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IBB launches UK's first Sharia compliant ISA

Savings & Investments

IBB launches UK's first Sharia compliant ISA

Islamic Bank of Britain, the UK’s only wholly Sharia compliant retail bank, today announced the launch of the IBB Notice Cash Individual Savings Account.

22 Jan 2014

2014 to see new lenders move into secured market as lending increases 44.7%

2014 to see new lenders move into secured market as lending increases 44.7%

The latest Secured Loans Index from Loans Warehouse reveals that secured lending in December reached a higher total lent than the same month in 2008.

22 Jan 2014

Bridgewater outlines next round of equity release masterclasses

Retirement

Bridgewater outlines next round of equity release masterclasses

Bridgewater Equity Release, the home reversion specialists, has today provided details of its first four Equity Release Advice Masterclass sessions being held around the country in the first half of 2014.

21 Jan 2014

Mortgage approvals continue to rise: BoE

Mortgages

Mortgage approvals continue to rise: BoE

Data released by the Bank of England today showed that mortgage approvals for house purchases continued to rise over the three months to November.

21 Jan 2014

Newcastle launches 80% LTV deal for intermediaries

Mortgages

Newcastle launches 80% LTV deal for intermediaries

Newcastle Intermediary Services has strengthened its mortgage portfolio for customers who wish to remortgage or for those with a larger deposit.

21 Jan 2014

House hunter numbers hit 7-year high while supply dwindles

Mortgages

House hunter numbers hit 7-year high while supply dwindles

The number of house hunters has reached its highest level since May 2007 as the supply of properties falls to a six year low, according to the National Association of Estate Agents.

21 Jan 2014

Omni Capital announces New Year expansion

Omni Capital announces New Year expansion

Omni Capital, provider of short and medium-term property funding, is moving to new premises in January. The lender has also announced a number of new staff appointments across both its property finance and retail credit divisions.

21 Jan 2014

Gross mortgage lending up 49% year-on-year

Mortgages

Gross mortgage lending up 49% year-on-year

Gross mortgage lending was an estimated £17 billion in December, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

21 Jan 2014

Shawbrook launches heavy refurb product

Shawbrook launches heavy refurb product

Shawbrook’s Commercial Mortgages division has today announced that it is moving into the heavy refurbishment arena with the launch of a brand new short term finance product: STL6.

21 Jan 2014

Leeds launches two-year fixes from 1.79%

Mortgages

Leeds launches two-year fixes from 1.79%

Leeds Building Society has launched new two year fixed rate mortgages with incentives, starting at 1.79%.

20 Jan 2014

 

Leeds extends mortgage offers to six months

Mortgages

Leeds extends mortgage offers to six months

Leeds Building Society is extending the validity of mortgage offers for home loans to help borrowers.

20 Jan 2014

Mortgage rates down by nearly a third, says Mortgage Brain

Mortgages

Mortgage rates down by nearly a third, says Mortgage Brain

Figures released today from Mortgage Brain’s quarterly product data analysis show that mortgage rates tumbled by as much as 32% during the past 12 months.

20 Jan 2014

Help to Buy Scotland sees 1200 applications

Mortgages

Help to Buy Scotland sees 1200 applications

More than 1200 households have applied to the Scottish Government’s Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme, with over 200 already in new homes, since the scheme launched on September 30, 2013.

20 Jan 2014

Hinckley & Rugby drops rate on 95% mortgage to below 5%

Mortgages

Hinckley & Rugby drops rate on 95% mortgage to below 5%

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has cut the interest rate on its 95% LTV two year discount mortgage to significantly below five percent.

20 Jan 2014

Equity release breaks £1bn mark in third year of growth

Retirement

Equity release breaks £1bn mark in third year of growth

The equity release market crossed the £1 billion barrier in 2013 as the third year of growth in the market highlighted confidence in using property wealth as part of retirement planning, analysis from Key Retirement Solutions shows.

20 Jan 2014

Coventry introduces new 2- and 5-year fixes from 2.09%

Mortgages

Coventry introduces new 2- and 5-year fixes from 2.09%

Coventry Building Society launches new residential range including competitive 2 and 5 year fixed rates starting from 2.09%.

17 Jan 2014

Stephen Johnson, Managing Director, Shawbrook Commercial

In The Spotlight

Stephen Johnson, Managing Director, Shawbrook Commercial

Stephen Johnson, Managing Director - Commercial Lending at Shawbrook Commercial had a chat with Financial Reporter.

17 Jan 2014

Halifax cuts rates on 2-year mortgages

Mortgages

Halifax cuts rates on 2-year mortgages

Halifax has announced changes to its product range from today, with rate reductions on 2 year homemover, first time buyer and remortgage fixed and tracker products.

17 Jan 2014

Santander boosts BTL remortgage offering

Mortgages

Santander boosts BTL remortgage offering

Santander for Intermediaries has announced further improvements to its buy to let criteria, offering landlords who remortgage a free valuation and £250 cashback paid on completion.

17 Jan 2014

SfI launches 2-year tracker at 1.79%

Mortgages

SfI launches 2-year tracker at 1.79%

Santander for Intermediaries is launching a highly competitive residential two year tracker at 60% LTV and 1.79% rate with £995 fee, offering homebuyers and remortgages a great alternative to fixing.

17 Jan 2014

Church appoints Sir Hector Sants to help crusade against payday lenders

Church appoints Sir Hector Sants to help crusade against payday lenders

The former Chief Executive of the FSA and head of compliance and regulatory affairs for Barclays Bank, Sir Hector Sants, has been appointed to chair the Church of England's new task group on credit unions.

17 Jan 2014

Lloyds Bank cuts rates by up to 0.20%

Mortgages

Lloyds Bank cuts rates by up to 0.20%

Lloyds Bank has announced it has reduced rates across its range of 2 year mortgages.

17 Jan 2014

Intermediary confidence in funding availability shoots up, says NatWest

Intermediary confidence in funding availability shoots up, says NatWest

Confidence about the mortgage market’s prospects has significantly increased in the last six months according to the latest results from NatWest Intermediary Solutions’ Mortgage Intermediary Market Confidence Barometer.

16 Jan 2014

Peer-to-peer lender warns public of zombie savings accounts

Savings & Investments

Peer-to-peer lender warns public of zombie savings accounts

RateSetter warn the public of the danger of “zombie” savings accounts by shocking commuters with actors dressed as zombies at Liverpool Street, Bank Station and the Bank of England.

16 Jan 2014

Clydesdale & Yorkshire slash personal loan rates again

Clydesdale & Yorkshire slash personal loan rates again

Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank have cut the rate for unsecured online personal loans between £7,500 and £15,000 again this morning.

16 Jan 2014

Barclays launches Help to Buy mortgages from 5.35%

Mortgages

Barclays launches Help to Buy mortgages from 5.35%

Barclays has today announced details of its products which will go live on Tuesday 21 January 2014 to support the Government's Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme.

16 Jan 2014

Aldermore appoints new head of commercial mortgages

Aldermore appoints new head of commercial mortgages

Aldermore, Britain’s leading challenger bank, has appointed a new Head of Commercial Lending to lead and implement the Bank’s strategic commercial mortgage lending growth plans in 2014 and beyond.

16 Jan 2014

Candy-owned lender completes £127.5m super-bridge

Candy-owned lender completes £127.5m super-bridge

Omni Capital, the specialist short-term lender owned by Christian Candy’s CPC Group, has completed a record £127.5 million ‘super-bridge’ for a prime residential development project in central London.

16 Jan 2014

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