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41% drop in second-charge repossessions

Latest News

41% drop in second-charge repossessions

Repossessions for second-charge mortgages were down by 41.1% in 2010, compared with 2009, according to latest figures released today from the Finance & Leasing Association.

10 Feb 2011

Buy-to-let market sees improvement

Buy-to-let market sees improvement

The buy-to-let market grew by 7% in 2010, according to the latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

10 Feb 2011

West One Loans give arrangement fees back to brokers

West One Loans give arrangement fees back to brokers

West One Loans announces innovative new scheme to give 100% of arrangement fees back to brokers.

10 Feb 2011

Fall in repossessions and mortgage arrears

Mortgages

Fall in repossessions and mortgage arrears

24% fall in repossessions and 13% fall in mortgage arrears in 2010, say CML.

10 Feb 2011

Grants Shapps to unlock tenants' right to manage their homes

Grants Shapps to unlock tenants' right to manage their homes

England's four million council housing tenants hold the key to improving their own neighbourhoods, Housing Minister Grant Shapps has said today.

10 Feb 2011

The tide is turning for the buy-to-let market

The tide is turning for the buy-to-let market

Andy Young, chief executive at TBMC, the buy-to-let and commercial mortgage specialist comments on the latest developments in the buy-to-let mortgage market

10 Feb 2011

Largemortgageloans.com partners Brilliant Solutions

Mortgages

Largemortgageloans.com partners Brilliant Solutions

Largemortgageloans.com has finalised an agreement with Brilliant Solutions, the financial services distributor, to market its large loan referral service.

09 Feb 2011

Bridgewater equity release launch new website

Retirement

Bridgewater equity release launch new website

Bridgewater Equity Release, the home reversion specialist, has today launched a brand new website aimed at all equity release sector stakeholders.

09 Feb 2011

Abbey withdraw remortgage product

Mortgages

Abbey withdraw remortgage product

Abbey for Intermediaries have withdrawn the 2 year Fixed rate Remortgage, 60% LTV, 3.09% with a £995 fee.

08 Feb 2011

Brilliant Mortgage Club announces partnership with Kensington

Mortgages

Brilliant Mortgage Club announces partnership with Kensington

Kensington Mortgages has been unveiled as the latest addition to the Brilliant Solutions Mortgage Club lending panel, part of Brilliant Solutions.

08 Feb 2011

 

Mortgage market shakes off shackles

Mortgages

Mortgage market shakes off shackles

The residential valuation sector got off to a flying start in 2011, with a 27% increase in valuation activity year-on-year in January, according to Connells Survey and Valuation.

08 Feb 2011

Top Tips for “greening” rented properties

Top Tips for “greening” rented properties

Landlords overseeing residential properties should consider measures to improve the energy efficiency of their properties, according to the Association of Residential Letting Agent

08 Feb 2011

Fixed Mortgage Rates At 6-Month High

Mortgages

Fixed Mortgage Rates At 6-Month High

Average mortgage rates today stand at their highest level in six months as lenders pass on rising funding costs to borrowers, say Moneyfacts.co.uk.

08 Feb 2011

New Crime Map could be damaging for landlords

New Crime Map could be damaging for landlords

The launch of a new online crime map to highlight areas of antisocial behaviour in the UK could have a damaging impact on landlords in the buy-to-let sector, warns Landlord Assist.

08 Feb 2011

NLA mortgages announces new rates

NLA mortgages announces new rates

The National Landlords Association has announced a new range of fixed and variable interest rates, which are specifically tailored to the needs of landlords.

08 Feb 2011

Tiuta to refund valuation fees

Tiuta to refund valuation fees

Tiuta, the short to medium term specialist lender, is offering to refund valuation fees upon completion across its range of residential bridging products.

07 Feb 2011

BIBA joins up with Broking now! to provide voice for brokers

Protection

BIBA joins up with Broking now! to provide voice for brokers

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has joined up with Broking Now! the insurance broker omnibus research panel from FWD Marketing.

07 Feb 2011

Kensington launch new Buy to Let range

Kensington launch new Buy to Let range

Kensington have launched a range of brand new Buy to Let products, featuring lending up to 85% LTV, required rental cover of 120% and fixed rates from 5.24%

07 Feb 2011

CCCS warns insolvency rise likely to continue

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CCCS warns insolvency rise likely to continue

The UK's leading debt charity, Consumer Credit Counselling Service, warns that the rise in the number of personal insolvencies is likely to continue throughout 2011.

04 Feb 2011

TMW withdraw residential products

Mortgages

TMW withdraw residential products

From today, TMW will be withdrawing current residential products and launching a whole new range.

03 Feb 2011

Nationwide reduces selected mortgage rates

Mortgages

Nationwide reduces selected mortgage rates

Nationwide has introduced a number of changes to its mortgage range.

03 Feb 2011

Abbey for Intermediaries launch new homebuyer product

Mortgages

Abbey for Intermediaries launch new homebuyer product

Abbey for Intermediaries are launching a new 90% LTV, 2 year Fixed rate Homebuyer product, 6.19% with a £599 fee.

03 Feb 2011

Mortgage approvals stumble again in January

Mortgages

Mortgage approvals stumble again in January

Mortgage approvals shrank again in January to the lowest level since February 2009, reveals the e.surv mortgage monitor.

03 Feb 2011

Bupa added to Paradigms elite protection panel

Protection

Bupa added to Paradigms elite protection panel

Paradigm Group, the IFA and mortgage partnership proposition, has today added Bupa Individual Protection to its Elite Protection Panel.

03 Feb 2011

Fall in distressed deals reflects drop in insolvencies

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Fall in distressed deals reflects drop in insolvencies

Acquisitions of insolvent businesses in the UK fell in the second half of 2010, according to research by Experian Corpfin on behalf of the insolvency trade body R3.

03 Feb 2011

Fears that debt problems will spiral as advisors’ funding cut

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Fears that debt problems will spiral as advisors’ funding cut

Funding for 500 specialist advisors who give free advice to people in debt is to be stopped next month, say Payplan.

02 Feb 2011

Legal & General Property delivers pre-let developments

Legal & General Property delivers pre-let developments

Legal & General Property announces the practical completion of its distribution warehouse development at Innova Park in Enfield.

02 Feb 2011

CML launches enhanced regulated mortgage survey

Mortgages

CML launches enhanced regulated mortgage survey

Januarys press release based on data from the regulated mortgage survey confirmed that November was a stable month for lending, say The CML

02 Feb 2011

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