FEATURED NEWS

Young couples rate buying a property as more important than marriage

July 19, 2019

When asked to rank a series of traditional milestones on their required commitment, marriage came a lowly fourth for the age group.

Lendy’s administrators outline insolvencies in loan book

July 19, 2019

Some 35 of these 54 live loans have had either administrators appointed over the company or receivers have been appointed over the property.


News

Cambridge Building Society launches RIO mortgage

July 19, 2019

The Cambridge’s RIO product is offered at a 3.39% variable rate for the term of the mortgage, with a maximum loan-to-value (LTV) of 55%.

Knight Frank sees more film-related enquiries for short-term lettings

July 19, 2019

British film industry tax breaks and the weaker pound have produced a marked pick-up in activity in the luxury short-term lettings market.

Surge in tenant demand since Tenant Fees Act

July 19, 2019

The change in national tenant demand between May and June is usually muted, and was about 1% over the past four years, but this year the uplift is 7%.

Accord Buy To Let to launch remortgage products

July 19, 2019

These 2-year fixed rate remortgage deals have a rate of 2.29% at 60% LTV and 3.49% at 80% LTV.

Blogs

Bob Hunt

Upping demand for green mortgages

Introducing a mandatory energy rating level for all dwellings across the country would go a long way.

David Lownds

The potted history of interest-only

But what does the future hold?


TMA Club launches Customer Retention KIT

July 19, 2019

It is designed to support directly authorised intermediaries by helping them to simply and easily get back in contact with clients.

Alex Bodie joins Together

July 19, 2019

Bodie joins the specialist lender as corporate relationship director for the North West following roles with LBG, Lombard and CitiFinancial.

Roma team up with Positive Lending for conversion deal

July 19, 2019

The deal will see the creation of a number of new properties at a former maltings and warehouse.

buy-to-let News

Knight Frank sees more film-related enquiries for short-term lettings

July 19, 2019

British film industry tax breaks and the weaker pound have produced a marked pick-up in activity in the luxury short-term lettings market.

Surge in tenant demand since Tenant Fees Act

July 19, 2019

The change in national tenant demand between May and June is usually muted, and was about 1% over the past four years, but this year the uplift is 7%.

Rob Clifford

I’d welcome BoJo’s stamp duty cut

Taking away this stamp duty burden for large numbers of purchasers could therefore provide a much-needed fillip to the housing market.

Andy Reid

Default rate transparency

Andy Reid is sales director for intermediary and network at Oblix Capital.

Stewart Dunlop

A guide to mortgage debt collection

As soon as it looks like you’re going to be facing trouble, you want to act.

Paresh Raja

Landlords falling behind on latest legislative reforms

Paresh Raja is chief executive of Market Financial Solutions.


Accord Buy To Let to launch remortgage products

July 19, 2019

These 2-year fixed rate remortgage deals have a rate of 2.29% at 60% LTV and 3.49% at 80% LTV.

TMA Club launches Customer Retention KIT

July 19, 2019

It is designed to support directly authorised intermediaries by helping them to simply and easily get back in contact with clients.

Paragon cuts buy-to-let rates

July 18, 2019

Interest rate reductions range from 0.01% to 0.02%, while products are available at up to 80% loan-to-value (LTV).

Mark Davies

Money makes the world go round

Mark Davies is managing director of Link Mortgage Services.

Neal Jannels

Independence vs the backing of big parent companies

The question is not necessarily how they are backed but how quickly are they able to keep pace with shifts in the market and if their offering is restricted in any way, shape or form.

Mortgage Introducer

How to future-proof your business

We can be sure that both later life lending and digitisation will play key roles in the future of the market.