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First-time buyer sales climb 11% despite wider market slowdown

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Oct 2014

The number of first-time buyer UK house completions increased year-on-year in September, defying trends of a slowdown in the market.


Broker and lender confidence drops in H2 - IMLA

Research from the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) revealed both lenders and brokers were feeling less confident about improvements in the market than at the start of the year.

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Oct 2014

House of Lords attacks lenders' age discriminating criteria

Mortgage lenders have come under attack by the House of Lords for discriminating against older borrowers by placing age restrictions on their homeloans.

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Oct 2014

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FCA boss to offer mortgage adviser masterclass at TMPE 2014

FCA policy boss Lynda Blackwell is set to hit the road to Birmingham, Manchester and Newcastle with Mortgage Solutions' Mortgage and Protection Event.

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Oct 2014
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HSBC's move signals cost of branch advice still rising

If you wanted a finer example of the impact that regulation has had on the mortgage market - in particular the MMR - then you will find no better one than HSBC's recently announced decision to begin lending through mortgage advisers.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Oct 2014

Opportunities in the Buy to Let Market - Nationwide

As the housing market continues its upward trajectory, the buy-to-let market is quietly outperforming the residential market in terms of year on year growth during 2014.

Mortgage Solutions | 13 Oct 2014 key

Regulation changes create buy-to-let opportunity – Nationwide

The impact of the Mortgage Market Review and other restrictions on residential lending have proved a boon to buy-to-let lenders, Nationwide’s Gary Salter has said.

Mortgage Solutions | 08 Oct 2014

Annual house price inflation may have peaked at 10% - Nationwide

Quarterly house price growth continued to slow in September, dampened in part by the prospect of an imminent rate rise, said Nationwide.

Mortgage Solutions | 08 Oct 2014

Fixed rates continue to dominate mortgage market - FCA

Some 88% of mortgages were taken out on a fixed rate basis in the first quarter of the year, statistics from the Financial Conduct Authority have shown.

Mortgage Solutions | 07 Oct 2014
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Mortgage availability falls ‘significantly’ in Q3 - BoE

The availability of mortgage finance ‘fell significantly’ over the summer, according to the Bank of England’s latest credit conditions survey.

Mortgage Solutions | 07 Oct 2014

Start preparing your business for the EU directive - TMA

With the EU mortgage credit directive now on the horizon, TMA marketing manager Lauren Bagley looks at the compliance options available for directly authorised brokers.

Mortgage Solutions | 06 Oct 2014

Lenders are too risk averse post-MMR

Seven out of 10 mortgage brokers (72%) believe the impact of the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) has made lenders too risk averse, a market survey has found.

Mortgage Solutions | 02 Oct 2014

Lenders' safety first approach to affordability could ease - IMLA

While the polling in Scotland has captured the public’s attention, IMLA has been paying special attention to a poll of its own.

Mortgage Solutions | 30 Sep 2014

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