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Principality BS ranked best mortgage lender – Which?

Principality Building Society has been ranked the best mortgage lender, with First Direct ...

  • Sep 11, 2018
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Banks must now display customer service ratings

Banks will now have to publish customer satisfaction ratings on their website as part of n...

  • Aug 15, 2018
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First Direct halves product fees but reprices rates

First Direct has halved the booking and arrangement fees on its mortgage range, reducing t...

  • Sep 11, 2017
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Help me. I can’t find the right deal – the mortgage surgery

Everyone has one in their pipeline, 'that deal', the one which makes lenders' toes curl de...

  • Dec 07, 2016
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First Direct offers 1.24% fixed rate

Telephone and online-only lender First Direct, part of HSBC, has cut pricing across its fi...

  • Oct 30, 2015
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‘Quieter period’ and prospective rate hike edges up mortgage rates

Lenders are gradually ramping up mortgage rates ahead of a prospective base rate increase,...

  • Aug 04, 2015
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First Direct launches market-beating five-year fix

HSBC-owned internet bank First Direct has launched a five-year fixed rate at 65% LTV at 2....

  • Sep 01, 2014
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Exclusive: Maria Harris appointed intermediary mortgage boss for digital bank

Ex-Lloyds head of national accounts Maria Harris has been appointed to head up the interme...

  • Jul 07, 2014
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Ex-First Direct chief to lead £1bn RBS branches bid

Alan Hughes, the former chief executive of First Direct, is to lead a £1bn bid to buy 315...

  • Aug 05, 2013
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Chelsea BS launches 1.99% three-year fix

Chelsea Building Society has extended the sub-2% rate war to three-year fixed rate product...

  • Apr 12, 2013
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