Latest News

FTB mortgage applications rise

Mortgages

FTB mortgage applications rise

haart has seen a big rise in the number of mortgage applications from first time buyers ahead of the end of Stamp Duty relief on properties below £250,000 later this week.

19 Mar 2012

Households continue to feel the squeeze

Latest News

Households continue to feel the squeeze

Households continue to feel the squeeze as rising bills eat into spending power, reveals the latest Lloyds TSB Spending Power Report.

19 Mar 2012

RateSetter loans rated ‘5 star’ by independent judge

RateSetter loans rated ‘5 star’ by independent judge

Loans offered by peer-to-peer finance website RateSetter.com have been awarded the highest rank by Defaqto, the financial research company.

19 Mar 2012

Homeowners can live mortgage free by taking in lodgers, survey reveals

Mortgages

Homeowners can live mortgage free by taking in lodgers, survey reveals

New research carried out by flat and house share website SpareRoom.co.uk has revealed the UK’s towns and cities where homeowners can live mortgage free by renting out their spare r

19 Mar 2012

Drewberry Insurance releases new tool to compare income protection insurance

Protection

Drewberry Insurance releases new tool to compare income protection insurance

Drewberry Insurance launches a new income protection comparison tool to help consumers make a more informed decision when taking out this type of insurance.

19 Mar 2012

RENTS DIP AS STAMP DUTY RUSH EASES TENANT COMPETITION

RENTS DIP AS STAMP DUTY RUSH EASES TENANT COMPETITION

Rents dipped in February as an increased number of tenants considered moving into the sales market to beat the end of the stamp duty holiday, according to the latest Buy-to-Let Ind

16 Mar 2012

house prices fall for 21st consecutive month

Legal

house prices fall for 21st consecutive month

UK house prices are perceived to have fallen again in March, for the 21st consecutive month, report Knight Frank.

16 Mar 2012

Brits plan to deposit £33.3 billion into cash ISAs

Savings & Investments

Brits plan to deposit £33.3 billion into cash ISAs

British savers plan to deposit approximately £33.3 billion into cash ISAs before the end of the tax year, according to new research from Santander Savings.

16 Mar 2012

Asset finance essential to business lending solution, says FLA

Asset finance essential to business lending solution, says FLA

The latest statistics from the Finance and Leasing Association show continued growth in asset finance.

16 Mar 2012

Growth of investment trusts in the market and the reasons

Savings & Investments

Growth of investment trusts in the market and the reasons

The world of open-ended fund is beleaguered with portfolios which have been launched having unsuitable strategies regarding open-ended vehicles.

16 Mar 2012

 

Urge for an investment industry ‘Code of Conduct’

Savings & Investments

Urge for an investment industry ‘Code of Conduct’

Investment industry heavy-weights have agreed in principle that there needs to be an industry ‘Code of Conduct’ to increase consumer trust.

16 Mar 2012

AOBP continues to grow with new Affiliate Lender addition

AOBP continues to grow with new Affiliate Lender addition

For the second time in 2012, the Association of Bridging Professionals is proud to announce that its Affiliate Lender panel has increased yet further with the addition of bridging

16 Mar 2012

GOLDSMITH WILLIAMS LAUNCHES REMORTGAGE PRODUCT

Mortgages

GOLDSMITH WILLIAMS LAUNCHES REMORTGAGE PRODUCT

Legal firm, Goldsmith Williams has launched an exclusive remortgage package for introducers.

16 Mar 2012

Online P2P Lenders could “replace high street banks in time”

Online P2P Lenders could “replace high street banks in time”

Andy Haldane, Head of Policy at the Bank of England said in a speech in New York yesterday that: “small peer-to-peer lenders like Zopa and Funding Circle could in time replace high

16 Mar 2012

UK savers losing £13 billion a year in dead end accounts

Savings & Investments

UK savers losing £13 billion a year in dead end accounts

A Which? investigation has revealed that UK savers could be losing out on almost £13 billion in interest each year by failing to switch savings accounts, an increase of half a bill

15 Mar 2012

US Tenants Drive Lettings Market

US Tenants Drive Lettings Market

According to data from Surrey Estate Agent, Barton Wyatt, US nationals are driving the lettings market in north Surrey, accounting for 45% of all tenants in rented properties in 20

15 Mar 2012

Committee will have powers to restrict mortgage lending

Mortgages

Committee will have powers to restrict mortgage lending

The new financial policy committee will have wide-ranging powers – including the capacity to curb house prices by setting maximum loan-to-value limits for mortgage lending, report

15 Mar 2012

Northwood awarded Edexcel status

Northwood awarded Edexcel status

Private lettings agents, Northwood UK, the largest provider of guaranteed rent to landlords nationally, has joined the ranks of The Premier League, nPower, FlyBe and First Group by

15 Mar 2012

SAFEagent launches National SAFEagent Awareness Week

SAFEagent launches National SAFEagent Awareness Week

Further to the success of its launch in 2011, SAFEagent is planning a concentrated week of activity 14 - 20 May 2012 to build momentum and continue the fast-growing awareness of th

15 Mar 2012

Exact Servicing for Mutual Lender

Mortgages

Exact Servicing for Mutual Lender

Exact has won a contract to service mortgages for a well known mutual lender with the boarding of a pool of £200 million having taken place earlier this month.

15 Mar 2012

Alison Beech, Business Relationship Director at Spicerhaart

In The Spotlight

Alison Beech, Business Relationship Director at Spicerhaart

myintroducer.com catches up with Alison Beech, Business Relationship Director at Spicerhaart- the estate agency group, combining the largest independent residential sales and letti

15 Mar 2012

TMW launches new and enhanced Buy to Let product range

TMW launches new and enhanced Buy to Let product range

With effect from Friday 16 March The Mortgage Works is to make a number of changes to its Buy to Let mortgage range.

15 Mar 2012

Spanish Mortgage Market Cleans Up Its Act

Mortgages

Spanish Mortgage Market Cleans Up Its Act

Whilst mature mortgage markets such as that of the UK have learned from their mistakes and now heavily regulate the selling of financial products, Spanish banks are currently suffe

14 Mar 2012

Mortgage Dual Pricing Is Back

Mortgages

Mortgage Dual Pricing Is Back

Dominic Hennessy, Managing Director at Just Us Mortgages says - Go direct to the bank - not through an intermediary - to secure the best mortgage rate.

14 Mar 2012

Letting agent complaints rise 26%

Letting agent complaints rise 26%

The Property Ombudsman publishes its 2011 Annual Report.

14 Mar 2012

65% Of Second Homeowners Considering Selling Up

Legal

65% Of Second Homeowners Considering Selling Up

According to a new survey by holiday rentals company, HomeAway.co.uk, 65% of second homeowners are considering or would like to sell their property.

14 Mar 2012

House prices fall in Scotland for the fourth successive month

Legal

House prices fall in Scotland for the fourth successive month

The average house price is £2,816 lower than a year ago and the 8% drop in flat prices reflects slow first time buyer market, reveals the latest LSL Scotland House Price Index.

14 Mar 2012

LV= increases investment linked annuity rates

Retirement

LV= increases investment linked annuity rates

Retirement specialist LV= has today announced increases of up to 20% on its Pension Income Plus Annuity rates.

14 Mar 2012

Latest Money Careers

Popular this week

Specialist Lending Roadshow June 2017

20th-23rd June

4 days
7 specialists
4 locations
Free to attend

Click here to register now