Support for the stamp duty holiday to be gradually phased out continued this week following a debate in parliament and lenders injected some much-needed competition into the market by cutting rates at 90 per cent LTV.
Equity release rates have also fallen while retirement interest-only product choice has improved year on year. The surprise news that the Scottish Government has pulled the plug on its Help to Buy scheme also made this week’s top 10.
MPs call for phasing out of stamp duty holiday
Equity release rates plummet as product numbers rise
Support for stamp duty holiday extension at fever pitch ahead of MP petition debate
Halifax and BM Solutions cut rates
Retirement interest-only mortgage market flourishes
NatWest cuts rates on mortgages up to 90 per cent LTV
Barclays cuts rates on residential mortgages
Scotland ends Help to Buy scheme this week
Santander expands 90 per cent LTV availability and cuts select rates
Platform launches professional mortgages with higher LTIs