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Homebuyers must save for 14 years to get on the property ladder

Mortgages

Homebuyers must save for 14 years to get on the property ladder

Up and down the country, young people are finding themselves locked out of the property market for years – leaving them with little hope of owning their own home.

20 Jun 2013

Which? says most homeowners struggle to identify true mortgage costs

Mortgages

Which? says most homeowners struggle to identify true mortgage costs

New Which? research suggests that, as mortgage fees spiral, 99.5% of homeowners and homebuyers struggle to identify the total cost of a mortgage deal.

20 Jun 2013

Homebuyer surveys 'slower than ever', says Springtide Capital

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Homebuyer surveys 'slower than ever', says Springtide Capital

London based mortgage broker, Springtide Capital has recently noted a significant delay in the length of time required to book homebuyer surveys.

19 Jun 2013

Post Office intends to lend £2.5bn as mortgage demand grows

Mortgages

Post Office intends to lend £2.5bn as mortgage demand grows

The Post Office has today launched a major assault on the mortgage market with its intention to lend £2.5bn by the end of the year.

19 Jun 2013

Openwork opens up mortgage fraud guide to wider industry

Mortgages

Openwork opens up mortgage fraud guide to wider industry

Openwork is extending the availability of its free guide to mortgage fraud following strong demand from the professional services market and the wider industry.

19 Jun 2013

AOBP forms new lender committee

AOBP forms new lender committee

The Association of Bridging Professionals today announced the newly-appointed Lender Committee comprised of existing AOBP Lender Associates.

19 Jun 2013

Advertising Standards Agency cracks down on payday lender

Advertising Standards Agency cracks down on payday lender

The Advertising Standards Agency forced payday lender First Financial, trading as First Payday UK, to pull adverts after concerns they were misleading to consumers.

19 Jun 2013

Business Lending Group widens lending focus

Business Lending Group widens lending focus

This week Business Lending Group, the residential development finance lender, announced the widening of their geographic lending focus.

19 Jun 2013

Paradigm reports hike in insurance sales in early 2013

Protection

Paradigm reports hike in insurance sales in early 2013

Paradigm Mortgage Services, the mortgage services proposition, has reported a significant increase in the amount of general insurance cases it has placed through Select & Protect in the first months of 2013.

19 Jun 2013

Bridgewater lines up four equity release masterclasses

Retirement

Bridgewater lines up four equity release masterclasses

Bridgewater Equity Release, the home reversion specialists, has today outlined details of its next four Equity Release Advice Masterclass sessions taking place in the second half of 2013.

19 Jun 2013

 

Yorkshire BS respond to demand for longer term mortgages

Mortgages

Yorkshire BS respond to demand for longer term mortgages

Yorkshire Building Society is maintaining its reputation for offering competitive mortgages with the announcement that it will make price reductions to its longer term products.

18 Jun 2013

35% of landlords say availability of BTL finance has improved

Mortgages

35% of landlords say availability of BTL finance has improved

The proportion of landlords who think that buy-to-let finance is more freely available is at the highest level since the financial crisis, a survey by Paragon Mortgages has found.

18 Jun 2013

BSA sees uplift in confidence but warns of house price bubble

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BSA sees uplift in confidence but warns of house price bubble

One in five first time buyers (20%) say that Government schemes like Help to Buy will help them get onto the property ladder.

18 Jun 2013

Complete FS boosts commercial panel with InterBay

Complete FS boosts commercial panel with InterBay

Complete FS, the intermediary specialist distributor, has announced the appointment of InterBay Commercial to its panel of lenders as one of the lender's Key Partners.

18 Jun 2013

Pink to run protection master-classes for ARs

Protection

Pink to run protection master-classes for ARs

Pink today starts two weeks of protection master-classes for its ARs.

18 Jun 2013

Omni Capital goes beyond bridging with 3-year term product

Omni Capital goes beyond bridging with 3-year term product

Specialist lender Omni Capital has launched a 3-year term product aimed at domestic and globally-mobile high net-worth clients serviced by brokers, IFAs and wealth managers.

18 Jun 2013

London prices continue to outpace UK average

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London prices continue to outpace UK average

In the 12 months to April 2013 UK house prices increased by 2.6%, down from a 2.7% increase in the 12 months to March 2013, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.

18 Jun 2013

Mortgage Intelligence Holdings launches H&R exclusive at 3.09%

Mortgages

Mortgage Intelligence Holdings launches H&R exclusive at 3.09%

Mortgage Intelligence Holdings has today launched an exclusive, market-leading Hinckley & Rugby Building Society two year discount at 3.09 per cent, available for all their network ARs & Next Intelligence DA members.

18 Jun 2013

Shawbrook confirmed as sponsor for NACFB Commercial Finance Expo

Shawbrook confirmed as sponsor for NACFB Commercial Finance Expo

Shawbrook Bank has confirmed it will be a show sponsor at the NACFB Commercial Finance Expo on the 26th June in Birmingham.

18 Jun 2013

Leeds BS launch 95% FTB exclusive through L&G

Mortgages

Leeds BS launch 95% FTB exclusive through L&G

Legal & General Mortgage Club today announces the launch of a five-year fixed-rate 95% LTV mortgage from Leeds Building Society.

18 Jun 2013

Rightmove: Average asking price hits over quarter of a million

Mortgages

Rightmove: Average asking price hits over quarter of a million

The average asking price has reached over quarter of a million for the first time, Rightmove has reported in its House Price Index for June - reaching £252,798 in June.

17 Jun 2013

Opportunity beckons - commercial to residential conversions are in vogue

Christian Faes - Montello

Opportunity beckons - commercial to residential conversions are in vogue

[This week, Gary Clark - Director of Business Development - blogs for Montello]

17 Jun 2013

Mortgage Intelligence Holdings launch 80% fixed rate with Leeds BS

Mortgages

Mortgage Intelligence Holdings launch 80% fixed rate with Leeds BS

Mortgage Intelligence Holdings have launched a competitive 3.24% 2 year fixed mortgage product, available up to 80% LTV with Leeds Building Society.

17 Jun 2013

LSL launches exclusives from Leeds BS for TMA, Pink and First Complete

Mortgages

LSL launches exclusives from Leeds BS for TMA, Pink and First Complete

Leeds Building Society has today launched two exclusives for the LSL group, available to appointed representatives in networks First Complete and Pink and to directly authorised advisers using TMA or the Pink mortgage club.

17 Jun 2013

Secured loans 'more likely' to be agreed than remortgages

Secured loans 'more likely' to be agreed than remortgages

Evidence from intermediary secured loan specialist, Smart Money Loans’ demonstrates that the secured loan route offers a greater chance of success for clients looking to raise capital than a remortgage.

17 Jun 2013

Precise slashes BTL rates by up to 1.25%

Mortgages

Precise slashes BTL rates by up to 1.25%

Precise Mortgages, the intermediary only lender, has reduced rates on its BTL range by up to 1.25% bringing its cheapest product down to just 3.89% pa.

17 Jun 2013

Secured lending up almost 50% on last year

Secured lending up almost 50% on last year

Secured lending saw another strong month in May, with lending at £43.7million - this marks the nineteenth consecutive month of year-on-year growth for the industry.

17 Jun 2013

Positive Lending & Julian Harris team up for commercial lending

Positive Lending & Julian Harris team up for commercial lending

Specialist lending packager and distributor, Positive Lending, has structured a strategic relationship with Julian Harris Network for distribution of commercial loans and development loans.

14 Jun 2013

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