Newcastle Intermediaries has introduced a range of 95% loan to value (LTV) products with free legal fees designed for first time buyers. As the Budget saw stamp duty for purchases under £300,000 abolished for new buyers, the lender has launched ...

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UK Finance has stated that strength in remortgage activity amongst homeowners, alongside stronger first-time buyer numbers, are likely to have been the drivers of mortgage lending in October, as its estimate showed £23.1 billion borrowed, 14% hi ...

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Finance broker Smart Money has added West One Loans to its second charge lending panel. Its introducer partners will now have access West One’s range of second charge mortgage solutions. Having piloted second charge mortgages earlier in the year ...

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Barclays Mortgages has launched new residential and rewards mortgage products, including a range of 95% LTVs for first time buyers purchasing in the New Year. New deals include the following: Purchase only 3.64% two-year fixed, 95% LTV, £999 fee ...

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Foundation Home Loans has joined SimplyBiz Mortgages’ lender panel. SimplyBiz Mortgages members will have direct access to Foundation’s residential and buy-to-let ranges. For buy-to-let, members will have criteria opportunities for a range of la ...

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Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has made seven new appointments as part of its growth plan to support more businesses throughout South West England and Wales. David Jones and Simon Stanton-Hobbs join the team as part of BFS’s regional expansion, ...

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3mc is now offering an exclusive two-year fixed rate buy-to-let mortgage deal funded by Precise Mortgages. It is suitable for purchasing or remortgaging multi-tenanted units, houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) up to eight beds and limited comp ...

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Specialist lender Together has reduced interest rates across its personal finance products, including right-to-buy and shared ownership mortgages. It has launched its lowest ever variable rate of 4.85% for council and housing association tenants ...

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UK Finance has reported that, in the third quarter of 2017 in London, home buyers borrowed £6.74 billion for house purchase, up 10% quarter-on-quarter and 13% year-on-year.  They took out 19,600 loans, up 9% compared to the previous quarter and ...

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Paragon Banking Group has reported underlying profits of £145 million for the year ended 30 September 2017. Its total lending grew by 29% to £1.9 billion and included a 21% increase in buy-to-let mortgage lending, with buy-to-let completions rea ...

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