaries recommending personal asset lending

55% increase in intermediaries recommending personal asset lending

- 55% increase in IFAs, mortgage brokers and wealth managers recommending personal asset lending as a means of short-term finance

27 Sep 2012

Skipton lowers BTL rates by up to 1.0%

Mortgages

Skipton lowers BTL rates by up to 1.0%

Skipton Building Society is today reducing the interest rates on a selection of its buy-to-let mortgages by 0.10%.

27 Sep 2012

A bridge over brown-field waters

Duncan Kreeger - West One Loans

A bridge over brown-field waters

Britain needs more good quality housing.

27 Sep 2012

Yorkshire BS cuts rates for 90% LTV

Mortgages

Yorkshire BS cuts rates for 90% LTV

Yorkshire Building Society is continuing its commitment to offering competitive mortgage products for those with small deposits by reducing rates on 90% Loan To Value mortgages by

26 Sep 2012

Remortgaging decreases by £32m in August

Mortgages

Remortgaging decreases by £32m in August

Monthly gross remortgage lending decreased by £32m in August to £3.17bn, down 1% on July’s £3.2bn, says new data from LMS.

26 Sep 2012

59% of workers not aware of auto-enrolement

Retirement

59% of workers not aware of auto-enrolement

Standard Life has found that almost three fifths (59%) of employees who don't currently have a pension are still not aware of auto-enrolment.

26 Sep 2012

Brokers say bridging to grow by 45%

Brokers say bridging to grow by 45%

The latest West One Broker Sentiment Survey shows brokers expect an average of 45% more bridging business in the next 12 months.

26 Sep 2012

Over a third of over-50s may delay retirement

Retirement

Over a third of over-50s may delay retirement

Over a quarter (28%) of working homeowners over 50 (1.9 million people) plan to access the equity in their home to help fund their retirement, according to retirement specialist LV

26 Sep 2012

Summer holidays motivate overseas property buyers

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Summer holidays motivate overseas property buyers

According to Rightmove Overseas, a quarter of its overseas property searches in August were for Spain, with many people coming back from summer holidays motivated to investigate th

25 Sep 2012

Leeds launch 10-year fixed rate mortgage

Mortgages

Leeds launch 10-year fixed rate mortgage

Leeds Building Society has launched a 10-Year Fixed Rate mortgage available up to 75% loan-to-value at only 4.58%.

25 Sep 2012

The time is now

Matt Tristram - LW

The time is now

It’s official, 2012 is the year of the secured loan Renaissance.

24 Sep 2012

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