• Accord cuts buy-to-let fixed rates

    Accord Mortgages has cut buy-to-let rates, with up to a 0.30 percentage point reduction on its whole five-year fixed rate mortgage range. The intermediary ...

  • London FTBs claim “mortgage terror”

    According to research by YouGov and digital mortgage broker Habito, Londoners are the most confused and stressed about mortgages in the UK. 65% of first t ...

  • Metro Bank reduces five-year rates

    Metro Bank has cut rates on its five-year fixed rate residential mortgages. The new prices are as follows: Five-year fixed rate up to 65% LTV, rates avail ...

  • Aldermore tweaks limited edition BTL range

    Aldermore has made two limited edition changes to its standard buy-to-let product range. The new rates are available for loans from £25,000 up to £1m, on ...

  • AMI: mortgage prisoners still an issue

    The Association of Mortgage Intermediaries (AMI) has revealed that 86% of brokers believe there is still a mortgage prisoner issue. Of those, a quarter fe ...

  • New lender secures FCA approval

    Mortgages4Life has received full regulatory approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The Peterborough-based company is looking to offer a rang ...

  • Pepper appoints regional development manager

    Mark Shelper has joined Pepper Homeloans as regional development manager for the South West and South Wales. Shelper (pictured) joins the specialist lende ...

  • The Mortgage Partnership launches with Kensington

    The Mortgage Partnership has announced the appointment of Kensington onto its lending panel. The packager will offer all of Kensington’s core range of res ...

  • Dragonfly provides £18.5m bridge

    Dragonfly Property Finance has provided an £18.5m acquisition bridge for the purchase of 50 units of a recently completed development in the South East. T ...

  • Aldermore to stop bridging lending

    Aldermore has announced that it is withdrawing from the bridging loan market. In a message to intermediaries on its website, the challenger bank said that ...

  • Kuflink Bridging expands head office team

    Specialist short-term lender Kuflink Bridging has appointed Danielle Comrie as senior case manager in the company’s head office in Gravesend. She began he ...

  • Commercial brokers remain firm on Brexit

    92% of brokers working in the fields of asset, bridging and development finance would vote the same way on Brexit, according to a survey carried out by Un ...

  • Q2 rise in bridging loan applications

    The value of applications for bridging loans increased in the quarter ended 30 June 2016 by 61.5% quarter-on-quarter.  The quarterly data survey was compl ...

  • West One Loans’ co-founder quits

    Duncan Kreeger of West One Loans is leaving the business that he co-founded. Kreeger (pictured) said it had always been his intention to step away from th ...

  • Development finance hires for Fortwell Capital

    Fortwell Capital has made two key appointments to its development finance operation. Arthur Jennings has been appointed to the newly-created position of h ...

  • Cooling in bridging finance demand

    There was a fall in demand for bridging loans during the second quarter of 2016 amid Brexit uncertainty, according to the latest Bridging Trends survey, c ...

  • Accord cuts buy-to-let fixed rates

    Accord Mortgages has cut buy-to-let rates, with up to a 0.30 percentage point reduction on its whole five-year fixed rate mortgage range. The intermediary ...

  • Aldermore tweaks limited edition BTL range

    Aldermore has made two limited edition changes to its standard buy-to-let product range. The new rates are available for loans from £25,000 up to £1m, on ...

  • The Mortgage Partnership launches with Kensington

    The Mortgage Partnership has announced the appointment of Kensington onto its lending panel. The packager will offer all of Kensington’s core range of res ...

  • HMO exclusive for 3mc

    3mc has launched an exclusive buy-to-let mortgage deal funded by Precise Mortgages. The product targets houses in multiple occupation (HMOs), including li ...

  • Aldermore to stop bridging lending

    Aldermore has announced that it is withdrawing from the bridging loan market. In a message to intermediaries on its website, the challenger bank said that ...

  • Tenants regret their hastiness

    27% of renters feel they were rushed into entering their tenancy agreement, according to research conducted on behalf of Ocean Finance. The research indic ...

  • Nationwide reports 26% rise in gross mortgage lending

    The Nationwide Building Society has posted its results for the quarter from 5 April 2016 to 30 June 2016. It has reported a statutory profit of £401 milli ...

  • Accord unveils ERC-free buy-to-let trackers

    Accord Buy To Let has launched a range of new tracker mortgages with no early repayment changes (ERCs). As with all Accord’s buy-to-let mortgages, at the ...

  • The Mortgage Partnership launches with Kensington

    The Mortgage Partnership has announced the appointment of Kensington onto its lending panel. The packager will offer all of Kensington’s core range of res ...

  • HMO exclusive for 3mc

    3mc has launched an exclusive buy-to-let mortgage deal funded by Precise Mortgages. The product targets houses in multiple occupation (HMOs), including li ...

  • SimplyBiz Mortgages expands equity release panel

    SimplyBiz Mortgages has announced the addition of OneFamily to its equity release panel. OneFamily’s range of products offer clients new choices which inc ...

  • Panel growth for Openwork

    Tesco Bank has joined the lender panel at Openwork. The move will provide Openwork advisers with access to the lender’s fixed rate and tracker mortgages. ...

  • SimplyBiz Mortgages expands lender panel

    SimplyBiz Mortgages has announced the addition of Bluestone Mortgages to its panel as the lender extends its pilot scheme in the intermediary market. Simp ...

  • Complete Mortgages joins HSBC broker panel

    Guildford mortgage broker Complete Mortgages has secured access to HSBC’s broker panel. The move provides Complete Mortgages with access to HSBC’s residen ...

  • Stonebridge Group offers client e-magazine

    Stonebridge Group is launching a new e-magazine to help its advisers to communicate more effectively with their clients. The e-magazine is available throu ...

  • Complete FS responds to distribution appointment

    A director at Complete FS, the South Coast based specialist lending packager, has expressed his delight at being appointed as one of only three packager d ...

  • Step One Finance expands lending team

    Step One Finance has announced that Steve Khan has joined the business as head of commercial development. Khan has over 30 years’ experience in the financ ...

  • Signature Private Finance hires lending manager

    Signature Private Finance has appointed Trevor Melly to the role of lending manager. Melly was previously a mortgage underwriter with Bank of Ireland and ...

  • New board assembled at Fluent Money

    Second charge distributorFluent Money has completed the makeup of its new board and says is now ready to develop its strategy to grow into other lending s ...

  • Enterprise adds milestone case-tracking to Apex

    Enterprise Finance has upgraded its recently-launched Apex broker portal, with the addition of 'milestone' case tracking. Apex has been live since January ...

  • Local events “more popular” than national Expos

    Complete FS has claimed that smaller regional expos are more popular among brokers than larger national events. The south coast based packager, which has ...

  • 40% fall in second charge repossessions

    The number of second-charge mortgage repossessions in the second quarter of 2016 was 40, down 40.3% on the same quarter in 2015, the Finance & Leasing ...

  • CCJs at highest level for a decade

    Second charge mortgage lender Equifinance says the continuing rise in the number of county court judgments (CCJs) demonstrates that consumers still need h ...

  • 18% say they have a ‘debt problem’

    Latest figures released by Debt Advisory Centre suggest that nine million UK adults think that they have a debt problem.  Of those, nearly three quarters ...

  • New lender secures FCA approval

    Mortgages4Life has received full regulatory approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The Peterborough-based company is looking to offer a rang ...

  • FCA outlines new rules over GI renewals

    The Financial Conduct Authority has published a policy statement - PS16/21: Increasing transparency and engagement at renewal in general insurance markets ...

  • Commercial broker gains FCA authorisation

    Commercial finance broker Pegasus Funding Resources has been granted authorisation to carry out credit broking, debt adjustment and counselling by the Fin ...

  • Promise sees significant rise in conversion rates

    Promise Solutions has reported a large improvement in its second charge conversion rates since the introduction of the Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD). Th ...

  • FCA seeks PPI complaint deadline

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) believes the package of proposals on payment protection insurance (PPI) complaints laid out in its November 2015 con ...

  • Report outlines regulatory failures around HBOS

    The Treasury Committee has said that the idea of a new enforcement body has merit and should be studied further. This comes as it publishes its ‘Review of ...

  • FCA outlines authorisation commitments

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued commitments to firms during the authorisation process. Between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2016, the FCA re ...

  • Brokers being hit by delays post-MCD

    Bridging lender MTF’s latest Broker Sentiment Survey has revealed that delays to mortgage applications have caused brokers the most difficulty following t ...

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