Product moves across the mortgage market dominated the headlines this week.
The biggest story was HSBC’s change to the assessment of furloughed workers, but there were a spate of rate and criteria changes from the big high street lenders.
Elsewhere the FCA tried to provide further help to mortgage prisoners and landlords were given a warning over capital gains tax.
HSBC no longer accepting furlough workers without return date
High LTV rates on the rise with big lender moves
Nationwide, Santander and Accord raise rates on high LTV mortgages
A significant obstacle to housing market recovery has been removed – Arena
Landlords and second homeowners have 30 days to pay capital gains tax
FCA offers mortgage prisoner help and delays interest-only capital repayments
Landlords raise rents as tenant numbers grow
Government considering Help to Buy extension – report
Accord cuts buy-to-let rates and adds deals to range
TSB toughens unsecured debt criteria for mortgage borrowers