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Rentals Booming But Tenant Eviction Up

Rentals Booming But Tenant Eviction Up

The number of households choosing to rent in the UK is now double that of those who own their own home, according to new research.

17 Oct 2011

HSBC commits to lend further £350m to high LTV borrowers

Mortgages

HSBC commits to lend further £350m to high LTV borrowers

HSBC commits to lend further £350m to high LTV borrowers with equity or a deposit of 15% or less.

14 Oct 2011

Mortgage lending conditions tighten

Mortgages

Mortgage lending conditions tighten

First time buyer numbers in September fell to their lowest since November 2010 thanks to tightening mortgage lending conditions, reveals the latest e.surv Mortgage Monitor.

14 Oct 2011

Important Changes To French CGT Rules

Savings & Investments

Important Changes To French CGT Rules

French Parliament passed an important amendment that could have a positive effect for many British owners of French property, report Leggett Immobilier.

14 Oct 2011

Residential and commercial property incomes strengthen

Residential and commercial property incomes strengthen

A strengthening of residential and commercial property incomes on rural estates contributed to a 4% increase in gross incomes during the year to April 2011, report Savills.

14 Oct 2011

Demand for commercial property falters

Demand for commercial property falters

Improvements seen in the commercial property market in first half of the year faltered during Q3 2011 as occupier demand fell back for the first time in 12 months, says the latest

14 Oct 2011

Rent increases prove need for housing growth boost

Rent increases prove need for housing growth boost

The Residential Landlords Association is calling on the Government to reform the taxation treatment of the private rented sector to boost growth following worrying figures from She

14 Oct 2011

Tesco Bank cuts loan rate to 6.4% APR

Tesco Bank cuts loan rate to 6.4% APR

Tesco Bank has cut its interest rate on loans between £7,500 to £14,999 for new customers from 6.7% APR to 6.4% APR representative.

14 Oct 2011

Housing organisations call on Government to give tenants a choice

Housing organisations call on Government to give tenants a choice

Major housing and consumer organisations are calling on the Government to accept an amendment to the Welfare Reform Bill being debated by Peers today which would enable tenants to

13 Oct 2011

Personal Touch to attack protection market

Protection

Personal Touch to attack protection market

Personal Touch Financial Services have enhanced the choice and offering to their members with the addition of a new multi-tie protection panel in addition to their current whole-of

13 Oct 2011

 

Dragonfly Passes £100m of Redemptions Since Launch

Dragonfly Passes £100m of Redemptions Since Launch

More evidence that the bridging sector continues to boom, as Dragonfly Property Finance, today announced it has passed £100m of redemptions since it launched in late 2009.

13 Oct 2011

Further reductions in tax relief will negatively impact on SIPPs

Retirement

Further reductions in tax relief will negatively impact on SIPPs

Almost two thirds (63%) of IFAs surveyed are warning that reductions in tax relief will reduce fund flows into SIPP and SSAS wrappers, according to new research from Investec Bank.

13 Oct 2011

London Bus in Fight with High Street Banks

Mortgages

London Bus in Fight with High Street Banks

A recent YouGov survey commissioned by Precise Mortgages suggested the intermediary market is losing mortgage market share to the high street.

13 Oct 2011

Lowry Capital joins AOBP Affiliate Lender panel

Lowry Capital joins AOBP Affiliate Lender panel

The Association of Bridging Professionals continues to grow and is delighted to announce its latest Affiliate Lender to the panel – Lowry Capital.

12 Oct 2011

BTL mortgage products rise by a quarter

BTL mortgage products rise by a quarter

The total number of buy-to-let mortgages on the market has risen for the third quarter in a row and is now 26% higher than in Q2, according to broker Mortgages for Business.

12 Oct 2011

Julian Harris Network add Refresh Debt Services

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Julian Harris Network add Refresh Debt Services

Kent based mortgage network Julian Harris Financial Consultants, has added Refresh Debt Services to their panel as their preferred partner for debt solutions such as debt managemen

12 Oct 2011

Tenant demand continues to climb

Tenant demand continues to climb

Tenant demand continued to increase during the third quarter of the year, research by specialist buy-to-let lender Paragon has revealed.

12 Oct 2011

Advanced Fee Fraud

Advanced Fee Fraud

Recent high profile cases of Commercial Advanced Fee Fraud have allowed the NACFB to bring the issue more into the public spotlight.

12 Oct 2011

Housing supply falls back

Legal

Housing supply falls back

Fewer vendors put their homes up for sale during September, as fears over the economy continued to impact negatively on the housing market, says the latest RICS UK Housing Market s

11 Oct 2011

Norton Broker Services launches Loyalty Card

Norton Broker Services launches Loyalty Card

Norton Broker Services is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new “Loyalty Card.”

11 Oct 2011

Properties “avoiding the voids”

Properties “avoiding the voids”

Properties “avoiding the voids,” say Townends Estate agents.

11 Oct 2011

Tiuta announce large loan evolution

Tiuta announce large loan evolution

Tiuta PLC, the short-term loan lender, has today announced an evolution of its product range and is offering finance for higher value, larger bridging loans.

11 Oct 2011

Remortgaging in August more than 30% higher than last year

Mortgages

Remortgaging in August more than 30% higher than last year

Remortgaging continued to increase in August, according to new figures released today by the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

11 Oct 2011

Precise Mortgages launches Exclusive Panel

Mortgages

Precise Mortgages launches Exclusive Panel

Precise Mortgages, the specialist intermediary lender has launched a Short Term Lending preferred packager panel called 'Premier Panel.'

11 Oct 2011

Lowry Capital launch new website

Lowry Capital launch new website

Short term lender, Lowry Capital, are pleased to announce the launch of its new website.

11 Oct 2011

20m Britons won't rely on a pension in retirement

Retirement

20m Britons won't rely on a pension in retirement

A worrying 20 million people in Britain (44%) say they do not expect to receive an income in retirement from a pension, according to new research commissioned by retirement income

11 Oct 2011

Promise is chosen as a preferred partner of Omni Capital and Dragonfly Property Finance

Promise is chosen as a preferred partner of Omni Capital and Dragonfly Property Finance

Promise has enjoyed a surge in bridging enquiries following its approval as a preferred partner by both DragonFly Property Finance and Omni Capital.

11 Oct 2011

Chelsea Building Society to enter offset mortgage market

Mortgages

Chelsea Building Society to enter offset mortgage market

Chelsea Building Society today announces that it will enter the offset mortgage market providing competitive and innovative mortgages to borrowers through its branch network, telep

11 Oct 2011

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