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Precise launches online buy-to-let calculator

Precise launches online buy-to-let calculator

Precise Mortgages has put its buy-to-let calculator online so that brokers can see how much their clients can borrow.

16 Jan 2017

Skipton announces new build rate cuts of up to 0.84%

Skipton announces new build rate cuts of up to 0.84%

Skipton Building Society is cutting rates by up to 0.84% on its new build products.

16 Jan 2017

Rate of rental growth halves in 2016

Rate of rental growth halves in 2016

Rents grew by 1.6% in 2016 across Great Britain to reach an average of £927pm, the lowest annual increase for seven years and half the rate of 2015 (3.1%), according to the latest Countrywide Monthly Lettings Index.

16 Jan 2017

Hinckley & Rugby launches new five year fix

Hinckley & Rugby launches new five year fix

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has announced today that it has launched a new five-year fixed rate at 95% LTV which sees the interest rate drop for the final two years of the fix.

13 Jan 2017

Is 2017 the year for ‘leasehold change’?

Is 2017 the year for ‘leasehold change’?

The Conveyancing Association has outlined its continued focus on reforming the leasehold process and suggested 2017 should be the year when meaningful change is finally delivered.

13 Jan 2017

Vida launches new specialist residential mortgage range

Vida launches new specialist residential mortgage range

Vida Homeloans has announced the introduction of its new specialist residential mortgage range.

13 Jan 2017

Tesco Bank reduces selected fixed rate products

Tesco Bank reduces selected fixed rate products

Tesco Bank has announced that it has reduced rates across a selection of its 2 year and 5 year fixed rate mortgage products.

12 Jan 2017

Price gap between high and low LTV deposits widens

Price gap between high and low LTV deposits widens

New data from AmTrust has revealed that although declining interest rates have resulted in home buyers saving more on their mortgage repayments compared to previous years, there remains a huge difference in the amount different buyers pay.

12 Jan 2017

Record breaking equity release market hits all time high

Record breaking equity release market hits all time high

Key Retirement has released data today showing that pensioners withdrew more than £2.1bn of property wealth in 2016 surging the already lucrative equity release market to a new all-time high.

11 Jan 2017

Accord announces further cuts on fixed rate products

Accord announces further cuts on fixed rate products

Accord Mortgages has announced today that it has reduced rates across selected fixed rate products by up to 0.30%.

11 Jan 2017

 

Remortgaging rush set to continue claims TSB

Remortgaging rush set to continue claims TSB

A new report and survey from TSB has claimed that the remortgaging rush is expected to continue in 2017, with up to 31% of eligible homeowners planning to cash in on low interest rates.

11 Jan 2017

Yorkshire and Clydesdale announce their lowest ever fix

Yorkshire and Clydesdale announce their lowest ever fix

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks have anounced today that they are now offering their lowest ever fixed rate after reducing rates across their range.

10 Jan 2017

Barcadia Media announce new Commercial Finance Roadshow

Barcadia Media announce new Commercial Finance Roadshow

Barcadia Media has revealed that it has been chosen by the NACFB to launch a new Roadshow next month aimed at the commercial sector. The new show follows its Specialist and Buy-to-Let Roadshows which were a huge success last year.

10 Jan 2017

New BTL fixes launch at Paragon

New BTL fixes launch at Paragon

Paragon Mortgages has announced that it has launched a range of two and five year fixed-rate products available for buy-to-let purchase and remortgage.

10 Jan 2017

Over 55s mortgage freeze worries estate agents

Over 55s mortgage freeze worries estate agents

New independent research from Key Partnerships has shown that estate agents are becoming increasingly concerned about mortgage lending restrictions on over-55s customers and the impact on the wider housing market.

09 Jan 2017

Accord extends offset mortgage range

Accord extends offset mortgage range

Accord Mortgages has announced today that it has extended its range of offset mortgages for both house purchase and remortgage customers, including a choice home loans with no up-front fees.

06 Jan 2017

Government unlock £7bn for affordable housing programme

Government unlock £7bn for affordable housing programme

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has today (5 January 2017) unlocked £7bn in a dramatic expansion of the government’s affordable housing programme to meet the diverse housing needs of the country.

05 Jan 2017

95% mortgages still in demand

95% mortgages still in demand

According to Yorkshire Building Society, demand for mortgages up to 95% loan to value remains strong with lending increasing by 50% year-on-year in this area.

05 Jan 2017

FTBs in the capital still struggling with shared ownership

FTBs in the capital still struggling with shared ownership

New data from Which? has revealed the continuing struggle that many first time buyers in London are faced with as they attempt to gain a foot on the property ladder.

05 Jan 2017

8 year high for remortgage approvals

8 year high for remortgage approvals

The latest data from the Bank of England has revealed that the number of approvals for remortgaging hit an eight year high in November with 45,683.

04 Jan 2017

New BTL range launches at Mansfield BS

New BTL range launches at Mansfield BS

Mansfield Building Society has announced this morning that it has launched a new BTL product range that will be up to 75% loan to value.

04 Jan 2017

Leeds announce fee-free remortgage products

Leeds announce fee-free remortgage products

Leeds Building Society has announced that from Friday 6th Jan it will be adding a new selection of deals specifically for remortgage.

04 Jan 2017

Residential mortgage products overhauled at Aldermore

Residential mortgage products overhauled at Aldermore

Aldermore has announced that it has refreshed its residential mortgage line including reductions across rates on many of its products.

04 Jan 2017

New BTL rates announced at Virgin

New BTL rates announced at Virgin

Virgin Money has announced this morning that it has launched new mortgage products across its residential and buy-to-let ranges.

03 Jan 2017

£500 cashback announced for Halifax mortgage customers

£500 cashback announced for Halifax mortgage customers

Halifax is offering £500 cashback to first time buyers, homemovers, buy-to-let borrowers and customers remortgaging from their current lender on qualifying mortgages.

03 Jan 2017

Year-on-year mortgage approval numbers slide by 9%

Year-on-year mortgage approval numbers slide by 9%

The latest figures from the BBA have shown that during November house purchase approval numbers remained 9% lower than in the same month last year.

29 Dec 2016

How much does it cost to downsize?

How much does it cost to downsize?

A new report from OwnerSellers.com has revealed that in England, the cost of downsizing from an average family home to a flat is £17,843, more than the price of two luxury Caribbean cruises for two.

28 Dec 2016

One in five admit they wouldn't own up to party damage

One in five admit they wouldn't own up to party damage

A new survey has found that one in five party guests admitted they wouldn't own up to causing damage to someone's home during a festive knees-up.

23 Dec 2016

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