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Yorkshire BS help out borrowers with smaller deposits

Mortgages

Yorkshire BS help out borrowers with smaller deposits

As part of its ongoing aim to help a variety of borrowers, including those with smaller deposits, Yorkshire Building Society has reduced selected rates at 75% and 90% LTV by up to

08 Oct 2012

Over-priced property puts 6 in 10 off viewing

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Over-priced property puts 6 in 10 off viewing

Sellers are being warned not to risk over-pricing during the autumn market, following stark new research from Rightmove.

05 Oct 2012

Positive Lending complete £7.5m bridging deal

Positive Lending complete £7.5m bridging deal

Bournemouth based specialist packager, Positive Lending, has completed a multi million pound bridging loan with United Trust Bank.

05 Oct 2012

Moneyfacts launch equity release advice service with Just Retirement

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Moneyfacts launch equity release advice service with Just Retirement

Moneyfacts.co.uk has partnered with Just Retirement Solutions to launch a new equity release advice service.

05 Oct 2012

FLS fails to boost higher LTV products

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FLS fails to boost higher LTV products

Two months in and against a backdrop of industry comment on the success, or not, of the Governments Funding for Lending Scheme, it is time to review the evidence.

05 Oct 2012

End of interest-only for Nationwide

Mortgages

End of interest-only for Nationwide

Nationwide have announced they will no longer offer interest-only mortgages, in a move that some say will trigger other lenders to do the same.

05 Oct 2012

Increase in defaulted mortgage debt being repaid

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Increase in defaulted mortgage debt being repaid

Ascent is reporting an increase in the amount of defaulted mortgage debt being paid back to lenders - but has warned that repayment levels could be showing signs of flattening out.

05 Oct 2012

Halifax say housing market is 'subdued but stable'

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Halifax say housing market is 'subdued but stable'

A quiet summer for house prices, as in the three months to September they were 0.5% lower than in the preceding three months, compared with a 0.3% decline in August.

04 Oct 2012

TBMC launch 2 year fixed rate BTL with Skipton

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TBMC launch 2 year fixed rate BTL with Skipton

TBMC, the buy-to-let and commercial mortgage specialist, is now offering a new 2 year fixed rate buy-to-let mortgage with Skipton Building Society.

04 Oct 2012

Almost half of business owners have no pension savings

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Almost half of business owners have no pension savings

Almost half (46 per cent) of UK business owners – or 1.3 million people – have no private pension savings to support them in retirement, according to new independent research from

03 Oct 2012

 

'Golden age' for fixed term annuity to come, say Primetime

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'Golden age' for fixed term annuity to come, say Primetime

More than three quarters (77%) of specialist retirement income advisers expect the fixed term annuity market to grow in the next two years, according to Primetime Retirement.

03 Oct 2012

Promise offers larger loan amounts from Equifinance

Promise offers larger loan amounts from Equifinance

Following the increase of Equifinance’s maximum loan from £15000 to £20000, Promise Solutions is offering more satellite packaging agencies to experienced loan packagers.

03 Oct 2012

Over 50s urged to seek financial advice as spending power falls

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Over 50s urged to seek financial advice as spending power falls

The spending power of the over 50s has dramatically fallen in the past few years according to recent research.

03 Oct 2012

'Still too early' to judge FLS, say the CML

'Still too early' to judge FLS, say the CML

The Council of Mortgage Lenders have said that it is 'too early' to judge the effects of the Funding for Lending Scheme.

03 Oct 2012

Newlife boosts lifetime mortgage offering

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Newlife boosts lifetime mortgage offering

Newlife has made significant enhancements to its Lifetime Mortgage product range, reinforcing its commitment to providing competitive product offerings.

03 Oct 2012

Senior borrowers get a boost with 65+ Mortgage

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Senior borrowers get a boost with 65+ Mortgage

There is an increasing number of people reaching 65 years old with a mortgage.

03 Oct 2012

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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