UK gross domestic product increased by 0.7% in Q3 2014 compared to 0.9% in Q2, figures from the Office for National Statistics have revealed.
West Brom has launched a 10-year fix with a rate of 3.99% to 75% LTV.
Dragonfly has hired Dominic Gibson as an investment manager for its commercial property team.
Paradigm will host its next mortgage and protection roundtable event in Belfast on Wednesday 12 October.
Homebuyers shouldn’t skimp out on property surveys or they could encounter problems down the line, Maxwell Hodge conveyancer Alison Love has warned.
Lloyds Bank has cut rates on its 2-year fixed rate 90% LTV mortgages.
London will construct up to 570,000 new homes in the next decade with the help of new build projects in Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Islington and Hackney, Stirling Ackroyd has claimed.
First-time buyer sales have increased by 11% annually to September, the latest First Time Buyer Tracker from Your Move and Reeds Rains has revealed.
The annual rate of UK house price growth was 9.0% in September, up just 0.1% from August (8.9%), according to Hometrack’s inaugural UK Cities House Price Index.
The Scottish housing market will be tempered by the end of the country’s Help to Buy equity scheme in July 2015, Homes for Scotland chief executive Philip Hogg has said.
Homes with spooky histories can lose up to 20% of their value according to 83% of estate agents, Move with Us research has revealed.
Shawbrook successfully processed 97.7% of its short-term applications within 72 hours in September.
Teachers Building Society has introduced an 80% LTV 3-year fix at 3.20% for homebuyers and movers who are teachers and education professionals, exclusively via intermediaries.
LendInvest has launched a buy-to-let property index to provide a thorough analysis of the market.
The Islamic Bank of Britain will change its name to Al Rayan Bank PLC in December subject to shareholder approval.
Nationwide senior manager James Chidgey will leave in March to draw his 29-year career with the building society to a close.
Skipton Building Society has refreshed its range of fixed-rate mortgages.
Mortgage approvals have dropped by 10% for new house purchases and 24% for remortgages compared to the same period last year, BBA figures have revealed.
The Monetary Policy Committee held Bank of England base rates at 0.50% due to sluggish wage growth, Nick Dixon, investment director at Aegon UK, has said.
Nationwide has launched a 60% LTV 2-year fix at 1.84% for new buyers and 1.74% for existing customers.
Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has cut interest rates on two 2-year discount rate mortgages and launched a lifetime mortgage charging 2.19% up to 80% LTV.
Gross remortgage lending increased by 19% to £4.4bn in September, data from the LMS has revealed.
House price growth in Prime London has slowed to 0.5% in Q3 2014 compared to 3.1% in Q2, the Marsh & Parsons London Property Monitor has revealed.
Potential homebuyers can get spooked out by some decorating choices from sellers, Move with Us research has revealed.
Southern Pacific Mortgage has won a landmark legal case against a group running a sale-and-rent back scheme.
Mortgage Intelligence Holdings has launched an exclusive 3.79% 5-year fixed rate mortgage up to 85% LTV with Leeds Building Society.
Two members of the Monetary Policy Committee voted to raise the Bank of England base rate by 0.25%, the minutes from the latest MPC meeting have revealed.
The buy-to-let sector is celebrating 18 years since its inception today.
Nearly two-thirds of adults with children in the household do not have a will, a recent YouGov survey commissioned by law firm Thomas Eggar has revealed.
Home insurance premiums have fallen by nearly £20 over the last 12 months on average, the AA British Insurance Premium Index has revealed.
First-time buyers have a habit of hearing what they want to hear when it comes to affordability, senior technical manager of John Charcol Ray Boulger and market analayst Kate Faulkner have warned.
Parents with adult children living at home have to come up with an additional £1,200 per year, research from Scottish Widows think tank Centre for the Modern Family has revealed.
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.