A raft of product and criteria changes dominated the news this week, with readers taking an interest in adjustments made at HSBC, Santander, Nationwide and Coventry Building Society.
Elsewhere, the idea of an extension of the stamp duty holiday was toyed with and there was reassurance that options for first-time buyers using family support were still available.
And the specialist buy-to-let sector featured heavily with the stamp duty cut benefitting landlords using limited companies and the growing popularity of auctions attracting attention.
Landlords can take advantage of stamp duty cut with limited company moves – Cleary
First-time buyers with family support can still get mortgages – Amaira
Permanent stamp duty cut should be considered – Knight Frank
HMO investors flock to auctions chasing high yields
Santander and Coventry BS overhaul products including high LTV ranges
Barclays ups high LTV rates as Accord restarts BTL for first-time landlords
HSBC tightens LTV criteria on flats and interest-only exit plans
Banks open for weekend underwriting as mortgage demand soars
HSBC to cut rates on 60 per cent LTV deals
‘I don’t rely on DIPs, I think like an underwriter’ – Marketwatch
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