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The Cambridge forced to increase costs of SVR

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The Cambridge forced to increase costs of SVR

The Cambridge Building Society has announced today that its Standard Variable Rate will increase on both residential and Buy to Let mortgages.

14 Aug 2012

Rents reach new record high in London

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Rents reach new record high in London

The average cost of renting a home in London has risen once again to reach levels never seen before, according to new research.

14 Aug 2012

V Loans launch Masthaven's new range

V Loans launch Masthaven's new range

V Loans, the national secured loans packager, has launched the first product range of new second charge lender, Masthaven Secured Loans Ltd, through its introducer network.

13 Aug 2012

Prime London rents slip but letting volumes improve

Prime London rents slip but letting volumes improve

Rents fell by 0.8% in prime central London in July, taking the annual decline to a modest -1.1%, say Knight Frank.

13 Aug 2012

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13 Aug 2012

Leeds launch shared ownership mortgage at 5.99%

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Leeds launch shared ownership mortgage at 5.99%

Leeds Building Society has launched a new shared ownership mortgage product, to help first time buyers onto the housing ladder, at a competitive rate of 5.99% for 3 years.

13 Aug 2012

Skipton reducing rates by up to 0.20%

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Skipton reducing rates by up to 0.20%

Skipton Building Society is today announcing positive changes to some of its two, three and five-year fixed rate mortgages.

13 Aug 2012

Rental yields grow for BTL landlords

Rental yields grow for BTL landlords

New research from BM Solutions shows that Buy to Let investors have seen average gross rental yields edge up to 6.2% in June 2012, compared to 6.0% 12 months earlier.

10 Aug 2012

Post Office improves mortgage range

Mortgages

Post Office improves mortgage range

The Post Office is cutting mortgage rates by up to 0.40% on many of its fixed rate mortgages products, while also reducing or removing arrangement fees on selected products.

10 Aug 2012

Funding Circle lending over £1m a week to SMEs

Funding Circle lending over £1m a week to SMEs

Funding Circle, the online lending platform which matches private investors with businesses looking for funding, has announced a new milestone with gross lending.

10 Aug 2012

 

Rents up by 4% in the last year

Rents up by 4% in the last year

The cost of renting a home has risen by over four percent in the last year as many would-be buyers continue to find themselves locked out of the sales market, says the latest RICS

10 Aug 2012

Colonial complete Masthaven’s first secured loan

Colonial complete Masthaven’s first secured loan

Colonial Secured Loans are delighted to have completed Masthaven's first secured second charge term loan.

10 Aug 2012

Introducers flock to Access 4 Finance

Introducers flock to Access 4 Finance

Since the launch of their new website and Scott Thorpe joining the ranks as co-owner, it has been revealed that Access 4 Finance have had 22 new introducers register with them.

09 Aug 2012

Post Office offers a genuine alternative to major banks

Mortgages

Post Office offers a genuine alternative to major banks

The Post Office is today launching its first phase of introducing specially trained Mortgage Specialists in branch, starting with five of its larger branches across the UK.

09 Aug 2012

Buy-to-let lending increased 5% in Q2

Mortgages

Buy-to-let lending increased 5% in Q2

Buy-to-let lending increased by 5% in the second quarter of 2012, according to data published today by the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

09 Aug 2012

Lowest repossession numbers since 2010

Mortgages

Lowest repossession numbers since 2010

The number of mortgage possessions in the second quarter of 2012 declined, according to data released today by the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

09 Aug 2012

helpucover.co.uk voted best MPPi Provider

Mortgages

helpucover.co.uk voted best MPPi Provider

Insurer helpucover.co.uk has won the prestigious Best MPPI Provider award as voted for by over 24,000 What Mortgage readers.

09 Aug 2012

Natwest launch range of deals up to 90% LTV

Mortgages

Natwest launch range of deals up to 90% LTV

A new range of fixed rate and tracker mortgages are being launched on the 8th August that will include cashback deals for mortgage applicants that have an active NatWest or RBS cur

09 Aug 2012

No pension plans for nearly half of Brits

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No pension plans for nearly half of Brits

New research from Barings, the international investment management firm, reveals that nearly half (44%) of people do not currently expect to use a pension to fund their retirement.

08 Aug 2012

Accord reduce remortgage rates

Mortgages

Accord reduce remortgage rates

Accord Mortgages have today announced Residential New Business rate reductions.

08 Aug 2012

BTL beats mortgage slowdown

Mortgages

BTL beats mortgage slowdown

The mortgage market continued to slow in July, according to the latest Housing Market Activity Report by Connells Survey & Valuation.

07 Aug 2012

Coventry BS helps out FTBs

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Coventry BS helps out FTBs

Coventry Building Society is launching a new range of mortgages for First Time Buyers at up to 90% LTV, with low flat fees and excellent rates.

07 Aug 2012

Equity Release Council strengthens Standards Board

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Equity Release Council strengthens Standards Board

In order to develop and strengthen its Standards Board, The Equity Release Council has appointed Liz Barclay and Jim Dredge as board members.

07 Aug 2012

Strong first half to 2012 for Omni Capital

Strong first half to 2012 for Omni Capital

Omni Capital, the specialist short-term lender owned by CPC Group, has released trading figures for the first half of the year.

07 Aug 2012

EU mortgage vote delayed by 3 months

Mortgages

EU mortgage vote delayed by 3 months

A crucial vote that may determine the final shape of the proposed European directive on credit agreements relating to residential property, or CARRP, has been delayed for three mon

07 Aug 2012

First Tesco mortgages launch today

Mortgages

First Tesco mortgages launch today

From today, Tesco Bank will be launching their much-discussed mortgages.

06 Aug 2012

Strong growth in fixed-term annuities

Retirement

Strong growth in fixed-term annuities

Strong growth in the fixed-term annuity market has established innovative fixed-term annuities as a key option for modern retirees seeking to combine income certainty with flexibil

06 Aug 2012

Asset finance grew 9% in Q2

Asset finance grew 9% in Q2

The asset finance (leasing and hire purchase of business equipment) market grew by 9% in the second quarter of 2012, as over 50,000 businesses invested in new equipment using leasi

06 Aug 2012

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