Sarah Davidson

Rents fall in October

Rents in the South East dropped by 2.5%, followed by the South West (2.1%) and London (1.1%). They rose in four regions, the East of…

London defies expectations

Today’s Hometrack UK House Price Index put London growth at 12.0% in the year to October and 4.1% in the three months before. And earlier…

The society lent £14.9bn, up from £13.1bn in the corresponding period last year. In the process Nationwide upped its profit by 34% in to £802m,…

Housing starts recover in Q3

On a seasonally-adjusted basis the department for communities and local government reported a total of 34,250 housing starts in the third quarter, an increase of…

Tim Wheeldon, joint managing director at Fluent Money, said brokers advising clients at remortgage are still clinging onto false preconceptions that second charges are always…

Foreign buyers in London fall

This was down quarter-on-quarter and is also down from 25% of all sales during the third quarter of 2014 Domestic buyers meanwhile have risen to…

Peter Rogerson, Virgin Money’s commercial director for mortgages, said the lender’s “strong relationships” with intermediaries were a key component of its mortgage proposition and confirmed…

House price annual inflation was 6.4% in England, 1.1% in Wales, 1.1% in Scotland and 10.2% in Northern Ireland. The rises in England were driven…

In a discussion paper published today the FCA outlined plans to introduce guidance on how information should be disclosed in relation to peer-to-peer agreements included…

Anderson said: “The decision to leave Fincorp was a difficult one after 12 great years. I will remain a close friend with Fincorp’s founder Ronnie…