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Brian Murphy is head of lending at Mortgage Advice Bureau The economic news continues to improve and this is certainly reflected in the mortgage and…

The year ahead

Brian Murphy is head of lending at Mortgage Advice Bureau The UK mortgage and housing markets turned a corner in 2013 with lending increasing significantly…

Brian Murphy is head of lending at Mortgage Advice Bureau   With the Royal Bank of Scotland reporting a deluge of calls from buyers-in-waiting when…

Brian Murphy is head of lending at Mortgage Advice Bureau    Among all the awards given out by the mortgage industry every year, if there…

Brian Murphy is head of lending at Mortgage Advice Bureau   Are the days of stamp duty – labelled Britain’s ‘most hated’ tax – finally…

Brian Murphy is head of lending at Mortgage Advice Bureau   What would you do if you had £3.3bn to spend? Even if you are…

Help… I need to buy

Brian Murphy is head of lending at Mortgage Advice Bureau   Anyone studying the headlines about the Help To Buy scheme in recent weeks can’t…

Brian Murphy is head of lending at Mortgage Advice Bureau   News of the extension to the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) earlier this month…

Understanding Help to Buy

Brian Murphy is head of lending at Mortgage Advice Bureau       The Government’s Budget announcement of the Help to Buy initiative was a welcome…

Is buy-to-let coming of age?

Brian Murphy, head of lending at Mortgage Advice Bureau     For some, flexibility is what gives renting its appeal; for others, it is a…