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Kensington launches Help to Buy Equity Loan range from 3.64%

Kensington launches Help to Buy Equity Loan range from 3.64%

Kensington Mortgages has launched a new Help to Buy Equity Loan mortgage range for both first-time buyers and home movers across England and Wales.

27 Jun 2017

Digital change "raising the bar" for mortgage lenders: CML

Digital change "raising the bar" for mortgage lenders: CML

Digital change is radically altering consumer expectations in the mortgage market and “raising the bar for what borrowers expect from their home buying and owning experience,” according to the CML.

27 Jun 2017

Housing market unfazed by hung Parliament

Housing market unfazed by hung Parliament

The shock general election result has failed to deter buyers and sellers from entering the UK property market, according research from Jackson-Stops & Staff.

27 Jun 2017

Octane Capital appoints Masthaven's Gemma Salousti

Octane Capital appoints Masthaven's Gemma Salousti

New short-term lender, Octane Capital, has appointed Gemma Salousti has joined its risk team as Senior Credit Manager.

27 Jun 2017

UTB launches new mortgage and bridging BDM team

UTB launches new mortgage and bridging BDM team

United Trust Bank has launched a combined mortgages & bridging division with a raft of new BDM hires to support the proposition.

27 Jun 2017

BoE raises lenders' capital requirements due to "pockets of risk"

BoE raises lenders' capital requirements due to "pockets of risk"

UK banks will have to raise an extra £11.4bn in capital requirements over the next 18 months after the Bank of England's Financial Policy Committee increased the countercyclical capital buffer rate to 0.5% with a further rise to 1% expected in November.

27 Jun 2017

Just 23% find current pension guidance service useful

Just 23% find current pension guidance service useful

The Government faces a "series of real challenges" in tackling issues with the current pensions guidance system, MetLife argues, after its research found that less than a quarter find the current service useful.

27 Jun 2017

Housing demand falls to six month low: NAEA

Housing demand falls to six month low: NAEA

Just 3% of properties sold for more than asking price in May - the lowest level since October - as housing demand fell to a six month low, according to the latest data from the National Association of Estate Agents.

27 Jun 2017

‘Forced’ interest-only house sales on the rise

‘Forced’ interest-only house sales on the rise

43% of estate agents have seen a rise in the number of customers forced to sell their homes to pay off interest-only mortgage debts in the past two years, according to Key Partnerships research.

27 Jun 2017

New valuation panel software launches

New valuation panel software launches

UK property valuation auditing and assurance company, Valuation Audit Services, has launched a new service which will enable lenders to manage their existing valuation panel or create a new one with assistance from VAS.

27 Jun 2017

 

Saffron launches new self-build mortgage

Saffron launches new self-build mortgage

Saffron For Intermediaries has launched a new mortgage product to replace its existing deals for self-builders.

27 Jun 2017

Together opens residential range to broker networks

Together opens residential range to broker networks

Together has opened up its residential mortgage range to broker networks across the UK, confirming partnerships with Instrinsic, Tenet Group, HL Partnership and The Right Mortgage & Protection Network.

26 Jun 2017

CML urges industry to address older borrower advice gap

CML urges industry to address older borrower advice gap

The CML says it is "vital" to adopt a more joined up approach to delivering advice to older borrowers, and to narrow the gap between mainstream lifetime mortgage advice silos.

26 Jun 2017

Leeds launches new fixed rates and lending into retirement tool

Leeds launches new fixed rates and lending into retirement tool

Leeds Building Society has launched new two and five-year fixed rate mortgages.

26 Jun 2017

Santander cuts BTL rates to 'support slowing market'

Santander cuts BTL rates to 'support slowing market'

Santander has cut rates on its buy-to-let range "to support the market" which has slowed following the tax changes introduced earlier this year.

26 Jun 2017

Co-Op Bank scraps sale process as rescue plan nears

Co-Op Bank scraps sale process as rescue plan nears

The Co-operative Bank has announced that "advanced discussions with a group of existing investors" mean it has discontinued its sale process.

26 Jun 2017

Credit impaired mortgage products soar by 167 in Q2

Credit impaired mortgage products soar by 167 in Q2

Credit impaired mortgages are starting to make a comeback, with the number of deals increasing by 167 products in the past quarter.

26 Jun 2017

Remortgage approvals drop 10%: BBA

Remortgage approvals drop 10%: BBA

Remortgaging approvals totalled 24,248 in May - 10% lower than in May 2016 and down on the monthly average of 26,494 over the previous six months, according to the BBA’s latest data from the high street banks.

26 Jun 2017

Landbay to launch buy-to-let tax and accounting service

Landbay to launch buy-to-let tax and accounting service

Landbay is launching an accounting, reporting and tax compliance service in response to growing demand from property investors who are looking to hold their properties within limited company special purpose vehicles.

26 Jun 2017

Robo advice and providers going direct are biggest adviser fears

Robo advice and providers going direct are biggest adviser fears

Robo advice and large product providers going direct to clients are the top two concerns for advisers, according to Intelliflo research.

26 Jun 2017

A third of second steppers rely on Bank of Mum and Dad

A third of second steppers rely on Bank of Mum and Dad

Almost a third (32%) of second steppers will need to rely on financial help from family and friends to move up the property ladder, according to Lloyds Bank research.

26 Jun 2017

Could a royal wedding be what the housing market needs?

Could a royal wedding be what the housing market needs?

Major royal events spark an increase in monthly house price rises across the UK, with royal weddings sparking monthly increases of up to 1.55%, according to My Home Move research.

26 Jun 2017

In the Spotlight with Peter Goodman, CEO of Homelyfe

In the Spotlight with Peter Goodman, CEO of Homelyfe

We spoke to Peter Goodman, CEO of Homelyfe, about the technology platform's plans for the insurance market and his views on 'disruptive' technologies.

23 Jun 2017

London Money appoints Andy Marsh as Head of Underwriting

London Money appoints Andy Marsh as Head of Underwriting

London Money Loans has appointed Andy Marsh, former Underwriting Manager at Freedom Finance, as its new Head of Underwriting.

23 Jun 2017

Principality expands intermediary support team

Principality expands intermediary support team

Principality Building Society’s intermediaries division has expanded its business development team to support directly authorised brokers across England and Wales.

23 Jun 2017

Will we ever trust tech over the human touch?

Will we ever trust tech over the human touch?

The shadow of robo-advice has been looming over the intermediary market for quite some time but has its influence become more imposing, remained omnipresent or faded into the background?

23 Jun 2017

Together launches lowest ever regulated bridging rate at 0.49%

Together launches lowest ever regulated bridging rate at 0.49%

Together has launched its lowest ever regulated bridging rate at 0.49% per month.

23 Jun 2017

TML appoints key account manager for John Charcol and L&C

TML appoints key account manager for John Charcol and L&C

The Mortgage Lender has appointed Sarah Hartwell as key account manager for John Charcol and London & Country accounts.

23 Jun 2017

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