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Scottish Widows expands interest-only repayment options

Scottish Widows expands interest-only repayment options

Scottish Widows Bank has expanded repayment options on selected interest-only mortgage products to include bonuses and cash.

29 Mar 2017

Mortgage approvals see first fall in six months: BoE

Mortgage approvals see first fall in six months: BoE

Mortgage approvals fell slightly in February to mark the first decline since August 2016, according to the latest Bank of England Money and Credit figures.

29 Mar 2017

Pepper launches exclusive two-year fixes via L&G

Pepper launches exclusive two-year fixes via L&G

Pepper Homeloans has launched a range of two-year fixed rates starting from 2.40% exclusively via L&G Mortgage Club.

29 Mar 2017

Buy to Let Club and Precise launch BTL second charge exclusives

Buy to Let Club and Precise launch BTL second charge exclusives

Buy to Let Club has teamed up with Precise Mortgages to offer their members an exclusive range of buy-to-let second charge products that are fixed for five years and come with no product fee.

28 Mar 2017

The Mansfield sees self-employed lending boost

The Mansfield sees self-employed lending boost

Mansfield Building Society has reported a 3.8% growth in mortgage assets in 2016 with 23% of new business coming from the self-employed.

28 Mar 2017

Saffron cuts self-build mortgage rates by 1%

Saffron cuts self-build mortgage rates by 1%

Saffron For Intermediaries, the intermediary channel of Saffron Building Society, is running a Spring sale on its self-build mortgages.

28 Mar 2017

Vida cuts buy-to-let rates by up to 0.60%

Vida cuts buy-to-let rates by up to 0.60%

Vida Homeloans has cut its two-year tracker, two-year fixed and five-year fixed rates on buy-to-let products by up to 0.60% and reduced the revert rates across its entire buy-to-let product range.

28 Mar 2017

Are longer term fixed rates the new norm?

Are longer term fixed rates the new norm?

A few years ago, an innovative building society introduced ground-breaking ‘Fixed for Term’ mortgage products. It launched residential and BTL versions, with various options for Early Repayment Charges. They sold like hot cakes despite having relatively high interest rates.

27 Mar 2017

Leeds BS launches two and five year fixed rates

Leeds BS launches two and five year fixed rates

Leeds Building Society has added new two and five year deals to its range of fixed rate mortgages.

27 Mar 2017

Teachers BS launches intermediary mortgage portal

Teachers BS launches intermediary mortgage portal

Teachers Building Society has launched a new online end-to-end mortgage application portal for intermediaries, who can now register a client, obtain a Decision in Principle, submit an application, upload documents and track their cases online.

27 Mar 2017

 

LendInvest and Pepper launch industry-first partnership

LendInvest and Pepper launch industry-first partnership

LendInvest and Pepper UK have formed what they believe is the industry’s first partnership between a UK online mortgage lender and an outsourced loan servicing business.

27 Mar 2017

Yorkshire BS launches record-low 65% LTV rates

Yorkshire BS launches record-low 65% LTV rates

Yorkshire Building Society has launched new mortgage rates for borrowers with larger deposits.

27 Mar 2017

Paradigm adds The Nottingham to lender panel

Paradigm adds The Nottingham to lender panel

Paradigm Mortgage Services has added Nottingham for Intermediaries, the dedicated intermediary arm of the Nottingham Building Society, to its lender panel.

27 Mar 2017

Remortgage approvals drop 10% in February: BBA

Remortgage approvals drop 10% in February: BBA

Mortgage approvals fell by 3.5% in February compared to the previous month, whilst remortgaging approvals were "well down on January’s numbers", according to the latest BBA statistics.

27 Mar 2017

Family BS to pay retention proc fees

Family BS to pay retention proc fees

The Family Building Society is now paying retention fees to brokers on advised product switches and further advances for existing borrowers under both the Family Building Society and the legacy National Counties brand.

27 Mar 2017

West Brom improves 5-year fixed range with new incentives

West Brom improves 5-year fixed range with new incentives

The West Brom has reviewed its range of five year fixed rate mortgages for borrowers with smaller deposits or less equity in their current home.

24 Mar 2017

February's higher volumes show year-on-year rise in mortgage market

February's higher volumes show year-on-year rise in mortgage market

In February, gross mortgage borrowing totalled £13.4bn according to the British Bankers' Association - 2.5% higher than the same period last year.

24 Mar 2017

TFC Homeloans partners with Axis Bank

TFC Homeloans partners with Axis Bank

Packager TFC Homeloans has linked up with specialist buy-to-let lender Axis Bank UK.

23 Mar 2017

Mortgage affordability improving despite house price rises: MAB

Mortgage affordability improving despite house price rises: MAB

New research from Mortgage Advice Bureau suggests that mortgage affordability is improving, despite ongoing increases in house prices in many areas of the UK.

23 Mar 2017

Gross mortgage lending reaches £18.2bn in February: CML

Gross mortgage lending reaches £18.2bn in February: CML

The Council of Mortgage Lenders estimates that gross mortgage lending reached £18.2 billion in February. This is 8% lower than January’s lending total of £19.8 billion, and closely matches the £18.1 billion lent in February last year.

23 Mar 2017

Furness BS scraps ICR for buy to let

Furness BS scraps ICR for buy to let

Furness Building Society has scrapped ICR for buy to let assessments and also launched a new range of BTL products.

23 Mar 2017

Magellan agrees to distribute products via TMA

Magellan agrees to distribute products via TMA

Magellan Homeloans, the specialist mortgage lender, has reached agreement to distribute its range of mortgage products via The Mortgage Alliance.

23 Mar 2017

Accord introduces 1.25% 2-year fix

Accord introduces 1.25% 2-year fix

Accord Mortgages has today launched a competitive fixed rate mortgage for borrowers with a 35% deposit.

22 Mar 2017

Third of homeowners are still on an SVR, L&C reveals

Third of homeowners are still on an SVR, L&C reveals

L&C Mortgages today reveals that over a third (36%) of homeowners are still on a Standard Variable Rate mortgage.

22 Mar 2017

FSE Glasgow: Broker proc fees 'still too low'

FSE Glasgow: Broker proc fees 'still too low'

Taking part in a panel debate at today’s Financial Services Expo Glasgow, John Coffield of Paradigm Mortgage Services said he believed procuration fees paid by lenders to advisers were still too low.

21 Mar 2017

FSE Glasgow: There are too many lenders in the market, argues Sinclair

FSE Glasgow: There are too many lenders in the market, argues Sinclair

Mortgage intermediaries who want to see growth throughout 2017 and 2018 should look towards the remortgage market and should prioritise their existing clients in order to generate business, according to Chief Executive of the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries, Robert Sinclair.

21 Mar 2017

Hinckley & Rugby launches fee-free high LTV range

Hinckley & Rugby launches fee-free high LTV range

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has launched two new fee-free high LTV mortgages.

21 Mar 2017

Mortgage sales soar 24% in February

Mortgage sales soar 24% in February

UK mortgage sales jumped to £14.1 billion in February, up 23.6% on the previous month, according to Equifax Touchstone analysis.

21 Mar 2017

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