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Leeds and Halifax launch five-year fixed rate deals

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Sep 2014

Leeds Building Society and Halifax have launched five-year fixed rate mortgages for buy-to-let, home mover and first-time buyer borrowers.


What's in store for quarter four? Marketwatch

As we approach the final quarter of 2014 the country is faced with much economic uncertainty.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Sep 2014

Replicating the MMR model in buy-to-let

The news from the Treasury that there is a strong possibility that accidental landlords will fall under MMR-style regulation in 2016 should not be shock based on the FCA’s ethos that consumer behaviour should drive product design.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Sep 2014

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Coventry refreshes buy-to-let offering

Coventry intermediaries has launched a number of new buy-to-let products, with rates starting at 2.99%.

Mortgage Solutions | 16 Sep 2014

Leeds raises buy-to-let proc fees to boost growth

Leeds Building Society has increased its buy-to-let and holiday-let procuration fees from up to 0.37% to a maximum of 0.5%.

Mortgage Solutions | 15 Sep 2014

Star Letter Extra 12/09/14

Each Friday, Mortgage Solutions takes a look back at the most opinionated or thoughtful reader comments on the website or letters to the editor.

Mortgage Solutions | 12 Sep 2014

A look back at this week's most read stories

Each Friday, Mortgage Solutions rounds up the most popular articles on the website over the past week.

Mortgage Solutions | 12 Sep 2014
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Buy-to-let gone bad: five hallmarks of a bad landlord

More than half of tenants have had a problem with their landlord or letting agent in the last five years. Here are the most common ways that buy-to-let goes bad.

Mortgage Solutions | 10 Sep 2014

CML reveals voluntary code of practice for buy-to-let

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has revealed a statement of practice aimed at buy-to-let lending which will remain outside regulation following the implementation of the EU Credit Directive.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Sep 2014

Mortgage lending up 9% in MMR quarter

Gross lending in Q2 increased by 9% against the previous three months to £51.5bn - the highest amount advanced in a second quarter since 2008.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Sep 2014

Brokers optimistic base rate will drive up remortgage enquiries

Brokers are optimistic that speculation about a rise in the Bank of England base rate will create a surge in more remortgage enquiries from customers, survey results have shown.

Mortgage Solutions | 08 Sep 2014

Regulating buy-to-let: The industry response

The Treasury's U-turn on the regulation of buy-to-let mortgages will see ‘accidental landlords' swept into the same regime as residential property owners.

Mortgage Solutions | 05 Sep 2014
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Shock buy-to-let regulation decision disappoints CML and BSA

The Treasury's decision to regulate buy-to-let mortgages as part of the implementation of the EU Mortgage Credit Directive is ‘frustrating', said Paul Smee, director-general of the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

Mortgage Solutions | 05 Sep 2014

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