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Leeds launches new discount mortgage

Mortgages

Leeds launches new discount mortgage

Leeds Building Society has launched a new fees assisted 2-year discount mortgage at only 3.64% available up to 60% LTV.

09 Sep 2010

Montello raises 20M for real estate bridging finance

Montello raises 20M for real estate bridging finance

London based real estate bridging finance specialist, Montello Private Financehas raised over 20M for its real estate bridging finance transactions.

09 Sep 2010

House prices rise 0.2% in August

Mortgages

House prices rise 0.2% in August

House prices increased by 0.2% in August. This was the second successive monthly increase following a 0.7% rise in July, say Halifax.

08 Sep 2010

Abbey launch fixed rate Intermediary Special

Mortgages

Abbey launch fixed rate Intermediary Special

On Thursday Abbey for Intermediaries are launching a new 2 year fixed rate Intermediary Special at 2.99% with Homebuyer solution.

08 Sep 2010

Councils must prosecute rogue landlords

Councils must prosecute rogue landlords

Local authorities must prosecute landlords who wilfully ignore laws aimed at protecting tenants, according to the National Landlords Association.

08 Sep 2010

N&P introduce new fixed rate mortgage

Mortgages

N&P introduce new fixed rate mortgage

Norwich and Peterborough Building Society is introducing a new ‘best buy' 5 year 4.49% fixed rate mortgage at 80% LTV - with immediate effect.

08 Sep 2010

Intermediary products rise

Mortgages

Intermediary products rise

TrigoldCrystal confirm the rise and show that the majority of this rises come from increasing numbers of intermediary products.

07 Sep 2010

PPR set to save collapsed property chains

Mortgages

PPR set to save collapsed property chains

Property Portfolio Rescue has today revealed its new ‘chain-saving’ proposition designed to secure a fast sale when a property chain brakes down.

07 Sep 2010

Bright Grey pays 98% of life claims

Protection

Bright Grey pays 98% of life claims

The protection specialist Bright Grey has announced that it paid 98% of life claims in the first six months of the year, a 2% improvement on last year’s figures. The average payout

06 Sep 2010

BPF hails landmark deal to deliver 555 new rented homes

BPF hails landmark deal to deliver 555 new rented homes

The BPF has welcomed today's landmark deal between a housebuilder and the Homes and Communities Agency that will create 555 new homes for rent by June 2012.

06 Sep 2010

 

Brokers fight harder to get fairer claims payments from insurers

Protection

Brokers fight harder to get fairer claims payments from insurers

New research has revealed that insurance brokers have to fight harder to get claims paid during the economic downturn due to the stricter policy interpretations and anti fraud-syst

06 Sep 2010

Loans Warehouse launch 'Getting the basics right' campaign

Features

Loans Warehouse launch 'Getting the basics right' campaign

As competition returns to the secured loan industry, we have seen more and more brokers starting to advertise themselves again, say Loans Warehouse.

06 Sep 2010

Investors urged to look at high yield debt for better returns

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Investors urged to look at high yield debt for better returns

High yield bonds and high dividend equities could provide good yields in the current climate says J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

06 Sep 2010

Halifax cuts rates on entire mortgage range

Mortgages

Halifax cuts rates on entire mortgage range

Halifax has today announced details of its Great Rate Cut, making reductions across its entire range of mortgage products.

06 Sep 2010

Prime London residential price decline continues

Mortgages

Prime London residential price decline continues

Prime London residential prices continue to decline, but at a slower rate, reveal the Knight Frank Prime Central London Index, August 2010 results.

03 Sep 2010

Principality launches 3 year tracker

Mortgages

Principality launches 3 year tracker

Principality has launched a 3 Year Tracker Switch to Fixed product designed to support borrowers who are caught in the dilemma between choosing a tracker or a fixed-rate mortgage.

03 Sep 2010

House prices remain strong in York

Mortgages

House prices remain strong in York

The local market in York and the surrounding area remains strong in the face of national uncertainty, according to the National Association of Estate Agents.

03 Sep 2010

Consumers keep lenders in the dark about financial woes

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Consumers keep lenders in the dark about financial woes

Nearly 70% of people who experience a sudden, significant impact on their finances never contact their bank or building society about their financial difficulties, say Callcredit.

02 Sep 2010

House prices fell by 0.9% in August

Mortgages

House prices fell by 0.9% in August

House prices fell by 0.9% month-on-month (m/m) in August, following a decline of 0.5% m/m in July, report Nationwide.

02 Sep 2010

New lifestyle & property portal gives control back to agents

New lifestyle & property portal gives control back to agents

A new lifestyle and property portal specialising in luxury homes in NW, North and West London has just launched to the market.

02 Sep 2010

FSA publishes annual Product Sales Data

Mortgages

FSA publishes annual Product Sales Data

The Financial Services Authority has today published its annual Product Sales Data report for regulated mortgage contracts, retail investment products and pure protection products

01 Sep 2010

TMW increase choice on BTL product range

Mortgages

TMW increase choice on BTL product range

The Mortgage Works is making a number of enhancements to its Buy to Let portfolio.

01 Sep 2010

SMEs are still struggling to get access to commercial finance

Features

SMEs are still struggling to get access to commercial finance

The National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) has released the results of its latest annual survey of its members.

01 Sep 2010

Lloyds TSB launches new fixed mortgage

Mortgages

Lloyds TSB launches new fixed mortgage

Lloyds TSB today introduces a new, market leading fixed rate mortgage at 2.94%. The product is available both for house purchase and remortgage for borrowers with a deposit of at l

01 Sep 2010

Proportion of first-time buyers drops to just 1 in 5

Mortgages

Proportion of first-time buyers drops to just 1 in 5

Of all those expecting to buy a property over the next 12 months, only 1 in 5 will do so for the first time, say Rightmove.

31 Aug 2010

Re-pricing of housing underway

Mortgages

Re-pricing of housing underway

The housing market is in the process of a modest re-pricing that is likely to run for the next 6 to 12 months, reveal Hometrack

31 Aug 2010

Gross lending by mutuals hits high for the year

Mortgages

Gross lending by mutuals hits high for the year

Gross mortgage lending by mutuals was 2.0 billion in July, the highest monthly figure so far this year, and 11% higher than the 1.8 billion lent in June, say BSA.

31 Aug 2010

Four-year negative equity warning from NHF

Four-year negative equity warning from NHF

Tens of thousands of homeowners who bought during the housing boom face another four years of being trapped in negative equity, according to the National Housing Federation.

31 Aug 2010

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