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Manchester Mortgage Business Expo 2012 - the highlights

Manchester Mortgage Business Expo 2012 - the highlights

myintroducer brings you the highlights from the Mortgage Business Expo held in Manchester.

30 Jul 2012

Lloyds unveil £5bn commitment for FTBs

Mortgages

Lloyds unveil £5bn commitment for FTBs

Lloyds Banking Group has unveiled the UK's largest commitment to first time buyer lending by confirming it will lend £5bn to first time homeowners by the end of 2012.

30 Jul 2012

Leeds reduce 2 year BTL to 3.99%

Mortgages

Leeds reduce 2 year BTL to 3.99%

Leeds Building Society has reduced the rate on its 2 Year fixed rate buy to let mortgage by 0.36% to a new market leading rate of 3.99%.

30 Jul 2012

PPI provisions hit £10bn

Protection

PPI provisions hit £10bn

HSBC have today announced they have set aside a further £340 million for PPI redress costs, bringing the total PPI provisions across the banks to a staggering £10 billion.

30 Jul 2012

Passive investing is gaining momentum

Savings & Investments

Passive investing is gaining momentum

According to independent financial research company Defaqto, passive investing is gaining greater traction in the UK.

30 Jul 2012

Tax takes a 29% bite out of pensioner income

Retirement

Tax takes a 29% bite out of pensioner income

The average UK pensioner household pays out 29% of its income in retirement to the taxman through a combination of direct and indirect taxation, which add up to an annual tax bill

27 Jul 2012

Phil Jay, Director at Complete FS

In The Spotlight

Phil Jay, Director at Complete FS

myintroducer had a chat with Phil Jay, Director at Complete FS

27 Jul 2012

June house prices up 0.1 per cent since May

Mortgages

June house prices up 0.1 per cent since May

The June data from Land Registry's flagship House Price Index shows an annual price increase of 0.9 per cent which takes the average property value in England and Wales to £161,777

27 Jul 2012

Coventry Building Society launch 3.25% AER one year bond

Savings & Investments

Coventry Building Society launch 3.25% AER one year bond

Available from Thursday 26th July, Coventry Building Society is launching the following fixed rate bond.

26 Jul 2012

Lenders see share of market increase

Mortgages

Lenders see share of market increase

CML have published their list of the largest mortgage lenders in the UK, showing that medium sized lenders have increased their market share.

26 Jul 2012

 

Connect Overseas launch mortgage sourcing system

Mortgages

Connect Overseas launch mortgage sourcing system

Connect Overseas, the international mortgage specialist, is today launching a pioneering new online service for mortgage brokers.

26 Jul 2012

New research shows scale of pensions challenge

Retirement

New research shows scale of pensions challenge

New research by NIESR and TNS-BMRB outlines scale of challenge facing government pension reforms

26 Jul 2012

Raising the Profile

Matt Tristram - LW

Raising the Profile

It’s no secret that since the credit crunch there has been a huge decrease in support for the secured loan industry.

26 Jul 2012

Aldermore leaps up the CML lending table

Mortgages

Aldermore leaps up the CML lending table

British challenger bank Aldermore has gained ground in the mortgage market, according to the CML gross lending statistics announced yesterday.

26 Jul 2012

Halifax Intermediaries reduces rates

Mortgages

Halifax Intermediaries reduces rates

Halifax Intermediaries has announced a succession of rate reductions across its product range in further support for homemovers and first time buyers.

25 Jul 2012

Nationwide reduces both fixed and tracker rates

Mortgages

Nationwide reduces both fixed and tracker rates

From today, Nationwide is again reducing rates across its range of fixed and tracker rate mortgages by up to 0.40%.

25 Jul 2012

Equity release rises by 22%

Retirement

Equity release rises by 22%

The Equity Release Council today announces provider market figures for the second quarter of 2012 which show significant growth in both volumes and value.

25 Jul 2012

Aldermore launch limited edition BTL deals

Mortgages

Aldermore launch limited edition BTL deals

Aldermore Residential Mortgages is today launching a range of Limited Edition Buy-to-let remortgage deals

25 Jul 2012

Loans Warehouse launches UK’s first Secured Loan Index

Loans Warehouse launches UK’s first Secured Loan Index

Loans Warehouse, the UK specialist secured loan broker, are pleased to announce the launch of its Secured Loan Index.

25 Jul 2012

Secured loan lending surges in 2012

Secured loan lending surges in 2012

The first half of 2012 saw secured loan lending surge to £150m, reveal the results from the first Loans Warehouse Secured Loan Index.

25 Jul 2012

What brokers want

Duncan Kreeger - West One Loans

What brokers want

Brokers want and need a consistent flow of deals. To get that consistent flow, they need lenders to complete deals quickly.

25 Jul 2012

Number of BTL second charge loans up by 40%

Mortgages

Number of BTL second charge loans up by 40%

Buy-to-let second charge lending has increased by 40% in the first half of 2012 compared to 2011, according to figures from Blemain Finance.

25 Jul 2012

James Benamor, Managing Director of Amigo Loans

In The Spotlight

James Benamor, Managing Director of Amigo Loans

myintroducer had a chat with James Benamor, Managing Director of Amigo Loans.

24 Jul 2012

Average rental yields over 6.0%

Average rental yields over 6.0%

TBMC, the buy-to-let and commercial mortgage specialist, produces the Landlord Profile Tracking Index to track developments in the UK buy-to-let mortgage market.

24 Jul 2012

Barclays launches zero fee mortgage

Mortgages

Barclays launches zero fee mortgage

Barclays is tomorrow lowering six of its fixed rates mortgages by up to 0.30% and introducing a package for two years at 3.29 per cent with no application fee for consumers buying

24 Jul 2012

West One appoint new Head of Strategy

West One appoint new Head of Strategy

West One Loans, the UK’s largest privately funded bridging lender, has appointed George Patellis to head-up its distribution strategy.

24 Jul 2012

Central Loans makes multiple growth-based appointments

Features

Central Loans makes multiple growth-based appointments

Central Loans, providers of The Loan Engine amongst multiple other services, has appointed Jonathan Bray as Chief Executive and Steve Case as Director of Sales to drive forward the

24 Jul 2012

Brightstar: more brokers should 'look again at secured loans'

Brightstar: more brokers should 'look again at secured loans'

There has been a 17% increase in secured lending in the UK during May against the same period in 2011.

23 Jul 2012

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