FEATURED NEWS

Barclays to launch products and cut rates

June 17, 2019

In the Premier Range there will be a 1.68% 2-year fixed mortgage at 85% LTV, available for residential purchases and remortgages.

Charity launches Rocktoberfest-London this week

June 17, 2019

Funds raised through Rocktoberfest, supports the charity’s aim to provide free, high quality, prosthetic limbs and mobility aids to children with limb disabilities in the developing world.


News

Moneyfacts launches updated version of Residential Mortgage Analyser

June 17, 2019

The online residential mortgage analysis system offers lenders insight into the residential mortgage market

OneFamily makes appointments to lifetime mortgage support team

June 17, 2019

Christine White and Lisa Green have joined as underwriters, and Karen Welch, Lucy Donaldson and Louise Fuller have joined as mortgage processors.

Octane Capital passes 500m lending milestone

June 17, 2019

The £500m of completions was primarily made up of loans to professional landlords, property investors and developers.

The Bank of Mum and Dad lends more to loved ones this year

June 17, 2019

Bank of Mum and Dad lenders will be more generous this year than ever before, as the average contribution increases to £24,100.

Blogs

Ash Kendall

The growing need for part development funding

Ash Kendall is an originator at Fiduciam.

Alice Watson

The future of equity release: access, education and innovation

Together, these three factors can continue to drive market growth and provide customers with what they want.


The Equity Release Club adds Newbury Building Society to its retirement lending panel

June 17, 2019

Members of the Equity Release Club, the distributor for equity release and later life advisers, will now be able to access the Newbury’s range of mortgage products for later life customers.

The Moving Hub partners with Acquaint CRM

June 17, 2019

The Moving Hub is a conveyancing platform designed to help introducers connect to one of the largest panel of vetted solicitors across England and Wales.

Glenhawk hires non-executive director

June 17, 2019

Effective immediately, Ong (pictured) joins existing non-executive director Harry Hill, formerly chairman of Rightmove and former chief executive of Countrywide, on the Glenhawk board.

buy-to-let News

Barclays to launch products and cut rates

June 17, 2019

In the Premier Range there will be a 1.68% 2-year fixed mortgage at 85% LTV, available for residential purchases and remortgages.

Octane Capital passes 500m lending milestone

June 17, 2019

The £500m of completions was primarily made up of loans to professional landlords, property investors and developers.

Neal Jannels

Beyond the 9-5

Integrating flexibility into operational processes has become vital for businesses of all shapes and sizes, and technology has played a huge role in this transition.

John Hardman

A how to guide for the development finance journey

John Hardman (pictured), head of sales at Bridging Finance Solutions (BFS), offers his insight into the development finance journey.

David Bennett

Learning from the digital broker

David Bennett, commercial director at eKeeper, discusses what can be learnt from a digital broker.

Jonathan Sealey

Getting a bridging case accepted first time

Really looking at a case at the outset may sound obvious, but every lender knows that it doesn’t always happen.


Over-50s accounted for 15% of rented households this year

June 17, 2019

Nearly a third of this group are pensioners.

Leek United 95% LTV product receive ‘Best Buy’ rating from Moneyfacts

June 14, 2019

This product was launched on Friday 31 May.

Thousands still live in buildings with unsafe cladding

June 14, 2019

On the second anniversary of the Grenfell tower fire that left 72 people dead, it’s been revealed that 328 buildings still have the ACM cladding and 221 of these haven’t yet seen removal works start.

Andrew Turner

The overwhelming case for using a buy-to-let mortgage broker

Andrew Turner (pictured), chief executive at Commercial Trust Limited, explains why a conversation with a specialist buy-to-let mortgage broker could make a difference to maintaining profit.

Mark Davies

Preparing for problems

Mark Davies from Link Mortgage Services discusses how to prepare for problems in a world of evolving technology.

Andrew Turner

Buy-to-let trends which could continue in the second half of 2019

Here is a selection of topics landlords need to stay on top of.