Sarah Davidson

The new products are available up to 75% LTV, with 2-year fixed rates at 5.69% and 3-year fixed rates at 6.19%. The arrangement fee on…

The coalition government set out in its joint agreement earlier this week its intention to scrap Home Information Packs, while retaining Energy Performance Certificates. While…

The annual house price increase was 12.9% higher than a year ago, according to the research-based consultancy, which is a “significant recovery”. Peter Williams, chairman…

The survey – a monthly snapshot of company views on the outlook for the economy – shows that optimism amongst UK businesses fell from the…

Rents rise again

Rents have risen for the third successive month and are now just £25 per month lower than their peak in August 2008. Yields on buy-to-let…

Town & Country, which launched in February this year, has launched an online estate agency franchise called zebrahomes.co.uk, designed to appeal specifically to intermediaries looking…

The buy-to-let market is likely to be hard hit by the change because when a property is sold, any gain is taxable in that tax…

Analysis by moneysupermarket.com shows the number of mortgages available at 85% LTV is at its highest since October 2008 and the number of mortgages available…

Email fraudsters are using HMRC as a cover for fraudulent “phishing” scams, offering vulnerable business owners so-called tax rebates. “Phishers”, so-called because they fish information…

A spokesman for Aldermore said the lender was not dependent on the wholesale money markets, and funded its business through retail deposits. It has “significant…