The Building Societies Association (BSA) says a long-term government strategy and multi-agency action is needed to solve the housing crisis.
Yorkshire Building Society has laid out plans to develop a mortgage underwriting apprenticeship programme which it hopes will provide a benchmark for employee development in other banks and building societies.
The UK’s largest banks will face new requirements set out by the Bank of England (BoE) to consider deteriorating global economic conditions as part of its stress test.
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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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Homeowners are still reluctant to remortgage their properties onto a new deal as lending volumes and transactions fell year-on-year in quarter four across the UK, statistics from the Council of Mortgage Lenders revealed.
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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The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has expanded its membership to include West Bromwich Building Society, private bank Hampden & Co and Stafford Railway Building Society.
Building societies reported poor performance levels in the last quarter of 2014 as business volumes took an unexpected tumble, in contrast to the majority of financial services firms which boasted growth.
Coventry Intermediaries has removed its upfront £199 booking fee from its residential mortgage range for a limited period.
Building Societies Association (BSA) chairman and Skipton CEO David Cutter today launched a mutuals manifesto in partnership with the Association of Financial Mutuals.
The cost of borrowing for customers with smaller deposits has reached a record high, findings from a report released by Genworth have revealed.
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