• Fall in number of people buying houses on their own

    The number of homes bought by ‘single’ purchasers has fallen by an average of 4% over the past five years, conveyancing service provider My Home Move has ...

  • BBA: mortgage lending still rising

    The British Bankers' Association (BBA) has revealed that gross mortgage borrowing in August totalled £12.4 billion. This figure was 1% higher than in Augu ...

  • Dragonfly unveils BTL deal with deferment option

    Dragonfly Property Finance has launched a two-year buy-to-let product at 6.99% p.a. Borrowers can choose to defer 2% of the interest payable, creating an ...

  • Full launch for New Street Mortgages

    New Street Mortgages products are now available to all mortgage distributors. The lender, which is part of The Northview Group, launched into the buy-to-l ...

  • Coventry for Intermediaries cuts BTL rates

    Coventry for Intermediaries has cut rates across its range of buy-to-let fixed rate mortgages. New deals include the following:   2.99% (reduced from 3.2 ...

  • LMS: strong outlook for remortgaging

    11% of homeowners who remortgaged to reduce their monthly repayments in August made monthly savings of over £500, according to latest data from LMS. The 1 ...

  • TFC appoints key account manager

    TFC Homeloans has hired Paul Ormonde as key account manager for the south of England. Ormonde (pictured) has worked for a number of estate agents, distrib ...

  • Updated lender/intermediary collaborative guide published

    An updated version of the industry guide for lenders and intermediaries on mortgage sales and servicing - Working Together - is being adopted by members o ...

  • Bridging back in business after referendum

    Gross annual bridging lending increased to £4.4bn in July following the Brexit vote, with a 3.3% rise in lending since June, according to the latest West ...

  • Bridging lender sentiment returns

    The Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) has revealed that sentiment amongst bridging lenders has "bounced back considerably" since the EU referendum ...

  • Appointments at United Trust Bank

    United Trust Bank has made two appointments in its specialised mortgages division. Robert Owen, currently responsible for the specialised mortgages divisi ...

  • Record results for Together

    Together has posted record pre-tax profits £90.3m for the year ending 30 June 2016, an increase of 20.8% on the previous year. The specialist lender's ann ...

  • New ASTL executive committee

    Members of the Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) have appointed a new executive committee.  In addition to Benson Hersch, the executive committee w ...

  • New high for SME lending

    Small business lending hit an all-time high over the past 12 months, according to the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) latest an ...

  • Funding 365 appoints sales director

    Bridging lender Funding 365 has added Paul Weitzkorn to its team as sales director. He joins from Goldman Sachs, where he was head of European mortgage sa ...

  • The buy-to-let Bank of Mum and Dad

    We’ve all seen the importance of that venerable ‘institution’, the Bank of Mum and Dad, grow over the past decade particularly for first-time buyers as ho ...

  • BBA: mortgage lending still rising

    The British Bankers' Association (BBA) has revealed that gross mortgage borrowing in August totalled £12.4 billion. This figure was 1% higher than in Augu ...

  • Dragonfly unveils BTL deal with deferment option

    Dragonfly Property Finance has launched a two-year buy-to-let product at 6.99% p.a. Borrowers can choose to defer 2% of the interest payable, creating an ...

  • Full launch for New Street Mortgages

    New Street Mortgages products are now available to all mortgage distributors. The lender, which is part of The Northview Group, launched into the buy-to-l ...

  • Coventry for Intermediaries cuts BTL rates

    Coventry for Intermediaries has cut rates across its range of buy-to-let fixed rate mortgages. New deals include the following:   2.99% (reduced from 3.2 ...

  • Berkeley Alexander unveils new BTL landlord deal

    General insurance provider Berkeley Alexander has launched a new buy-to-let landlord product. It also offers cover for unoccupied properties. Underwritten ...

  • Highest August lending since 2007

    The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has estimated that gross mortgage lending totalled £22.5 billion in August, 7% higher than July’s lending total of £ ...

  • The Dudley unveils expat mortgages

    The Dudley Building Society has launched expat mortgages for purchase, remortgage and buy-to-let with whole of term discount rates. The new mortgages are ...

  • Large growth in mortgage product numbers and availability

    The number of mortgage products available to UK mortgage advisers has risen by 86% over the past two years, according to new research from Mortgage Brain. ...

  • TRMC adds Uinsure as a preferred GI partner

    TRMC (The Right Mortgage Club) has chosen Uinsure as one of its preferred partners for general insurance. This replicates the proposition which is in plac ...

  • Updated lender/intermediary collaborative guide published

    An updated version of the industry guide for lenders and intermediaries on mortgage sales and servicing - Working Together - is being adopted by members o ...

  • OneFamily joins L&G later life panel

    Legal & General Mortgage Club has added OneFamily to its direct to lender Later Life Lending Panel. Launched earlier this year, Legal & General’s ...

  • SimplyBiz Mortgages partners with the Newbury

    SimplyBiz Mortgages (SBM) has added the Newbury Building Society to its panel of lenders.  The arrangement will allow SBM members direct access to Newbury ...

  • AToM unveils low rental coverage BTL

    All Types of Mortgages Ltd (AToM) has announced a new packager exclusive product with Foundation Home Loans (FHL). The five-year fixed rate product is pri ...

  • TMA expands direct lender panel

    TMA Mortgage Club, part of the LSL Property Services Group, is introducing seven new lenders to its direct lender panel. The additional seven lenders to t ...

  • L&G partners with the Skipton for GI distribution

    Legal & General and Skipton Building Society have agreed a five-year general insurance distribution deal. Skipton Building Society customers will be a ...

  • Keystone added to Paradigm panel

    Paradigm Mortgage Services has added Keystone Property Finance to its lender panel. The mortgage services proposition's member firms will now be able to o ...

  • Promise integrates technology with Shawbrook

    Promise Specialist Lending has completed XML integration with Shawbrook. This represents its seventh second charge lender integration and the master broke ...

  • Equiniti provides Axcess Financial Europe with Core Pancredit

    Equiniti has entered into an agreement to provide its Core Pancredit technology to Axcess Financial Europe (AFE), for its new online portal Square Today.  ...

  • Payday lender in £34m customer redress action

    Payday firm CFO Lending is to provide over £34 million of redress to more than 97,000 customers for unfair practices. The redress, which has been agreed w ...

  • No longer why but when and how

    Working with intermediaries on behalf of the UK’s largest second charge distributor over the past seven years has given me a unique perspective on how far ...

  • 10% growth in seconds market predicted

    Brokers expect the value of the second charge loans market to increase by 10% over the next two years, according to research from  V Loans. The master bro ...

  • TFC offers free legals through new members club

    TFC Homeloans is offering brokers up to £1m in free legals for remortgage clients over a six-month period. The offer is open to brokers signing up to TFC’ ...

  • Record results for Together

    Together has posted record pre-tax profits £90.3m for the year ending 30 June 2016, an increase of 20.8% on the previous year. The specialist lender's ann ...

  • Brits expect tightening of credit post-Brexit vote

    The cost of living is the biggest worry for UK consumers (60%) following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, according to research from special ...

  • Payday lender in £34m customer redress action

    Payday firm CFO Lending is to provide over £34 million of redress to more than 97,000 customers for unfair practices. The redress, which has been agreed w ...

  • 10% growth in seconds market predicted

    Brokers expect the value of the second charge loans market to increase by 10% over the next two years, according to research from  V Loans. The master bro ...

  • FCA signals Mortgage Market Study launch

    The Financial Services Authority (FCA) is to formally launch its Mortgage Market Study towards the end of 2016 which will focus specifically on the compet ...

  • TMA outlines regional roadshow offering

    TMA Mortgage Club is rolling out a series of regional roadshows with a number of mortgage lenders. The roadshows aim to give advisers the opportunity to d ...

  • PMS partners with TML

    PMS Mortgage Club has become the latest distributor to partner with The Mortgage Lender (TML). The lender, which launched its specialist range of products ...

  • Society of Mortgage Professionals outlines roadshow schedule

    The Society of Mortgage Professionals has confirmed the schedule for its second series of 2016 roadshows. They are as follows: Tuesday 4 October – Haydock ...

  • CA vows to continue leasehold reform campaign

    The Conveyancing Association (CA) has stated that it will continue with its campaign to reform and amend the Leasehold transaction process, despite recent ...

  • Regulation a “positive game changer” for seconds

    Fluent for Advisers, the second charge specialist distributor, has stated that all the available evidence following the introduction of the Mortgage Credi ...

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