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House price growth to slow further as market declines: RICS

House price growth to slow further as market declines: RICS

Enquiries from new buyers, new instructions from those wanting to sell, and agreed sales in the housing market have all declined further in May, according to the latest RICS data.

08 Jun 2017

Northview Group CEO steps down

Northview Group CEO steps down

The Northview Group has announced that Amany Attia will be retiring as Group CEO.

08 Jun 2017

Clever Lending promotes Ivan Vizor to Head of Sales

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Clever Lending promotes Ivan Vizor to Head of Sales

Clever Lending, the specialist distributor, has promoted Ivan Vizor to Head of Sales.

07 Jun 2017

Leeds announce new 5-year tracker

Leeds announce new 5-year tracker

Leeds Building Society has announced that it has improved its choice of buy-to-let mortgages, including a five year tracker with no early redemption charges.

07 Jun 2017

How are payday loans affecting mortgage approvals?

How are payday loans affecting mortgage approvals?

While Tim Gurner, millionaire property mogul, may believe that millennials need to stop buying smashed avocado in order to be able to afford their first home, it’s clear that quitting a breakfast favourite isn’t the answer to many home owner’s money woes.

07 Jun 2017

71% of brokers to vote Conservative: UTB

71% of brokers to vote Conservative: UTB

More than two thirds of brokers will be backing the Conservative Party on Thursday with 71% hoping to see Theresa May's government in charge for at least the next five years as well as steering the UK through Brexit.

07 Jun 2017

Landbay Intermediaries and Tenet team up

Landbay Intermediaries and Tenet team up

Landbay Intermediaries have become the latest lender to link with Tenet in 2017.

07 Jun 2017

House price growth eases to 3.3%: Halifax

House price growth eases to 3.3%: Halifax

The Halifax house price index released this morning shows that annual growth has eased to 3.3%, the lowest annual rate since May 2013, and housing supply remains low.

07 Jun 2017

Coventry to offer £500 cashback on fixed rate products

Coventry to offer £500 cashback on fixed rate products

From Friday 9 June, Coventry for intermediaries will be offering a £500 cashback incentive on all fixed rate Residential and Offset products for first time buyers and home movers.

07 Jun 2017

Housing supply rises 7% ahead of General Election

Housing supply rises 7% ahead of General Election

Property supply across the UK was up 7% in May, after dropping 4% in April, as sellers looked to market their properties and secure an offer before the General Election result in early June, according to new data from HouseSimple.

07 Jun 2017

 

BEP Systems launches underwriting system for lenders

BEP Systems launches underwriting system for lenders

Web and mobile banking firm, BEP Systems, has designed a new underwriting system for lenders - Agile Underwriting.

07 Jun 2017

Newcastle cuts minimum BTL income requirement to £30,000

Newcastle cuts minimum BTL income requirement to £30,000

Newcastle Intermediaries has reduced the minimum income requirement for joint buy-to-let properties from £40,000 to £30,000.

06 Jun 2017

Tesco launches record low five-year fixed rate remortgage

Tesco launches record low five-year fixed rate remortgage

Tesco Bank has introduced a five-year fixed rate remortgage product which it says is currently the lowest on the market.

06 Jun 2017

LV= adds free 'Doctor Services' to protection products

LV= adds free 'Doctor Services' to protection products

LV= is adding LV= Doctor Services to all personal protection products for new customers, at no added cost.

06 Jun 2017

Skipton to launch first cash Lifetime ISA on Thursday

Skipton to launch first cash Lifetime ISA on Thursday

Skipton Building Society has confirmed that it will be the first lender to launch a cash Lifetime ISA from Thursday 8th June.

06 Jun 2017

Saffron raises maximum self-employed LTV to 90%

Saffron raises maximum self-employed LTV to 90%

Saffron For Intermediaries has enhanced its self-employed, first-time buyer and owner-occupied mortgages by raising LTVs and cutting rates.

06 Jun 2017

Chelsea BS launches £495 fee range from 1.64%

Chelsea BS launches £495 fee range from 1.64%

Chelsea Building Society has launched a range of fixed rate mortgages with £495 fees, available to both home buyers and remortgagors with two and five year options available across 65%, 75% and 85% LTV bands.

06 Jun 2017

New Street cuts five-year fixes by up to 0.65%

New Street cuts five-year fixes by up to 0.65%

New Street Mortgages has announced rate cuts across its buy-to-let range, with five-year fixed rates now starting from 2.74%.

06 Jun 2017

Labour pledges 100,000 homes and stamp duty delay for FTBs

Labour pledges 100,000 homes and stamp duty delay for FTBs

Labour have pledged to offer 'A New Deal' for first-time buyers, including 100,000 new discounted FirstBuy Homes, a two year stamp duty holiday for first-time buyers, and an extension and re-focusing of Help to Buy so that it is only for first-time buyers.

06 Jun 2017

LendInvest launches new three-year bridge

LendInvest launches new three-year bridge

LendInvest has launched a new three-year bridge product with 110% ICR as a funding alternative to a conventional buy-to-let loan.

06 Jun 2017

Demand for specialist mortgages continues to rise

Demand for specialist mortgages continues to rise

Demand for specialist mortgages increased in Q1 2017, according to Paragon Mortgages research.

06 Jun 2017

LMS extends partnership with Dudley Building Society

LMS extends partnership with Dudley Building Society

After originally joining forces in 2014, LMS has today extended its partnership with Dudley Building Society.

05 Jun 2017

Crystal Specialist Finance partners with The Mortgage Lender

Crystal Specialist Finance partners with The Mortgage Lender

The Mortgage Lender has added Crystal Specialist Finance to its network of distribution partners.

05 Jun 2017

Consumer indebtedness could spark stricter mortgage affordability: AMI

Consumer indebtedness could spark stricter mortgage affordability: AMI

The AMI believes that although the economy is likely to suffer over the next two or three years as Brexit negotiations take place, it will not cause significant damage to the housing and mortgage markets.

05 Jun 2017

Royal London and L&C launch mortgage protection solution

Royal London and L&C launch mortgage protection solution

Royal London has partnered with fee-free mortgage and protection adviser L&C to develop and test a new life insurance application service, Streamlined Mortgage Protection.

05 Jun 2017

Housing shortfall to worsen under both parties' policies

Housing shortfall to worsen under both parties' policies

The Conservative manifesto pledge to build a million homes by the end of 2020 will result in an increase of just 9,000 a year, according to Property Partner research.

05 Jun 2017

Vida launches lowest ever rate of 2.69%

Vida launches lowest ever rate of 2.69%

Vida Homeloans has launched a new limited edition range of residential and buy-to-let mortgages up to 70% LTV, including its lowest ever rates of 2.69% for residential and 3.14% for buy-to-let.

05 Jun 2017

Sesame & PMS add Keystone to panels

Sesame & PMS add Keystone to panels

Keystone Property Finance is the latest addition to the mortgage panels of Sesame Network and PMS Mortgage Club.

05 Jun 2017

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