• TMA introduces GDPR Knowledge Base

    TMA Club has unveiled a new resource for advisers that useful guides, FAQs and infographics on the topic of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The ...

  • Double digit lending growth for Hinckley & Rugby

    The Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has reported double digit growth in both its mortgage lending and its savings balances in 2017. In its annual re ...

  • New intermediary range from Bank of Ireland UK

    Bank of Ireland UK has made changes across its residential, First Start and buy-to-let ranges with the launch of new products. Residential rates have redu ...

  • Five new remortgage deals from Accord

    Accord Mortgages has introduced five remortgage options for borrowers with a 25%, 20% or 10% deposit. The new remortgage range from the intermediary only ...

  • Criteria Hub adds Landbay to system

    Criteria Hub has expanded its lender base with Landbay becoming the latest lender whose full criteria is on the Criteria Hub system. Criteria Hub has repo ...

  • LMS: borrowers highly motivated to remortgage

    LMS has revealed that the number of remortgages has risen 41% year-on-year from 28,400 in December 2016 to 39,943 in December 2017. Following the increase ...

  • New deals and rate cuts from Barclays

    Barclays is making changes to both the residential and buy-to-let product ranges with new products launching and rates reduced. New products: 2 year fixed ...

  • Q4 rise in arrangement fee-free BTL product availability

    The last three months of 2017 saw lenders absorbing more costs to keep their rates competitive, according the latest results of the Buy to Let Mortgage Co ...

  • A third of property professionals set to expand portfolios

    33% of investors are planning to increase their property portfolios, while 50% plan no changes in 2018, according to a poll from bridging finance lender m ...

  • Masthaven unveils ‘Bridging Plus’ larger loan proposition

    Masthaven has launched Bridging Plus - new larger loans bridging products for loans over £750,000. Rates have been reduced for prime Bridging Plus product ...

  • Hope Capital expands to drive growth plans

    Hope Capital has appointed a new member of staff and a consultant to help accelerate its growth plans. The short-term lender grew by almost 50% in 2017 an ...

  • UTB balance sheet exceeds £1bn

    United Trust Bank has reported that its balance sheet has exceeded £1 billion. During 2017 it increased lending volumes, took on further office space at i ...

  • Colin Sanders launches new lender

    A new bridging lender, providing additional new funding to the non-regulated real estate bridging sector, has been launched today by industry veteran Coli ...

  • New BDM at Octane Capital

    Octane Capital has recruited Josh Knight as a business development manager (BDM). Knight (pictured) joins from Mariana UFP, where he led the tax-efficient ...

  • United Trust Bank reduces minimum bridging loan size

    United Trust Bank (UTB) is now offering bridging loans from £75,000, on both regulated and non-regulated lending on a first or second charge basis. The le ...

  • Short-term lender funds boutique B&B

    Signature Private Finance is supporting a multi-million-pound restoration of Lanelay Hall in Pontyclun. The Victorian mansion was acquired in November 201 ...

  • New chair of the FSCS appointed

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have announced the appointment of Marshall Bailey as chair of the Fina ...

  • IMLA: buy-to-let under pressure

    The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) has reported that net investment in buy-to-let property has fallen by 80% from £25 billion in 2015 to ...

  • FCA consults on widening FOS access

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation on plans to give more small businesses access to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). ...

  • Regulation seen as main barrier to equity release growth

    More 2 Life has reported that while advisers have a positive outlook on the future of the equity release market, 43% believe that regulation will be the m ...

  • Accord: landlords resilient in face of regulation

    57% of Accord Mortgages' buy-to-let applications received in 2017 were from those affected by new regulation. The largest influx of applications Accord sa ...

  • SimplyBiz Group unveils GDPR hub

    SimplyBiz Group has launched an online resource designed to help advisers meet the requirements of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) policy. The E ...

  • Regulator launches wholesale insurance brokers market study

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a market study to assess how competition is working in the wholesale insurance broker sector. The City ...

  • Brokers at risk of GDPR non-compliance

    Mortgage Brain has warned that the majority of mortgage advisers in the UK could be at risk of failing to meet the new rules and data regulations set out ...