The buy-to-let sector is celebrating 18 years since its inception today.
Mortgage Brain has launched MortgageBrain Anywhere which allows advisers to use its sourcing software on multiple devices.
NatWest has appointed six business development managers, with two operating in the field and the other four over the phone.
Blacks Solicitors has won the ‘Residential Property Award’ at the Yorkshire Legal Awards held at New Dock Hall, Leeds.
Brightstar has appointed Nicholas Christofi as a business consultant for its commercial team.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has launched an investigation into yesterday’s system crash which put all mortgage transactions on hold.
September’s slowdown in mortgage lending reflects wider uncertainty in the market, Charles Haresnape, managing director, mortgages and commercial lending at Aldermore, has said.
One in three families and friends find it difficult to trace all the assets left in wills, research from willsandassets.co.uk has revealed.
The value of equity release lending has surpassed £1bn for the first nine months of 2014, figures from the Equity Release Council have revealed.
The Bank of England has fixed the technical issues which halted mortgage transactions this morning.
Mortgage transactions are on hold due to a technical issue at the Bank of England.
The South East of England will see house prices inflate more than any other area over the next five years, Rightmove and Oxford Economics have forecast.
SortRefer has increased its activity in Scotland by launching a conveyancing package for Scottish remortgage business.
New buy-to-let and specialist lender Fleet Mortgages has added Legal & General Mortgage Club to its distribution panel.
Panacea Adviser has upgraded its website with a range of services and features.
Mortgage Intelligence has appointed Metro Bank to its panel of lenders.
Gross mortgage lending slowed to £17.8bn in September - 1% lower than the £18bn recorded in August, the Council of Mortgage Lenders has revealed.
Clydesdale and Yorkshire has launched a range of ‘pay your mortgage for a month’ products which offer cashback covering one monthly repayment.
A mortgage price war has erupted on the high street as global economic uncertainty continues to push down the cost of borrowing to record lows.
HSBC has launched its lowest ever mortgage rate at 0.99% for up to 60% loan to value.
Consumer confidence in the economy has fallen in September, the Lloyds Bank Spending Power Report has revealed.
Rents have London increased by £188 in the third quarter of 2014 to reach an average of £2,452 per month, research from Move with Us has found.
Berkeley Alexander has appointed two business development managers.
Virgin Money has delayed plans to float on the London Stock exchange until after October when ‘constructive market conditions allow’.
Santander has reduced rates on a selection of its fixed rate mortgages and released two new fee-free trackers.
Interest rates are likely to stay lower for longer due to the UK’s economically weak state, Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane has said.
Teachers Building Society has introduced a 95% LTV mortgage exclusive to National Union of Teachers members.
The proportion of homebuyers opting for a fixed rate mortgage fell to the lowest recorded level in nearly two years in September, the National Mortgage Index from the Mortgage Advice Bureau has revealed.
The Labour Party has unveiled plans to build 200,000 new homes per year by 2020.
Three in five (60%) homebuyers and sellers have encountered problems with their estate agent over the last five years, a National Association of Estate Agents report has revealed.
Second steppers must find an extra £58,000 to fund the move to their second home, the fourth annual Second Steppers Report from Lloyds Bank has revealed.
More than half (55%) of intermediary mortgage lenders and two in five brokers (40%) expect the Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee to intervene with the market further, research by the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association has...
More than two in five (42%) online users search for and complete financial transactions on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, Unique Digital/YouGov research has revealed.
The latest Apprentice house is worth £15.5m compared to the Xfactor’s £2.5m mansion, as valued by eMoov.co.uk.
Payday loans account for 62% of the high interest credit taken out by the under-25s, Citizens Advice has revealed.
Unemployment has recorded its greatest annual fall since records began 40 years ago, figures from the Office for National Statistics have revealed.
TMA has launched an interactive calculator for brokers to compare the value of its mortgage club.
The Chartered Institute of Housing has appointed Annie Mauger as executive director from February.
London needs a long-term housebuilding strategy to sustain the required levels of property construction going forward, Jamie Ratcliffe of the Great London Authority official has urged.
The UK housing market won’t normalise until the end of the decade at least, Christine Whitehead, professor of housing economics at the London School of Economics, has said.
Which? Mortgage Advisers has joined the Magellan Homeloans distribution panel, enabling its advisers to use Magellan’s specialist credit repair mortgages.
Virgin Money plans to go ahead with its flotation on the London Stock Exchange despite Aldermore’s cancellation this morning.
The housing crisis is the most important issue the country currently faces, David Lammy, MP for Tottenham, has claimed.
New specialist lender Fleet Mortgages has agreed distribution agreements with six firms ahead of its launch in mid-November.
The UK’s leading conveyancers are meeting in Leeds today to discuss key issues including money laundering and fracking.
Half of over-40s believe they will still be repaying their mortgage (31%) or paying rent (20%) when they retire, research from specialist insurer Partnership has revealed.
Leeds Building Society is refreshing its range of 5-year fixed rate mortgages at 80% and 85% loan to value.
Challenger bank Aldermore has cancelled its plans to float on the London Stock Exchange after a recent slump in the global markets.
Specialist mortgage distributor TFC Homeloans has launched a new conveyancing service with RG Solicitors.
East London is driving the UK’s house price surge thanks to cultural and economic transformations in areas like Shoreditch and Hackney, Andrew Bridges, managing Stirling Ackroyd, has claimed.
Nationwide has reduced rates on its 95% LTV ‘Save to Buy’ mortgages.