Michael Lloyd

Michael Lloyd was a reporter at Mortgage Introducer

Over three quarters of brokers in the specialist lending market are confident about the market over the next 12 months.

Rental demand has continued to rise as supply sees a modest decline.

It has launched the Health and Safety Executive, which will be overseen by The Building Safety Regulator.

Homeowners who live near watercourses are particularly at risk.

Nearly a third are in favour of a 3% stamp duty surcharge for non-UK property buyers.

Some 77% selected this as a challenge to the market, up from 38% in 2016.

New builds were more expensive in the North as well.

The limited company mortgages are for purchases and remortgages.

The number of residential property transactions rose by 6.2% month-on-month and 6.8% year-on-year.

They will both support the distributor’s mortgage helpdesk team.