The biggest story this week has been the extension of the Help to Buy deadlines.
However, the theme running across this week’s top stories is lender changes to high loan to value mortgages, as this end of the market remains very turbulent.
NatWest changes to self-employed application processes also gained traction with readers this week.
Help to Buy deadlines extended
NatWest BDMs to review self-employed borrowers before application
First-time buyer deals rise but Nationwide’s deposit rules reflect lender caution
House prices surge to recover lockdown losses – Halifax
Nationwide pulls three-year fixes and increases rates by up to 0.65 per cent
Halifax increases 85 per cent LTV rates
Santander increases 85 per cent LTV rates
Government releases £1.3bn for 71k homes
FCA ‘virtue signalling must stop’ – UK Mortgage Prisoners
Halifax and Platform temporarily withdraw high LTV mortgages