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Combined regulation damaging financial services - BSA

Mortgage Solutions | 15 Dec 2014

A cumulative effect of UK and EU regulation on financial services firms, risks damaging innovation, diversity and competition the Building Societies Association (BSA) has warned.

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Are Stamp Duty changes a landlord's dream? - Broadhead

As usual I was glued to the TV as George Osborne delivered his Autumn Statement, but with little expectation of anything mind-blowing from a mortgage/housing perspective.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Dec 2014
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Stamp Duty reform - the industry view

George Osborne has done away with the slab structure of Stamp Duty Land Tax after years of industry lobbying and will replace it with a structure akin to income tax.

Mortgage Solutions | 03 Dec 2014

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UK Stamp Duty structure could be reviewed in Autumn statement - Berenberg

An economist speculated the slab nature of UK Stamp Duty Land Tax could be targeted for reform in this week's Autumn Statement, after the Scottish Government created a graduated property tax earlier this year.

Mortgage Solutions | 01 Dec 2014
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The top 10 most-read on Solutions last week

Each Friday, Mortgage Solutions rounds up the most popular articles on the website over the past week. The last five days were ruled by Mortgage Solutions' lending exclusives, lending into retirement and equity release.

Mortgage Solutions | 28 Nov 2014
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BSA lunch: the speech in full

Building Societies Association (BSA) chairman and Skipton CEO David Cutter today launched a mutuals manifesto in partnership with the Association of Financial Mutuals.

Mortgage Solutions | 13 Nov 2014
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BSA launches manifesto to give mutuals level playing field

The Building Societies Association (BSA) and the Association of Financial Mutuals (AFM) have today launched a manifesto aimed at ensuring consumers get a fair deal from financial services.

Mortgage Solutions | 13 Nov 2014
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What next for housing? Marketwatch

Labour's pre-election campaign has ranked help for the housing market high on its agenda.

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Oct 2014
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The conference season round-up

The gruelling round of party conferences is over and I am mainlining vitamins to stave off that famous ailment - conference flu.

Mortgage Solutions | 14 Oct 2014
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BSA urges Bank to take 'great care' over use of LTV caps

The Building Societies Association (BSA) wants the Bank of England to take ‘great care' before wading into the mortgage market with more tools to pare back lending risk.

Mortgage Solutions | 03 Oct 2014
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Rate rise to throw quarter into financial difficulties

Over a quarter of people with a mortgage say they will be in financial trouble when interest rates rise, according to research.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Sep 2014
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Britons want more homes but Not In My Back Yard

Just under half of Britons who were asked about their feelings towards the building of large scale housing programmes said they would oppose plans in their immediate neighbourhood.

Mortgage Solutions | 15 Sep 2014
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Accord introduces large-loan income multiple cap

Accord becomes the latest large lender to cap large loans following June's Financial Stability Report in which Mark Carney announced a cap on high loan to income lending (LTI).

Mortgage Solutions | 01 Sep 2014

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