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Clearing interest-only debt most often named reason for equity release

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Sep 2014

Clearing mortgage debt is the most common reason over 55s have for equity release, lifetime mortgage specialist Stonehaven has found.


Peer-to-peer lender completes first residential 'mortgage'

Peer-to-peer platform eMoneyUnion has completed the first ever first charge residential crowdfunding loan.

Mortgage Solutions | 08 Sep 2014
Martin Wheatley

The FCA review: one year on - Marketwatch

The Financial Conduct Authority published its first annual report last week reviewing its performance since it came into force on 1 April 2013, taking over from the Financial Services Authority.

Mortgage Solutions | 16 Jul 2014

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Family Building Society launches

The Family Building Society has launched with a range of mortgage products intended to allow families to financially support each other.

Mortgage Solutions | 14 Jul 2014
Three shrubs in a row each larger than the other

Will secured loans lose out to remortgaging when rates rise? Marketwatch

That a rate rise is on the way is a certainty. What effect this will have on borrowers' behaviour as they move to protect themselves from unpredictable and increasing payments is still an unknown.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Jul 2014

Melton Mowbray tightens interest-only policy to stem volumes

Melton Mowbray Building Society has tightened its interest-only mortgage policy due to the high volume of applications it has received for this repayment type.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Jul 2014

Brokers ready to lead drive on interest-only customers

Almost two-in-three mortgage brokers say they would be interested in leading a drive to contact interest-only mortgage customers.

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Jun 2014

Interest-only borrowers fall 13% in under a year

Roughly 130,000 customers have converted from interest-only to repayment loans in under a year, a 13% reduction in the number of interest-only borrowers from around 3.2m to 2.8m.

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Jun 2014

How much are landlords really making from buy-to-let? – Brian Hall

Having recently read about research commissioned by BM Solutions, I undertook my own analysis, using the data it provided, and I came to a very different conclusion.

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Jun 2014

Poll: Would brokers lead an interest-only charge?

Figures released earlier this week showed mortgage lenders have contacted the vast majority of customers with interest-only loans expiring by 2020.

Mortgage Solutions | 12 Jun 2014

GE scraps interest only after rules become 'too complex'

Specialist lender GE Money has withdrawn its interest-only mortgage range due to the additional underwriting considerations of the product type.

Mortgage Solutions | 03 Jun 2014

Lenders' fear of lending into retirement must be faced - ERC

Borrowers who need mortgages beyond retirement age will be the subject of upcoming talks between the Council of Mortgage Lenders and the Equity Release Council (ERC).

Mortgage Solutions | 16 May 2014

Industry-wide strategy causes interest-only to fall 12% - CML

The number of borrowers with an interest-only mortgage has fallen by 12% in a year following lenders' commitment to contact every borrower whose mortgage matured before 2020.

Mortgage Solutions | 07 May 2014

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