As did lender attitudes to low-rise buildings in this week’s Marketwatch. Readers were also intrigued by a report from Moneyfacts on declining mortgage rates and Propertymark’s analysis into government housing targets.
Rate reductions at Nationwide and Natwest also held reader interest.
Lender criteria will soon adjust to withdrawal of state support – Ian Wilson
Nationwide cuts select rates across higher LTVs
Government has not convinced lenders low-rise buildings are less risky – Marketwatch
Average mortgage rates record largest monthly decline since May last year – Moneyfacts
Green mortgages are too niche and need more development – Burridge
Natwest makes widespread rate reductions across new and existing business
UK government will not meet 300,000 homes a year target until 2028 – NAEA Propertymark
Average mortgage rate to fall to 1.6 per cent by next year – Capital Economics
Brokers are still treading carefully with mortgage applications – Firth
BMPS: Lender liquidity will drive ‘plentiful, competitive’ mortgages – Regnier – exclusive