Category: Residential Mortgages

A Brexit would favour expatriate mortgagors because more lenders would stay in the market, Offshoreonline has predicted.

Paragon wants the Chancellor to launch a root and branch review into UK housing in Wednesday’s Budget.

People should be able to dip into their pension pots to pay for advice before retiring, the Financial Advice Market Review has recommended to the Financial Conduct Authority.

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The Council of Mortgage Lenders has appointed TSB’s Carol Anderson as its chair for Scotland.

Santander has increased its Help to Buy ISA rate from between 1.5% and 2% to 4%.

Construction activity fell by 0.2% in January although private building work saw a slight increase, the Office for National Statistics has revealed.

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Together has upsized its Charles Street securitisation by £325m to bring its total facility to £1bn.

Metro Bank has started its flotation on the London Stock Exchange with a £1.6bn valuation.

Aldermore Bank will host a specialist lending seminar at Mortgage Business Expo Leeds on 20 April.

Sesame has launched two exclusive mortgages via Virgin Money – a 2-year fix at 2.64% and a 5-year fix at 2.24% both to 60% loan-to-value.