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Leeds launch 'Holiday Let' mortgage range

Mortgages

Leeds launch 'Holiday Let' mortgage range

Leeds Building Society has launched a new dedicated range of Holiday Let products to support demand in the UK, which has increased significantly over the last 5 years.

23 Jul 2013

UIA launch new home insurance brand

Protection

UIA launch new home insurance brand

UIA Insurance have launched a new brand, Together Mutual, which hopes to become an industry leader it its treatment of customers and high level of round the clock service.

23 Jul 2013

Average prime Central London property worth over £2m

Mortgages

Average prime Central London property worth over £2m

The average property in Prime Central London is now worth more than £2 million, according to estate agent Marsh & Parsons’ latest London Prime Market Monitor.

23 Jul 2013

Remortgagers release record amount of equity in June

Mortgages

Remortgagers release record amount of equity in June

LMS figures reveal that monthly gross remortgage lending decreased by £462m in June to £3.5bn. This is down 11.7% on May’s £3.9bn reported by the Council for Mortgage Lenders last week.

23 Jul 2013

Virgin reduces rates across mortgage range by up to 0.66%

Mortgages

Virgin reduces rates across mortgage range by up to 0.66%

Virgin Money has announced a number of changes across its Residential and Buy-to-let mortgage range. The updated range will be available to purchase and remortgage customers from 23 July 2013.

23 Jul 2013

IBB launches new deals from 3.59%

Mortgages

IBB launches new deals from 3.59%

Islamic Bank of Britain, the UK’s only wholly Sharia compliant retail bank, has launched new home finance deals with rental rates starting at 3.59%.

22 Jul 2013

BTL Business Mortgage Club launches H&R exclusive at 2.69%

Mortgages

BTL Business Mortgage Club launches H&R exclusive at 2.69%

The Buy to Let Business has launched a show-stopping product with Hinckley & Rugby Building Society, exclusively for its mortgage club members.

22 Jul 2013

Mortgage Trust launches zero-fee BTL product

Mortgages

Mortgage Trust launches zero-fee BTL product

Specialist buy-to-let lender Mortgage Trust has launched a new two year fixed rate, with zero product fee.

22 Jul 2013

L&G Mortgage Club launches exclusive 2-year fix with Skipton

Mortgages

L&G Mortgage Club launches exclusive 2-year fix with Skipton

Legal & General Mortgage Club is pleased to announce that it has launched an exclusive two year fixed-rate 2.89% product with Skipton Building Society. The deal is available up to 80% LTV for both purchases and re-mortgages.

22 Jul 2013

Santander launches Help to Buy mortgages from 3.29%

Mortgages

Santander launches Help to Buy mortgages from 3.29%

Today Santander is launching its range of Help to Buy Equity Loan mortgages via its intermediary channel.

22 Jul 2013

 

FundsNetwork pension details revealed ahead of September launch

Retirement

FundsNetwork pension details revealed ahead of September launch

FundsNetworkTM has today revealed details of its adviser pension ahead of its launch in September.

22 Jul 2013

Jon King, Managing Director at More2Life

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Jon King, Managing Director at More2Life

Financial Reporter had a chat with Jon King, Managing Director at More2Life, about mortgage lending and the retirement market.

19 Jul 2013

Record month for broker signals growing consumer confidence

Record month for broker signals growing consumer confidence

Freedom Finance, one of the UK’s largest loan brokers, today reveals that it completed a record month in June signalling growing consumer confidence.

19 Jul 2013

Santander for Intermediaries launches Key Account mortgage exclusive

Mortgages

Santander for Intermediaries launches Key Account mortgage exclusive

To celebrate the launch of its new brand, Santander for Intermediaries has today launched a new mortgage product with a market leading rate, available exclusively through all Key Accounts.

19 Jul 2013

Surge in FTBs eases strain on rental market

Mortgages

Surge in FTBs eases strain on rental market

Rents held steady in June, defying the usual seasonal increase of the last five years, as the surge in FTB numbers eased the strain on the rental market, according to the latest Buy-to-Let Index from LSL Property Services.

19 Jul 2013

first direct roll out new range of high LTV mortgages

Mortgages

first direct roll out new range of high LTV mortgages

From today first direct will introduce three new 85% LTV mortgages and a further two 90% LTV mortgages.

19 Jul 2013

Two new lenders give secured lending a boost in June

Two new lenders give secured lending a boost in June

According to data from the latest Secured Loan Index, the amount lent between April & June 2013 stands at £127m which is the best three month lending period since July to September 2009.

18 Jul 2013

Welsh Help to Buy to launch later this year

Mortgages

Welsh Help to Buy to launch later this year

Housing Minister, Carl Sargeant, today announced the first phase of a package of measures that will support the housing industry and also deliver on his pledge to improve the quality and safety of houses in Wales.

18 Jul 2013

BoE: May Mortgage approvals highest since 2009

Mortgages

BoE: May Mortgage approvals highest since 2009

According to the Bank of England's Trends in Lending report, out today, mortgage approvals by all UK-resident mortgage lenders for house purchase and for remortgaging rose over the three months to May.

18 Jul 2013

Castle Trust launches fee-free incentive

Mortgages

Castle Trust launches fee-free incentive

Castle Trust has today announced that it is waiving all fees on its innovative Partnership Mortgage, where the Equity Withdrawal feature is utilised. This incentive is available for a limited period only, ending at the end of August.

18 Jul 2013

Best month for mortgage lending since 2008: CML

Mortgages

Best month for mortgage lending since 2008: CML

The Council of Mortgage Lenders estimates that total gross mortgage lending in June increased to £15 billion.

18 Jul 2013

CML welcome Progressive Building Society as a member

Mortgages

CML welcome Progressive Building Society as a member

The CML is delighted to welcome the return of the Progressive Building Society as a member.

18 Jul 2013

Purchase instructions on the up in Q2

Legal

Purchase instructions on the up in Q2

Quarter two has seen a noticeable increase in business levels – particularly purchase instructions, according to the latest figures released today by broker-focused conveyancing distributor, Broker Conveyancing.

18 Jul 2013

How important is flexibility in time-sensitive deals?

Blogs

How important is flexibility in time-sensitive deals?

How important is flexibility from a lender when it comes to time sensitive short term loan deals, asks Karen Bennett, Director of Sales and Marketing, Commercial Mortgages, Shawbrook Bank.

17 Jul 2013

BTL remortgaging surges in Q2

Mortgages

BTL remortgaging surges in Q2

The second quarter saw a significantly higher proportion of buy to let remortgaging than purchasing according to the latest Mortgages for Business Complex Buy to Let Index.

17 Jul 2013

Traditional customers embrace new technology for mortgage applications

Mortgages

Traditional customers embrace new technology for mortgage applications

Research conducted on HML’s behalf among Skipton Building Society customers identifies a willingness among traditional banking customers to embrace the time-saving efficiencies of new technology.

17 Jul 2013

Peer-to-peer mortgage trading platform completes first block trade of loans

Peer-to-peer mortgage trading platform completes first block trade of loans

Peer-to-peer mortgage trading platform, LendInvest, has announced that it has completed its first 'block trade' of loans.

17 Jul 2013

'Mortgage-free' age goes through the roof

Mortgages

'Mortgage-free' age goes through the roof

Over a third of homeowners in the UK expect to be well into their 60s before they finally pay off their mortgage, according to new research by Post Office Mortgages.

17 Jul 2013

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