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Precise launches residential secured loans

Precise launches residential secured loans

Precise Mortgages, the intermediary only lender, has launched their range of Secured Loans to the Mortgage Intermediary market.

02 Dec 2013

EXCLUSIVE - FSE London 2013: Ian Andrew, Nationwide Intermediary Sales

EXCLUSIVE - FSE London 2013: Ian Andrew, Nationwide Intermediary Sales

A new exclusive video from the inaugural Financial Services Expo, held at Old Billingsgate in London last month - Financial Reporter had a catch up with Ian Andrew, Nationwide Intermediary Sales.

30 Nov 2013

BTL lending set to increase 25% next year, says broker

BTL lending set to increase 25% next year, says broker

Buy to let lending will reach £25 billion by the end of 2014, a 25% increase on lending in 2013 according to forecasts by Mortgages for Business, the specialist mortgage broker.

29 Nov 2013

Virgin slashes BTL rates amid mortgage range changes

Mortgages

Virgin slashes BTL rates amid mortgage range changes

Virgin Money has today announced an improved buy-to-let mortgage range designed to reinforce its position in this important segment of the mortgage market.

29 Nov 2013

Post Office launches new 90% mortgage deals

Mortgages

Post Office launches new 90% mortgage deals

Post Office has launched a range of new mortgage deals, available to customers from today.

29 Nov 2013

Chief exec of payday loans body defends his role in consumer market

Chief exec of payday loans body defends his role in consumer market

Russell Hamblin-Boone, Chief Executive of the Consumer Finance Association, has called for an informed debate about short term lenders and outlined the monitoring process the CFA has put in place to maintain standards.

29 Nov 2013

Higher LTV mortgages launched by Santander for Intermediaries

Mortgages

Higher LTV mortgages launched by Santander for Intermediaries

Santander for Intermediaries is launching its new range of higher loan–to–value products on Monday.

29 Nov 2013

House prices shoot up 6% year on year

Mortgages

House prices shoot up 6% year on year

UK house prices increased by 0.6% in November and were 6.5% higher than November 2012, according to the latest Nationwide House Price Index, released today.

29 Nov 2013

Help to Buy overshadowed by alternative finance

Help to Buy overshadowed by alternative finance

Between May and September the government’s Help to Buy equity guarantee scheme has provided only one quarter of the lending made possible by alternative forms of finance.

29 Nov 2013

Repossessions drop almost a third, shows Land Registry data

Mortgages

Repossessions drop almost a third, shows Land Registry data

The October data from Land Registry's House Price Index shows an annual price increase of 3.1% which takes the average property value in England and Wales to £165,515.

28 Nov 2013

 

Funding for Lending to support businesses in 2014

Funding for Lending to support businesses in 2014

The Bank of England and the Treasury have announced changes to the Funding for Lending Scheme today, with the focus moved towards supporting business lending in 2014.

28 Nov 2013

Less greed and more honesty will make lead generation work

Matt Edwards - efinity

Less greed and more honesty will make lead generation work

[Guest blog from Matt Edwards MD of e-finity Leads]

27 Nov 2013

The Cambridge launches exclusive 3-year fix

Mortgages

The Cambridge launches exclusive 3-year fix

The Cambridge Building Society has announced that it is launching an exclusive 3 year fixed rate product which will be available to members of Legal & General Mortgage Club, Sesame and PMS.

27 Nov 2013

Freedom Finance passes £1m milestone with Masthaven Secured Loans

Freedom Finance passes £1m milestone with Masthaven Secured Loans

Freedom Finance has become the latest lending partner to move past the £1 million completions mark with Masthaven Secured Loans.

27 Nov 2013

Savers firmly against proposed ISA cap

Savings & Investments

Savers firmly against proposed ISA cap

With the Autumn Statement next week, research from discount broker Willis Owen has revealed that savers are firmly against the cap on ISA savings rumoured to be under consideration by the Treasury.

27 Nov 2013

Mortgage27 to deliver mortgage search behaviour data

Mortgages

Mortgage27 to deliver mortgage search behaviour data

Mortgage27 is delighted to announce a partnership with award winning digital marketing agency, Greenlight, to provide a detailed monthly analysis of online search behaviour relating specifically to the mortgage sector.

26 Nov 2013

RBS to relaunch intermediary arm

Mortgages

RBS to relaunch intermediary arm

On Monday 2 December, the RBS Group will re-launch RBS IP, which will go on to become the mortgage intermediary business of Williams & Glyn’s.

26 Nov 2013

CML: Wales sees positive upward trend in mortgage market

Mortgages

CML: Wales sees positive upward trend in mortgage market

First-time buyers continued their upward trend with more having loans advanced to them in the third quarter of 2013 than any quarter since 2007.

26 Nov 2013

Boris Johnson promises high volume of low cost housing in London

Mortgages

Boris Johnson promises high volume of low cost housing in London

Boris Johnson has announced his Draft London Housing Strategy which pledges to deliver a high volume of affordable housing in a bid to address the ever-worsening gulf between demand and supply.

26 Nov 2013

CML: Scotland sees highest quarterly mortgage lending since 2008

Mortgages

CML: Scotland sees highest quarterly mortgage lending since 2008

The highest quarterly lending level in Scotland since mid-2008 was recorded, as an increasing number of borrowers took out a mortgage loan for house purchase in the third quarter of 2013, new CML data shows.

26 Nov 2013

CML: Lending to FTBs up 32% in London

Mortgages

CML: Lending to FTBs up 32% in London

In Q3, the 13,100 loans advanced to first-time buyers in London marked an increase of 24% on the previous quarter and a rise of 32% compared to the third quarter of 2012, according to the latest data from the CML.

26 Nov 2013

First new equity release provider launches since 2010

Retirement

First new equity release provider launches since 2010

New mortgage lender Pure Retirement is set to launch in January 2014.

26 Nov 2013

House prices in market towns up to £14,000 higher

Mortgages

House prices in market towns up to £14,000 higher

House prices in market towns are on average £14,000 (or 6%) higher than their county average, according to research from Lloyds Bank.

26 Nov 2013

Payday loan cap unveiled by Osborne

Payday loan cap unveiled by Osborne

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced that the government will legislate to introduce a cap on the cost of payday loans.

25 Nov 2013

EXCLUSIVE - FSE London 2013: Kevin Paterson, Source Insurance

EXCLUSIVE - FSE London 2013: Kevin Paterson, Source Insurance

Here's our first, exclusive video from the inaugural Financial Services Expo, held at Old Billingsgate in London last month - Financial Reporter had a catch up with Kevin Paterson, MD of Source Insurance.

25 Nov 2013

Nationwide joins Welsh Help to Buy equity loan scheme

Mortgages

Nationwide joins Welsh Help to Buy equity loan scheme

Nationwide Building Society will be accepting mortgage applications from borrowers looking to participate in the Welsh Government’s Help to Buy equity loan scheme from Thursday January 2 2014.

25 Nov 2013

Mortgage approvals see unexpected dip in October

Mortgages

Mortgage approvals see unexpected dip in October

Gross mortgage borrowing of £9.9bn in October was higher than in September and some 32% higher than in October last year, but approvals took a slight dip in the month, according to the latest figures from the BBA.

25 Nov 2013

Number of new clients with payday loans doubles in two years

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Number of new clients with payday loans doubles in two years

To date, one in three (37%) of Debt Advisory Centre’s new clients in 2013 owe money to payday lenders.

25 Nov 2013

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