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House purchase lending unchanged in November

Mortgages

House purchase lending unchanged in November

November was a stable month with very few changes to the volume and value of mortgage activity, according to new data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

14 Jan 2011

Northern Rock updates mortgage product range

Mortgages

Northern Rock updates mortgage product range

Northern Rock has updated its mortgage product range with effect from today, 14 January 2011.

14 Jan 2011

Instant referral fee payment from OpenConvey

Legal

Instant referral fee payment from OpenConvey

OpenConvey, the online conveyancing portal, is now offering a referral fee payment system to make a deposit directly into the bank account of an introducer on the day of completion

13 Jan 2011

Purchase mortgage applications increase by a third

Mortgages

Purchase mortgage applications increase by a third

The latest Mortgage Advice Bureau/Coreco National Mortgage Index revealed that purchase mortgage applications increased by a third in 2010 compared to 2009.

13 Jan 2011

BIBA 2011 manifesto focuses on regulation

Protection

BIBA 2011 manifesto focuses on regulation

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has launched its 2011 manifesto outlining its priority lobbying issues for the year ahead.

13 Jan 2011

L&G Mortgage Club launch buy to let exclusive

Mortgages

L&G Mortgage Club launch buy to let exclusive

This Buy to Let tracker deal is exclusive to members of the Legal & General Mortgage Club.

13 Jan 2011

Landlord Action report rise in new instructions

Landlord Action report rise in new instructions

2010 was a busy year for eviction specialist, Landlord Action, with instructions relating to rent arrears increasing by 12% year on year, now accounting for 80% of all new instruct

13 Jan 2011

Rise in Tenant Problems Paying Rent

Rise in Tenant Problems Paying Rent

Increasing numbers of tenants appear to be struggling to make rental payments, according to letting agents.

12 Jan 2011

Mortgage approvals set to remain subdued

Mortgages

Mortgage approvals set to remain subdued

Mortgage approvals set to remain subdued over next 12 months as new norm in lending is set

12 Jan 2011

Buy-to-let loan sizes continue to increase

Buy-to-let loan sizes continue to increase

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.

12 Jan 2011

 

£15,837 worth of debt is the new normal

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£15,837 worth of debt is the new normal

Britons only see themselves in serious financial difficulty once they are in over £15,837 of debt, according to Scottish Provident's Financial Safety Net report.

12 Jan 2011

Abbey for Intermediaries amend mortgage range

Mortgages

Abbey for Intermediaries amend mortgage range

Abbey for Intermediaries are amending the rates and fees on selected 2 and 3 year products.

12 Jan 2011

A new dawn for ASU from Assurant Intermediary

Protection

A new dawn for ASU from Assurant Intermediary

Assurant Intermediary today announces the launch of the first accident sickness and unemployment products (ASU) to be underwritten at the point of sale.

12 Jan 2011

NLA Tenant Check announce price freeze

NLA Tenant Check announce price freeze

NLA Tenant Check, the tenancy referencing service provided by the National Landlords Association, is pleased to announce it will not be raising its prices in line with the VAT incr

12 Jan 2011

TMW enhances its Buy to Let mortgage range

Mortgages

TMW enhances its Buy to Let mortgage range

The Mortgage Works will make a number of enhancements to its Buy to Let mortgage range.

12 Jan 2011

Platform launch new product range

Mortgages

Platform launch new product range

Platform’s plans for growth in the intermediary market were reinforced today with the launch of a new range of competitively priced mainstream and buy to let products.

12 Jan 2011

Legal & General launch new service with Largemortgageloans.com

Mortgages

Legal & General launch new service with Largemortgageloans.com

Legal &General have launched a new service with Largemortgageloans.com, offering a referral service for clients who are looking to borrow £500,000 or more as part of their High Net

12 Jan 2011

demand for rental properties is at record high

demand for rental properties is at record high

Recent reports have stated that more people than ever are searching for rented accommodation, with three quarters of agents saying that demand is outstripping supply.

11 Jan 2011

Remortgage and BTL investors boost valuation activity

Mortgages

Remortgage and BTL investors boost valuation activity

2010 finished on a positive note as the mortgage market in December surpassed that in December 2009, according to Connells Survey and Valuation.

11 Jan 2011

Debt charity launches new service for vulnerable people

Latest News

Debt charity launches new service for vulnerable people

The Consumer Credit Counselling Service has launched a new service providing additional assistance to vulnerable people who are struggling with debt.

11 Jan 2011

Lowry Capital offer enhanced commission on new bridging deals

Features

Lowry Capital offer enhanced commission on new bridging deals

Lowry Capital, the bespoke bridging finance provider, are offering an enhanced commission for any new bridging deals presented to them before the end of January 2011.

11 Jan 2011

Short term rental is better for overseas investments

Short term rental is better for overseas investments

Short term rental is better than long term for many overseas investments, says Infinito Real.

10 Jan 2011

SMS launches improved Bank of China product range

Mortgages

SMS launches improved Bank of China product range

Solent Mortgage Services was the largest business producer for Bank of China in 2010 through its wide base of intermediary support and the consistent quality of applicant presented

10 Jan 2011

Fortis Life changes name to Ageas Protect

Protection

Fortis Life changes name to Ageas Protect

From today Fortis Life changes its name to Ageas Protect in the UK.

10 Jan 2011

Tiuta links with AMPD

Tiuta links with AMPD

Tiuta has forged a link with The Alliance of Mortgage Packagers and Distributors as the packaging alliance looks to boost its lending panel.

10 Jan 2011

Low mortgage rates create an interest rate-spoilt generation

Mortgages

Low mortgage rates create an interest rate-spoilt generation

With the Bank of England base rate remaining at 0.5% for a record 21 months, tracking data from unbiased.co.uk reveals the emergence of a new ‘rate-spoilt' generation.

10 Jan 2011

Coventry Intermediaries launch two new Buy to Let mortgages

Mortgages

Coventry Intermediaries launch two new Buy to Let mortgages

Coventry Intermediaries has maintained its new year momentum by launching two new buy to let products with no arrangement fees.

07 Jan 2011

Tenant arrears set to soar

Tenant arrears set to soar

Landlords also urged to prepare for impact of Government cuts.

07 Jan 2011

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