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Accurate inventory is key as tenants staying in one home for longer

Accurate inventory is key as tenants staying in one home for longer

New figures from the Association of Residential Lettings Agent show that tenants are staying put in the same property for record durations.

14 Feb 2012

Record competition creates seller's market in central London

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Record competition creates seller's market in central London

Record competition per property in central London has closed the gap between offers and asking prices to just 2.2%, according to estate agent Marsh & Parsons.

14 Feb 2012

Brilliant launches 3.55% fixed rate deal

Mortgages

Brilliant launches 3.55% fixed rate deal

Two new semi exclusive deals have been launched via Brilliant Mortgage Club which is part of Brilliant Solutions the financial services distributor.

14 Feb 2012

MBE 2011: Trigold interview

Mortgages

MBE 2011: Trigold interview

I interviewed Ian Fitzpatrick of Trigold at the Mortgage Business Expo London 2011.

14 Feb 2012

FIRST-TIME BUYERS FAILING TO TAKE UP RECORD NUMBER OF 95% LTV DEALS

Mortgages

FIRST-TIME BUYERS FAILING TO TAKE UP RECORD NUMBER OF 95% LTV DEALS

The number of 95% loan-to-value mortgage deals available to first-time buyers is at the highest level since before the financial crisis, according to the Mortgage Advice Bureau.

13 Feb 2012

“SQUEEZED MIDDLE” – HALF OF ALL ADULTS - FACE UPHILL STRUGGLE IN BRITS’ DRIVE TO BOOST SAVINGS

Savings & Investments

“SQUEEZED MIDDLE” – HALF OF ALL ADULTS - FACE UPHILL STRUGGLE IN BRITS’ DRIVE TO BOOST SAVINGS

While the continued tough financial climate has driven Brits to try and grow their savings pots last year, almost half the country’s adults – the “squeezed middle” - faced spending

13 Feb 2012

alue of UK housing soars by £1.8 trillion in past decade

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alue of UK housing soars by £1.8 trillion in past decade

New research from Halifax shows that the value of the UK's private housing stock rose by £1.8 trillion (84%) in the decade to 2011.

13 Feb 2012

FTBs begin to take advantage of last months of stamp duty concession

Mortgages

FTBs begin to take advantage of last months of stamp duty concession

The number of first-time buyers, who are currently exempt from paying stamp duty on properties up to £250.000, increased in December, according to data released today by the Counci

13 Feb 2012

Partnership raises LTVs by up to 20%

Mortgages

Partnership raises LTVs by up to 20%

Enhanced equity release expert Partnership, has announced an increase in their loan to value rates for the Enhanced Lifetime Mortgage.

13 Feb 2012

Promise loan sourcing rises to 14 lenders with the addition of Dragonfly.

Promise loan sourcing rises to 14 lenders with the addition of Dragonfly.

Promise Solutions has added Dragonfly second charge loans to its sourcing portal enabling Promise introducers to now source, quote and submit secured loans online from 14 lenders w

13 Feb 2012

 

EuroDebt Partners With Responsible Equity Release

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EuroDebt Partners With Responsible Equity Release

EuroDebt Financial Services and equity specialists, Responsible Equity Release have joined forces in a reciprocal agreement to widen the scope of services available to the clients

13 Feb 2012

LV= launches new low cost pension plan

Retirement

LV= launches new low cost pension plan

Retirement specialist LV= today announces the launch of a new low cost personal pension, with a 0.25% annual service charge.

13 Feb 2012

Leeds launches 95% shared ownership mortgage

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Leeds launches 95% shared ownership mortgage

Leeds Building Society has launched new shared ownership mortgage products, available over a 2 or 3 year period, to help first time buyers onto the housing ladder.

13 Feb 2012

Barclays launches new mortgage products

Mortgages

Barclays launches new mortgage products

Barclays is tomorrow reinforcing its commitment to the mortgage market by refreshing its mortgage range.

13 Feb 2012

Mortgage approvals surge to highest levels since DEC 2009

Mortgages

Mortgage approvals surge to highest levels since DEC 2009

Loans for house purchase surged to 58,610 in January, according to the latest Mortgage Monitor from e.surv chartered surveyors.

10 Feb 2012

Private Rental Initiative Set To Revolutionise Sector

Private Rental Initiative Set To Revolutionise Sector

Thames Valley Housing Association has launched a pioneering initiative which offers a viable long-term solution to providing high-quality homes for the private rental sector on a l

10 Feb 2012

Bridgewater launch series of sales aids

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Bridgewater launch series of sales aids

Bridgewater Equity Release, the home reversion specialists, has today launched a series of sales aids for advisers entitled, ‘Just a thought...’

10 Feb 2012

Precise Mortgages and Manor Mortgages Join Forces

Mortgages

Precise Mortgages and Manor Mortgages Join Forces

Precise Mortgages has joined Manor Mortgages' lender panel and are working together to promote near prime and bridging loans to the intermediary market.

10 Feb 2012

Influx of new lenders is bad news for the bridging market

Influx of new lenders is bad news for the bridging market

46% of brokers say the rush of new lenders into bridging has made a negative impact on the market, according to research from West One Loans, the privately funded bridging lender.

10 Feb 2012

Demand for global distressed property rises

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Demand for global distressed property rises

Demand for distressed property is rising in more countries than it was previously, according to the results of the latest RICS Global Distressed Property Monitor.

10 Feb 2012

Rental demand ar record levels, say Countrywide

Rental demand ar record levels, say Countrywide

Over 275,000 new tenant applications pushes rental demand to record levels, with a 24% year on year growth.

09 Feb 2012

27.8% Growth In Foreign Property Investment

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27.8% Growth In Foreign Property Investment

Foreign investment in Spanish property grew in 2011, according to figures from the Bank of Spain.

09 Feb 2012

Foxtons named fastest growing estate agency

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Foxtons named fastest growing estate agency

This week, Foxtons was named the UK's fastest growing private equity backed estate agency in The Sunday Times Deloitte Buyout Track 100 league table.

09 Feb 2012

Stamp duty rush boosts mortgage market activity

Mortgages

Stamp duty rush boosts mortgage market activity

Demand from first-time buyers looking to beat the end of the stamp duty holiday bolstered mortgage market activity in January, according to the latest Housing Market Activity Repor

09 Feb 2012

Tiuta extends large loan funding line

Tiuta extends large loan funding line

Tiuta PLC, the short-term loan lender, has today (9th February 2012) announced a significant extension of its large loan funding line.

09 Feb 2012

CML: 2011 repossessions lowest since 2007

Mortgages

CML: 2011 repossessions lowest since 2007

For the fourth quarter of 2011, the period for which new data is available, the number of repossessions was 8,500 - nearly 9% down from 9,300 in the third quarter, but 5% up from 8

09 Feb 2012

Number of buy-to-let properties up by 84,000

Mortgages

Number of buy-to-let properties up by 84,000

The number of properties being bought with buy-to-let mortgages increased by around 84,000 in 2011, modestly helping to increase the supply of private rented housing in the UK, acc

09 Feb 2012

Brits still saving as much as they can

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Brits still saving as much as they can

New figures from AA Financial Services show that people are still saving as much as they can while news from the Bank of England suggests that they have also been using savings to

09 Feb 2012

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