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Big income, big mortgage

Big income, big mortgage

You would be forgiven for believing that people with big incomes probably require modest or even no mortgage funding.

14 Jun 2017

Principality cuts five-year fixed rates

Principality cuts five-year fixed rates

Principality Building Society has cut rates across three of its fixed five-year residential mortgage products by up to 0.15%.

14 Jun 2017

The upside-down world of retirement

The upside-down world of retirement

Nita is 30 years old and plans to retire in 35 years time. Joe is 35 years older (65) and plans to retire next week. If you compare their futures however you will see that the issues they need to address are almost a mirror image of each other.

14 Jun 2017

Together appoints Richard Tugwell as intermediary relationship director

Together appoints Richard Tugwell as intermediary relationship director

Together has appointed Richard Tugwell to the position of group intermediary relationship director to oversee the company’s broker relationship teams and liaise with introducers across the UK.

14 Jun 2017

New 'Brexit Bond' offers 2% bonus on Pound:Euro prediction

New 'Brexit Bond' offers 2% bonus on Pound:Euro prediction

The Family Building Society has launched a new 'Brexit Bond' with two options - one for those who are optimistic about Brexit negotiations and one for those who feel pessimistic about Britain’s attempt to leave Europe.

14 Jun 2017

Key Partnerships appoints new BDMs for the North and South

Key Partnerships appoints new BDMs for the North and South

Key Partnerships has appointed two new business development managers to cover the North and South.

14 Jun 2017

Foundation Home Loans cuts fixed rates to record lows

Foundation Home Loans cuts fixed rates to record lows

Foundation Home Loans has reduced two, three and five-year fixed rates on its standard buy-to-let range to 2.99%, 3.19% and 3.29% respectively.

14 Jun 2017

Alok Sharma to replace Barwell as Housing Minister

Alok Sharma to replace Barwell as Housing Minister

Alok Sharma has been appointed as the government’s new housing and planning minister.

14 Jun 2017

One in five considering downsizing turn to lifetime mortgages

One in five considering downsizing turn to lifetime mortgages

Nearly one in five would-be downsizers decided instead to release property wealth through equity release, according to Bower Retirement research.

14 Jun 2017

New protection challenger to enter market

New protection challenger to enter market

An entrepreneurial start-up has raised £180m to design and build an insurance challenger which it says is now gearing up for launch.

14 Jun 2017

 

TSB temporarily withdraws high-LTV two-year fixes

TSB temporarily withdraws high-LTV two-year fixes

TSB has announced that two-year fixed rate residential purchase mortgages between 85-95% LTV have been temporarily withdrawn as the bank prepares for the launch of its new banking platform.

13 Jun 2017

Mortgage lending to remain lopsided into summer months: CML

Mortgage lending to remain lopsided into summer months: CML

April lending figures have been distorted by stamp duty changes but show steady first-time buyer and homemover lending on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the latest CML data.

13 Jun 2017

60% of advisers caught out by SIPP charges

60% of advisers caught out by SIPP charges

Six in 10 specialist retirement advisers admit to being caught out by unexpected SIPP charges from providers, according to research from Momentum Pensions.

13 Jun 2017

Metro Bank enters consumer buy-to-let market

Metro Bank enters consumer buy-to-let market

Metro Bank has announced that it will now be accepting consumer buy-to-let applications.

13 Jun 2017

Residential mortgage lending down 5.6%: BoE

Residential mortgage lending down 5.6%: BoE

The latest MLAR data from the Bank of England - provided by around 340 regulated mortgage lenders and administrators - shows a fall in new residential mortgage lending activity in Q1 2017.

13 Jun 2017

East of England supports 5.6% house price growth: UK HPI

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East of England supports 5.6% house price growth: UK HPI

Average house prices in the UK increased by 5.6% in the year to April, up from 4.5% in the year to March, according to the latest UK House Price Index from the ONS and Land Registry.

13 Jun 2017

Inflation climbs to four-year high of 2.9%

Inflation climbs to four-year high of 2.9%

CPI inflation rose to 2.9% in May, up from 2.7% in April, according to the latest ONS statistics.

13 Jun 2017

Magellan enhances Complex Prime and Credit Repair criteria

Magellan enhances Complex Prime and Credit Repair criteria

Magellan Homeloans enhanced its criteria across both Complex Prime and Credit Repair product ranges.

13 Jun 2017

Newcastle launches exclusive North East FTB range

Newcastle launches exclusive North East FTB range

Newcastle Intermediaries has launched an exclusive range of fixed rate mortgages aimed at helping first time buyers in the North East onto the property ladder.

13 Jun 2017

Connect adds West One to bridging panel

Connect adds West One to bridging panel

Connect for Intermediaries has added West One Loans to its panel of bridging lenders.

13 Jun 2017

Shawbrook adds Crystal Specialist Finance to Strategic Panel

Shawbrook adds Crystal Specialist Finance to Strategic Panel

Shawbrook has appointed Crystal Specialist Finance to its Strategic Panel.

12 Jun 2017

Gary Bailey to leave Together after 20 years

Gary Bailey to leave Together after 20 years

Together has announced that sales director Gary Bailey is leaving the business after 20 years with the specialist lender.

12 Jun 2017

Andy Haldane reappointed to Monetary Policy Committee

Andy Haldane reappointed to Monetary Policy Committee

Andrew Haldane has been reappointed as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee for a further three-year term.

12 Jun 2017

The Mansfield launches new affordability calculator

The Mansfield launches new affordability calculator

Mansfield Building Society has launched a new web-enabled affordability calculator which is fully mobile responsive and includes recent improvements made by the Society including use of the latest ONS data.

12 Jun 2017

Accord cuts rates on 50 residential mortgages

Accord cuts rates on 50 residential mortgages

Accord has reduced rates on more than 50 residential mortgages by up to 0.15%.

12 Jun 2017

Vida launches expat buy-to-let range

Vida launches expat buy-to-let range

Vida Homeloans has launched a new Vida Expat buy-to-let mortgage range for existing UK property owners living abroad who wish to invest in UK buy-to-let property.

12 Jun 2017

Skipton launches new interest-only range with enhanced criteria

Skipton launches new interest-only range with enhanced criteria

Skipton Building Society has launched a new interest-only mortgage range and made cuts to its core residential mortgage rates.

12 Jun 2017

Marsden BS launches 23 new residential and older borrower products

Marsden BS launches 23 new residential and older borrower products

Marsden Building Society has refreshed its residential and older borrower product range with 18 new discount older borrower products and five new residential rates.

12 Jun 2017

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