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One third say now a ‘good time to buy' - BSA

Mortgage Solutions | 26 Mar 2015

After a marked rebound in sentiment since September, over one third of people think prospects for the property market are looking up.


Housing needs to be at the heart of government

The latest English Housing Survey for 2013/14 showed that despite the extreme difficulty many first-time buyers face getting their foot on the housing ladder, Britain remains a nation of proud property lovers.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Mar 2015
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IPO valuations, challenger banks and support for young buyers - The Mortgage Solutions Quiz

Here's our news quiz to test your knowledge of the week's mortgage news. Were you paying attention?

Mortgage Solutions | 13 Mar 2015

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BSA presses government to support young homebuyers

The Building Societies Association (BSA) has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer ahead of the Budget asking for urgent and concerted action on supporting young buyers with house purchases.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Mar 2015

Legal & General hosts new series of Mortgage Club events

Legal & General Mortgage Club has relaunched its events series inviting intermediaries and lenders to share industry knowledge and discuss how the market will change in 2015.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Feb 2015

Latest Basel paper could hike cost of mortgage lending

After implementation of the mortgage market review and various consultations on the Mortgage Credit Directive (for which we await the final rules), just before Christmas we received the latest tome from the Basel Committee in Switzerland.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Feb 2015

Building societies report lending slowdown in Q4

Building societies reported a slowdown in mortgage lending in the final quarter of 2014 as approvals dropped 7% and lending fell from £14.2bn to £13.8bn.

Mortgage Solutions | 16 Feb 2015

Star Letter Extra 06/02/2015

Each Friday, Mortgage Solutions takes a look back at the best reader comments on the website and letters to the editor.

Mortgage Solutions | 06 Feb 2015
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Challenges facing the mortgage market in 2015 - Marketwatch

We're over a month in and positivity is still raging on. House prices have started to recover from their stutter in the last half of 2014 with a 2% month-on-month rise in January recorded by Halifax.

Mortgage Solutions | 05 Feb 2015

Building society sector denies it is struggling under regulatory burden

Building societies have denied that regulation was a contributing factor to an alleged slowdown in business volumes in the last quarter of 2014, after a report suggested the sector had ‘struggled'.

Mortgage Solutions | 02 Feb 2015

Work needed on lending into retirement is a challenge - BSA

As the Pensioner Bonds go live with all the operational fandango around the deluge of applications (surely expected), you'd be hard pushed to find a better example of the modern face of retirement than her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Mortgage Solutions | 27 Jan 2015
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MCD: Mortgage lenders and brokers win fight over flexibility

Mortgage lenders and intermediaries have won the battle to have some flexibility in the process of implementing the rules of the EU Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD), the Treasury's final ruling has revealed.

Mortgage Solutions | 26 Jan 2015

MCD: Government clarifies definition of consumer buy-to-let regulation

Government rules out today introduced a legislative framework for consumer buy to let for the first time.

Mortgage Solutions | 26 Jan 2015

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Buy to Let Market Forum 2015

22 Apr 2015

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The British Mortgage Awards 2015

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