After a marked rebound in sentiment since September, over one third of people think prospects for the property market are looking up.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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'.
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 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.
Government rules out today introduced a legislative framework for consumer buy to let for the first time.
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