Michael Lloyd

It’s a decade since the Bank of England dropped its base rate to a historic low of 0.5% – but, with no change to the current 0.75% expected this Thursday, Clifford predicted the latest announcement to be another non-event.

Undercover reporters emailed and met landlords in response to ‘free’ adverts for rooms and were told to get the free room they’d have to perform sex acts.

The lifetime mortgage will enable homeowners in England and Wales over the age of 65 to release up to 58% of the value of their property.

Gerry Johnson, who was director of second charge master broker My Sort of Loan, leaves behind a wife and two sons.

There’s a workshop at Wetherby Racecourse, Wetherby on 12 March, AJ Bell Stadium, Manchester on 13, Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel, Leciester 14, Leigh Court, Bristol on 15, Milton Keynes Hilton on 19, Gatwick Crowne Plaza on 20 March and Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor on 22 March.

Buyer demand drops by a fifth

This is as buyers hold off on making any decisions, in light of the current political climate. Supply of housing fell by 14% in January, from 42 in December to 36 per member branch, the same figure as January 2018.

However profit before tax improved to £13.3m, compared to £13.1m for 2017. 

Accord cuts buy-to-let rates

Highlights in the new range include a 2-year fixed rate at 1.90% which is available for landlords buying a new property who require 75% LTV.

And a fifth (21%) of millennials said Brexit will stop them being able to buy their first home or get a mortgage in the next two years.

Building society customers value the skills and knowledge of staff and manual approach to underwriting in particular.