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Together launches mortgage system with AToM

Together launches mortgage system with AToM

Together has partnered with AToM to offer brokers a new integrated mortgage system.

30 Jun 2016

Precise launches new resi and BTL rates

Precise launches new resi and BTL rates

Precise Mortgages has launched a range of new residential and buy-to-let products.

30 Jun 2016

LendInvest pauses new second charge lending

LendInvest pauses new second charge lending

LendInvest has reviewed its lending criteria in light of the Brexit vote, and will temporarily pause new lending on new second charge cases.

30 Jun 2016

FSE Cardiff: Interest-only fuelling equity release growth

FSE Cardiff: Interest-only fuelling equity release growth

The equity release sector is seeing a "significant rise" in the number of interest-only mortgage customers opting to take out equity release products in order to pay off their capital, according to Dean Mirfin of Key Retirement.

29 Jun 2016

FSE Cardiff: Brexit won't be another Credit Crunch, says panel

FSE Cardiff: Brexit won't be another Credit Crunch, says panel

Industry experts have agreed that advisers should ‘keep calm and carry on’ in the aftermath of the EU Referendum vote, suggesting that the fundamentals of the mortgage market are still strong.

29 Jun 2016

FSE Cardiff: BTL advisers warned to avoid tax advice

FSE Cardiff: BTL advisers warned to avoid tax advice

Buy-to-let mortgage advisers have been warned not to discuss the potentially complex tax positions of their clients.

29 Jun 2016

FSE Cardiff: AMI hopes Brexit will reverse ESIS and MCD rules

FSE Cardiff: AMI hopes Brexit will reverse ESIS and MCD rules

The AMI's Robert Sinclair says that mortgage advisers and intermediaries still occupy the strongest possible position in the marketplace, but admitted there will be major regulatory and competitive challenges ahead.

29 Jun 2016

FSE Cardiff: Bank Rate could go either way, says Sinclair

FSE Cardiff: Bank Rate could go either way, says Sinclair

The Bank of England and MPC have a significant job on their hands over the next few months following the Brexit vote, according to CEO of the AMI Robert Sinclair.

29 Jun 2016

Family BS cuts high-LTV rates by up to 0.70%

Family BS cuts high-LTV rates by up to 0.70%

The Family Building Society has cut interest rates on its three and five year fixed rate Family Mortgages, as well as its Offset and Low-start Mortgages.

29 Jun 2016

Nationwide: June house prices "surprisingly strong"

Nationwide: June house prices "surprisingly strong"

Annual house price growth increased to 5.1% in June, up slightly from the 4.7% recorded in May, according to the latest Nationwide house price index.

29 Jun 2016

 

BoE: mortgage lending rebounds from April slump

BoE: mortgage lending rebounds from April slump

Lending secured on dwellings increased by £2.8 billion in May, still below the average of £3.6 billion over the previous six months, but a rebound from the £0.3 billion rise seen in April.

29 Jun 2016

AMI: FCA implements new fees 'under cover of Brexit'

AMI: FCA implements new fees 'under cover of Brexit'

The AMI has criticised the FCA for implementing the new fees rates "under the cover of Brexit", claiming that "to slip this out on a busy news day smacks of all that is wrong with a too big to care regulator".

29 Jun 2016

Responsible Equity Release and LV= host seminar series

Responsible Equity Release and LV= host seminar series

Responsible Equity Release and LV= are hosting a national series of seminars aimed at helping intermediaries get involved with equity release.

29 Jun 2016

Age Partnership launches introducer service

Age Partnership launches introducer service

Age Partnership has launched an introducer scheme which it says is vital to further drive success and growth within the equity release and pension income market.

29 Jun 2016

May remortgaging at post-recession high

May remortgaging at post-recession high

Monthly gross remortgage lending hit £5bn in May - a 26% rise year-on-year, according to LMS.

29 Jun 2016

FTB house prices soar £23,000 in twelve months

FTB house prices soar £23,000 in twelve months

First-time buyers are paying a record amount to purchase their first home, according to Your Move & Reeds Rains.

29 Jun 2016

SimplyBiz adds Prestige Finance to secured loans panel

SimplyBiz adds Prestige Finance to secured loans panel

SimplyBiz Mortgages has announced the addition of Prestige Finance, part of the One Savings Bank Group, to its new direct secured loans panel.

28 Jun 2016

Coventry for Intermediaries launches 50% LTV range

Coventry for Intermediaries launches 50% LTV range

Coventry for Intermediaries has launched a 50% LTV range across its Residential and Offset portfolios.

28 Jun 2016

Lending into retirement - a dated approach?

Lending into retirement - a dated approach?

I’m a firm believer that the UK mortgage market is one of the most competitive and exciting in the world.

28 Jun 2016

Skipton launches one day mortgage valuations

Skipton launches one day mortgage valuations

Skipton Intermediaries is launching day one mortgage valuations on all of its mortgage applications, following a trial which found a reduction of up to four days in the application to offer wait time.

28 Jun 2016

BoE provides £3.1bn of additional funds to banks

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BoE provides £3.1bn of additional funds to banks

The Bank of England has provided £3.1bn of liquidity to banks following the outcome of the EU Referendum.

28 Jun 2016

Sir John Kingman appointed L&G group chairman

Sir John Kingman appointed L&G group chairman

Legal & General has confirmed the appointment of Sir John Kingman as Group Chairman.

28 Jun 2016

TSB raises BTL rental calculation to 145%

TSB raises BTL rental calculation to 145%

TSB is increasing its buy to let rental coverage ratio from 125% to 145%.

28 Jun 2016

Bristol house price inflation beats London with 14% rise

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Bristol house price inflation beats London with 14% rise

Bristol has become the first city outside of the South East to see house prices rise at a faster rate than London for more than six years, according to the latest Hometrack house price index.

28 Jun 2016

Brexit to fuel demand for overseas pension transfers

Brexit to fuel demand for overseas pension transfers

Brexit will be a trigger for more people to move their British pensions out of the UK, according to DeVere Group CEO Nigel Green.

28 Jun 2016

Industry calls for critical illness inclusion in LISA

Industry calls for critical illness inclusion in LISA

Both industry professionals and the general public have urged the government to include critical illness and redundancy in the Lifetime ISA for penalty free withdrawal.

28 Jun 2016

Old Mutual Wealth to float in “managed separation”

Old Mutual Wealth to float in “managed separation”

Old Mutual has confirmed plans for a "managed separation" of the Group into its four constituent businesses: Old Mutual Emerging Markets, Nedbank, OMW and OMAM.

28 Jun 2016

Osborne to remain Chancellor after shunning leadership race

Osborne to remain Chancellor after shunning leadership race

George Osborne has ruled himself out of the Tory leadership race after stating that he "cannot provide the unity my party needs at this time".

28 Jun 2016

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