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4 top tips to tailor your approach to the new build market

November 1, 2018

What would you consider to be the most important aspect when dealing with buyers in the new build market? We’d argue it’s communication, communication, communication.…

Sellers lower asking prices

November 19, 2018

In real terms this means the price of property coming to month is £5,222 cheaper than last month.


News

Landbay named as one of the fastest growing tech companies in the UK

November 16, 2018

Specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender, Landbay has been named 20th in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, an index of the fastest growing technology companies in the country.

Signature Private Finance hires first sales director

November 16, 2018

Short-term property finance specialist Signature Private Finance has appointed Jon Preston as its first sales director.

The Nottingham unveils video mortgage advice service

November 16, 2018

The society’s branches have video systems connecting customers to a Nottingham adviser, who can search and compare products from more than 50 lenders.

Foundation Home Loans launches 3-year fixed rate buy-to-lets

November 16, 2018

Foundation Home Loans has launched 3-year fixed rates within its buy-to-let range with rates starting at 3.19% with an arrangement fee of 1%.

Blogs

Mortgage Introducer

2018 was the year of the RIO

RIO has provided a further string to the bow for advisers and a further opportunity for borrowers.

Bob Hunt

We should be confident despite the uncertainties

I’m very confident about the role of the mortgage adviser and their ability to thrive in any future economy.


Furness for Intermediaries launches 2-year mortgages

November 16, 2018

Furness for Intermediaries has launched two 2-year discounted mortgages to its product range, available for house purchases, mainstream residential cases and remortgages across England, Scotland and Wales.

OMS integrates with Kensington Mortgages

November 16, 2018

One Mortgage System (OMS), the single-input enquiry to completion processing platform for brokers, has adopted a full system integration with Kensington Mortgages.

Scotland house prices see gradual pick up

November 16, 2018

The Scottish market is beginning to gradually pick up again, with annual house price growth rising from 3.5% in August to 5.1% in September and on the month, The Your Move House Price Index for Scotland has found.

buy-to-let News

Landbay named as one of the fastest growing tech companies in the UK

November 16, 2018

Specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender, Landbay has been named 20th in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, an index of the fastest growing technology companies in the country.

Foundation Home Loans launches 3-year fixed rate buy-to-lets

November 16, 2018

Foundation Home Loans has launched 3-year fixed rates within its buy-to-let range with rates starting at 3.19% with an arrangement fee of 1%.

Mortgage Introducer

Black Friday and contents cover

The advent of Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a great opportunity for intermediaries.

Paul Hunt

Rooney and specialist mortgages

Once something like this happens there is no going back.

Ryan Bembridge

Equity release has improved but has a long way to go

The market has come a long way, but there are challenges for it to overcome to continue growing.

Mortgage Introducer

Stuart Wilson of more 2 life: Market could introduce a ‘LIO’ mortgage

A 'Lifetime Interest-Only' mortgage could give consumers the benefit of a rollup lifetime mortgage but with an interest served portion on top to reach higher LTVs.


Secure Trust Bank enters into Right to Buy

November 16, 2018

Secure Trust Bank Mortgages has launched a range of mortgages for tenants using the Right to Buy scheme to purchase their existing home.

Barclays to launch and cut residential and buy-to-let products

November 15, 2018

Tomorrow Barclays will launch products and reduce rates across its residential, buy-to-let and reward ranges.

Mortgage Industry launches charity single for homelessness

November 15, 2018

A group of mortgage industry lenders and brokers have come together to write and record a charity single in time for Christmas to highlight increasing homelessness in the UK, raising money for Mortgage Sleep Out.

Mortgage Introducer

People have given advisers vote of confidence

How odd of the regulator to suggest there is a borrower cohort that does not need advice.

Paul Hunt

Ready for Christmas?

Ignoring the specialist sector can no longer be seen as a viable option.