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Accord launch new 10yr fixed rate offset

Mortgages

Accord launch new 10yr fixed rate offset

Ray Boulger of independent mortgage adviser John Charcol, comments on the launch of several new products from Accord, the most notable of which is a 10 year fixed rate offset mortg

02 Jun 2010

UK mortgage lending rises

Mortgages

UK mortgage lending rises

Mortgage lending rose in April compared with the previous month, according to the Bank of England.

02 Jun 2010

Removal of HIPs gives UK housing market a boost

Mortgages

Removal of HIPs gives UK housing market a boost

The latest Agency Express Property Activity Index shows that the UK housing market received a massive boost last month with the abolition of HIPs which contributed to a significant

02 Jun 2010

Paul Stringer, Director of the Norton Group

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Paul Stringer, Director of the Norton Group

MyIntroducer.com catches up with Paul Stringer, Director of the Norton Group, the Mortgage and Loans market specialist.

02 Jun 2010

New property listings up over a third since HIPs scrapped

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New property listings up over a third since HIPs scrapped

The impact of the removal of Home Information Packs has been immediately felt in the housing market reveal Rightmove.

01 Jun 2010

Barclays celebrates the 10th birthday of the UK's first offset mortgage

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Barclays celebrates the 10th birthday of the UK's first offset mortgage

June 1, 2000 was the day that Woolwich mortgages changed borrowers mortgage habits by putting the UK's first offset mortgage out to market and it's saved our borrowers more than 1b

01 Jun 2010

Housing market activity surges in May

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Housing market activity surges in May

The housing market recovery picked up pace following the distraction of the General Election, according to the latest research by Connells Survey and Valuation.

01 Jun 2010

26% of landlords plan to leave sector before new tax is introduced

26% of landlords plan to leave sector before new tax is introduced

Government Capital Gains Tax proposals could force a quarter of property investors from the housing market, according to a survey by LSL Property Services plc.

01 Jun 2010

April house prices up 8.5%

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April house prices up 8.5%

The April data from Land Registry's flagship House Price Index shows an annual price increase of 8.5%.

01 Jun 2010

5m rely on credit cards to pay household bills

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5m rely on credit cards to pay household bills

Research from moneysupermarket.com has discovered the depth of reliance Brits have on credit cards as almost 5 million (14 per cent) admit to regularly using a credit card to pay t

28 May 2010

 

Abbey to launch new mortgage products

Mortgages

Abbey to launch new mortgage products

Abbey for Intermediaries are making some changes to their mortgage range with effect from 1st June 2010.

28 May 2010

Santander launch tracker mortgages

Mortgages

Santander launch tracker mortgages

From Tuesday 1 June Santander is launching a 70 per cent LTV, two-year tracker with a 495 fee to support its direct advertising campaign to current account customers.

28 May 2010

Yorkshire launches new mortgages for first-time-buyers

Mortgages

Yorkshire launches new mortgages for first-time-buyers

Yorkshire Building Society has launched a new range of mortgages for first time buyers with no upfront fees, 500 cashback and loans up to 85% of the value of the property.

26 May 2010

Rents rise as demand outstrips supply

Rents rise as demand outstrips supply

Over the three month period to April, tenant demand for residential property continued to rise at the fastest pace seen since January 2009, reveal RICS.

26 May 2010

Allianz Corporate Partner secures First Direct account

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Allianz Corporate Partner secures First Direct account

Allianz Corporate Partner has secured a three-year deal with First Direct, part of HSBC Group, to provide mobile phone insurance for First Direct's 70,000 account holders as of 1st

26 May 2010

MD Pension Solutions links up with Y3S Debt Rescue

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MD Pension Solutions links up with Y3S Debt Rescue

MD Pension Solutions has forged a strategic affiliation with Y3S Debt Rescue to provide free pension advice to their direct clients.

26 May 2010

Mortgage approvals increase, say BBA

Mortgages

Mortgage approvals increase, say BBA

Numbers of approvals for house purchase, though higher than the same point a year ago, are low compared to historical trends, reveal April figures for the main high street banks.

26 May 2010

Abbey to change lending criteria

Mortgages

Abbey to change lending criteria

From today (26th May 2010) Abbey for Intermediaries are making some changes to their lending criteria.

26 May 2010

5yr fixed rate mortgage products increase ten fold

Mortgages

5yr fixed rate mortgage products increase ten fold

Moneysupermarket.com finds that, whilst the total number of mortgages available today is just 12% of what was available back in 2007, there is one stark anomaly, 5 yr fixed rate mo

25 May 2010

Natiowide reduce 5yr fixed rate mortgages by up to 0.31%

Mortgages

Natiowide reduce 5yr fixed rate mortgages by up to 0.31%

From today Nationwide will be reducing rates across its range of 5 year fixed rate mortgages for home buyer and remortgage customers.

25 May 2010

Tenant demand set to soar

Tenant demand set to soar

Belvoir Sheffield reveal 23% of chartered surveyors reported a fall rather than a rise in the number of new landlord instructions in the second quarter.

25 May 2010

Landlords portfolio values on the rise

Landlords portfolio values on the rise

The general improvement in UK house prices is reflected in the value of residential property investors' portfolios, research from Paragon Mortgages has revealed.

25 May 2010

Co-operative and Britannia launch more fixed mortgages

Mortgages

Co-operative and Britannia launch more fixed mortgages

Available from Wednesday (26 May) the new mortgages include a two-year fixed rate mortgage at 2.95% and a five-year fixed rate mortgage at 3.99%.

25 May 2010

Pension plans to be wary of currency exposure

Mortgages

Pension plans to be wary of currency exposure

J.P. Morgan Asset Management says pension plans should be wary of their currency exposure, particularly when hedging to Sterling.

25 May 2010

Leeds launches fees assisted fixed-tracker

Mortgages

Leeds launches fees assisted fixed-tracker

Leeds Building Society has launched a unique mortgage, from only 3.99%, that offers borrowers a combination of a fixed rate followed by a Base Rate Tracker.

24 May 2010

Many tenants bracing themselves for year of rent rises

Many tenants bracing themselves for year of rent rises

Renters’ inability to get onto the housing ladder continues to put pressure on the rented sector, with more tenants forecasting a resultant rise in rents, reveal Rightmove.

24 May 2010

New homes offering good value in wider market

Mortgages

New homes offering good value in wider market

The average price of a new home rose by +1.9% in April 2010 and now stands at £220,190, reveal SmartNewHomes.com.

24 May 2010

Exact Mortgage Experts launch new lender

Mortgages

Exact Mortgage Experts launch new lender

Exact Mortgage Experts announced they have launched a brand new lender called Precise Mortgages, focusing on the buy to let market.

24 May 2010

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