Jake Carter

Jake Carter is News Editor of Mortgage Introducer, Bridging Introducer and Specialist Finance Introducer
carbon neutral

Looking ahead, Gatehouse plans to lock in the reduction of carbon emissions related to business travel seen during the pandemic.

stamp duty

Stamp duty receipts for September were £1.3bn, taking the total receipts for the year so far to £8.9bn.

cut rates

Franco Di Pietro, head of intermediary mortgages at Newcastle Intermediaries, said: “We’re always listening to broker feedback and looking for ways to improve our product and proposition offer.”

Leeds Building Society

Leeds Building Society has joined recent additions Hinckley and Rugby for Intermediaries, Halifax, Accord Mortgages, and TSB.

hmrc

John Phillips, national operations direction at Just Mortgages, said: “As the UK housing market steadily edges closer to normality, property transactions are returning to familiar levels.”

diversity

AMI has launched its second Viewpoint report, which looked at diversity, inclusion and equity in the mortgage industry.

The deal includes a free valuation and no application fee, and has a maximum loan amount of £1m up to 75% loan-to-value (LTV).

bridging

Automated valuation models (AVMs) are now available up to 60% LTV and with no fee and rates are available from 0.49% per month.

By opening preferential access to EG Radius, part of the EG product suite, users can utilise an online resource which supports valuations.

The think tank urged the government to give consideration to the impact of regional variability in house prices and stock when installing heat pumps to hit decarbonisation targets.