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Labour's Help to Build pledges money for small builders

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Jul 2014

The Labour Party has unveiled proposals to help smaller house builders get access to finance to tackle the housing shortage crisis.


CML revises 2014 lending prediction upwards

The Council of Mortgage Lenders has revised its mortgage lending predictions upwards for the year following a strong start to 2014.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Jul 2014
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Expat mortgage sector lures lenders seeking larger returns

Wealthy expat mortgage customers are catching the eye of building societies chasing high profit margins in an underserved corner of the market since the financial crisis.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Jul 2014

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FCA issues warning against London mortgage broker

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a warning over the conduct of a London-based broker firm.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Jul 2014

Mortgage approval figures rebound in June

The number of mortgage approvals grew during June, Bank of England data has shown.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Jul 2014

Coventry Intermediaries updates buy-to-let range

Coventry Intermediaries has relaunched its buy-to-let range including two and five year fixed rates and flex for term options.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Jul 2014
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Homeowners feel force of tougher mortgage rules

Homeowners are starting to feel the effects of tougher lending rules put in place to protect borrowers from taking on large debts which may become unaffordable in the future.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Jul 2014

Quarter of working young people forced to live with parents

More than a quarter of working 20- to 34-year-olds still live with their parents, with many unable to afford to buy or rent a place of their own.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Jul 2014
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Carney slams Lloyds scammers for potential criminality after cheating taxpayers

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said the Lloyds staff involved in the fee scam to defraud taxpayers revealed yesterday could be guilty of ‘criminal conduct'.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Jul 2014

One Savings Bank directors bag £34m from share awards scheme

Twelve directors of One Savings Bank were handed £34m by the lender's June float thanks to a lucrative private equity award scheme.

Mortgage Solutions | 28 Jul 2014

CHL's Bob Young quits job sparking new lender rumours

Bob Young, managing director of Capital Home Loans (CHL), has announced his resignation from the firm along with four other members of the management team.

Mortgage Solutions | 28 Jul 2014

Regulators hit Lloyds group with £218m fine

Lloyds Banking Group has been fined £218m by UK and US authorities for failings including manipulating fees for a taxpayer-backed scheme designed to support the UK’s banks during the financial crisis.

Mortgage Solutions | 28 Jul 2014

Leeds and Barclays cut rates across buy-to-let and residential

Leeds Building Society has refreshed its buy-to-let product range with rates starting at 2.65% fixed for two years up to 60% loan-to-value (LTV) with a £1,999 fee.

Mortgage Solutions | 28 Jul 2014

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