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Post-Brexit mortgage sales drop 15%

Post-Brexit mortgage sales drop 15%

Mortgage sales fell by 15.7% (£2.5bn) in July, with year-on-year sales down by 16.6%, according to Equifax Touchstone.

23 Aug 2016

Industry calls for delay on non-dom IHT reforms

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Industry calls for delay on non-dom IHT reforms

The Government should delay the introduction of the non-domicile reforms until 2018 so that they can be more carefully considered, argues London Chartered Accountants Blick Rothenberg.

23 Aug 2016

AA launches into mortgage market with fixed-rate range

AA launches into mortgage market with fixed-rate range

The AA has officially launched into the mortgage market with a range of five fees-assisted mortgage products, fixed for between two and five years.

23 Aug 2016

Nicholas Clegg retires as United Trust Bank Chairman

Nicholas Clegg retires as United Trust Bank Chairman

United Trust Bank has announced that its Chairman, Nicholas Clegg CBE, is to retire after almost six decades in the banking sector.

22 Aug 2016

Sesame and PMS launch 5-year fix via Leeds

Sesame and PMS launch 5-year fix via Leeds

Sesame and PMS have launched an exclusive five-year fixed rate product to ARs of its network and members of its mortgage club via Leeds Building Society.

22 Aug 2016

House prices to fall 1% in 2017: Countrywide

House prices to fall 1% in 2017: Countrywide

UK house price growth is predicted to slow to 2.5% in 2016, before falling by 1% in 2017 due to economic uncertainty relating to Brexit.

22 Aug 2016

FTBs 'dominate' Prime London market in Q2

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FTBs 'dominate' Prime London market in Q2

First-time buyers accounted for more than a third of purchases to "dominate the property market" in Prime London in Q2, according to Marsh & Parsons.

22 Aug 2016

Coventry relaunches three-year fixed resi range

Coventry relaunches three-year fixed resi range

Coventry for intermediaries has relaunched its range of three-year fixed rate residential products between 65-90% LTV.

22 Aug 2016

Buy to Let Club launches limited company exclusive with Precise

Buy to Let Club launches limited company exclusive with Precise

Buy to Let Club has secured a limited company exclusive with Precise Mortgages after seeing a surge in the number of buy to let loans that are being applied for via limited companies.

22 Aug 2016

Goldsmith Williams appoints Emma Coffey as Head of Sales

Goldsmith Williams appoints Emma Coffey as Head of Sales

Emma Coffey has returned to Goldsmith Williams as Head of Sales.

22 Aug 2016

 

Halifax launches £1,000 cashback offer

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Halifax launches £1,000 cashback offer

Halifax is offering first-time buyers, home movers and mortgage switchers £1,000 cashback on qualifying mortgages.

22 Aug 2016

Together launches first residential five-year fix

Together launches first residential five-year fix

Specialist lender Together has launched its first five-year fixed rate residential mortgage, available across its first charge product range which includes right-to-buy, shared ownership, purchase and remortgages.

22 Aug 2016

Post-Referendum mortgage market remains buoyant: MAB

Post-Referendum mortgage market remains buoyant: MAB

The lending market remains buoyant following the Referendum, with consumers continuing to benefit from rates which remain close to all-time lows, according to the National Mortgage Index from Mortgage Advice Bureau.

22 Aug 2016

Majority of brokers positive about the UK post-Referendum

Majority of brokers positive about the UK post-Referendum

More than half (56%) of mortgage and specialist lending brokers are positive about the UK’s future following the EU Referendum result.

19 Aug 2016

Mortgage application process deters one in five homemovers

Mortgage application process deters one in five homemovers

Nearly half (49%) of Brits think that applying for a mortgage takes too much time, with 44% reporting that their application took over a month.

19 Aug 2016

Deutsche Bank whistleblower rejects $8.25m reward

Deutsche Bank whistleblower rejects $8.25m reward

A former Deutsche Bank AG risk officer has turned down a $8.25 million reward from a US securities regulator because it failed to penalise senior executives.

19 Aug 2016

Barclays launches 2.09% seven-year fix

Barclays launches 2.09% seven-year fix

Barclays has introduced a new seven-year fixed rate product at 2.09% - the same price as its five-year fix at the same LTV of 60%.

19 Aug 2016

New lender BlueZest adopts EDM's valuation platform

New lender BlueZest adopts EDM's valuation platform

Specialist online mortgage lender BlueZest has partnered with EDM Mortgage Support Services to use its Residential Valuation Exchange.

19 Aug 2016

Post-Brexit surplus weaker than predicted at £1bn

Post-Brexit surplus weaker than predicted at £1bn

The UK's public finances saw a budget surplus of £1 billion in July according to ONS figures, lower than economists' forecasts and the £1.2 billion budget surplus recorded in July 2015.

19 Aug 2016

Accord BTL cuts rates across entire five-year fixed range

Accord BTL cuts rates across entire five-year fixed range

Accord Buy to Let has reduced rates on its longer term mortgage deals, reducing rates across its entire five-year fixed rate range by up to 0.30%.

19 Aug 2016

LendInvest partners with online auction house

LendInvest partners with online auction house

LendInvest has become the funding partner for online auction house LOT11, with the lender pre-qualifying select lots at LOT11 auctions which fall within its criteria.

19 Aug 2016

Metro Bank launches sub-2% five-year fix

Metro Bank launches sub-2% five-year fix

Metro Bank has reduced rates on its five-year fixed rate residential mortgages, with rates now available from 1.99% at 65% LTV.

19 Aug 2016

Skipton cuts BTL rates by up to 0.50%

Skipton cuts BTL rates by up to 0.50%

From tomorrow, Skipton Building Society is launching a new fixed rate buy-to-let range with interest rates lowered on certain products by up to 0.50%.

18 Aug 2016

Insurance firm launches protection payout campaign

Insurance firm launches protection payout campaign

Financial advice firm Drewberry has launched a campaign to raise consumer awareness of how high insurer payout rates are for protection products.

18 Aug 2016

The Coventry axes family mortgage exposed to stamp duty hike

The Coventry axes family mortgage exposed to stamp duty hike

Coventry Building Society has withdrawn its 'Step-Up' mortgage facility amid fears that first time buyers' family members could be exposed to the new 3% stamp duty tax.

18 Aug 2016

The Mortgage Partnership adds Kensington to panel

The Mortgage Partnership adds Kensington to panel

The Mortgage Partnership has added Kensington to its panel of specialist lenders.

18 Aug 2016

FCA appoints former FBI director to investigations team

FCA appoints former FBI director to investigations team

The FCA has appointed Michael Welch to director of retail and regulatory investigations.

18 Aug 2016

Aldermore launches limited edition BTL rates

Aldermore launches limited edition BTL rates

Aldermore has today launched two limited edition five-year fixed rate buy-to-let products.

18 Aug 2016

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