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Mortgage lending rockets 26 per cent in June

Created on 28 July 2013. Posted in Live News

... for the second quarter of 2013 was therefore an estimated £42bn. This represents a 24 per cent increase from the previous three months and is the highest quarterly estimate since Q4 2008. With cheap mortgage ...

Santander Joins Help to Buy Scheme

Created on 27 July 2013. Posted in Live News

... the shelves with more than 7,000 reservations and 1,000 sales in just four months. It has come at a time of merging confidence in the UK economy with house prices rising and cheap mortgage rates available. ...

Stamp Duty Debate Hots Up With Scottish Reforms

Created on 26 July 2013. Posted in Live News

... may be if it is proving a struggle. The best way to pay back stamp duty is to find a low deposit mortgage with a cheap monthly repayment and a broker is the best person to scour the market for cheap ...

Renters Suffer Inflation More than Homeowners

Created on 17 July 2013. Posted in Live News

It seems that homeowners experience a slower rate of inflation than renters because of cheap mortgage rates, according to the latest Office for National Statistics report. The latest figures shows ...

Carney signals 0.5% interest rate for foreseeable future

Created on 04 July 2013. Posted in Live News

... UK Government including chancellor George Osborne. Funding for lending As well as low base rate the Government has kept fixed rate mortgage rates low with an ambitious scheme offering cheap loans to ...

99.5% of Consumers Don't Undertsand Mortgages - Which?

Created on 21 June 2013. Posted in Live News

... cent, correctly ranked all five mortgage deals in the right order, and just 27 per cent could identify the cheapest and most expensive deals, despite half claiming they found the test easy. A total of ...

Remortgages hit highest levels this year in April

Created on 14 June 2013. Posted in Live News

... in April, up 9.7 per cent on the £3.1bn advanced in March. Remortgaging has been at historically low levels as borrowers sitting on cheap rates have lfelt reluctant to move. It is still down 2.9 per ...

Mortgage Availability Rockets 34%

Created on 29 May 2013. Posted in Live News

... cost of mortgage loans has fallen significantly. It means that borrowers are more likely to get deals with a wider selection on offer and at a cheaper rate. Thanks to the funding for lending scheme it ...

More Tenants Paying Rent On Time, says Countrywide

Created on 21 April 2013. Posted in Live News

... tenants every month. It is almost double the average Scottish rent of £580, which has fallen 2.6% year on year, and remains the cheapest area to rent in the UK. Scotland was also the only UK region to ...

Bank Lending Up as Mortgage Optimism Rises

Created on 21 April 2013. Posted in Live News

... Osborne has made it is political priority to focus on housing and mortgages in a bid to get the economy moving. The Government's funding for lending scheme that offers cheap loan to banks to pass on ...

Monthly mortgage payments drop 21% since 2008

Created on 08 April 2013. Posted in Live News

... Government funding for lending scheme also provides cheap loans to banks to pass on to consumers. There are discussions to boost the scheme which could see rates fall yet again. All the economic pressures ...

Mortgage Lenders Cut Rates

Created on 03 April 2013. Posted in Live News

... quarters of the current top 40 best buy mortgages, with 33 of the cheapest 40 products currently being offered by mutuals. It also shows the average rates across all building society best buy mortgages ...

Comeback for high loan to value deals as NatWest opens up 90% mortgages

Created on 26 March 2013. Posted in Live News

... of cheap mortgages UK. Lenders are not just offering cheap rates for wealthy borrowers with high deposits but are increasingly looking to help first-time buyers or first-time movers. A return of high ...

Two-thirds of second steppers can't get a mortgage to move home, says Lloyds TSB

Created on 14 March 2013. Posted in Live News

... banks with cheap loans which have cut mortgage rates and increased lending. But these loans have primarily been directed into a rate war for people with 40% equity in their homes. Banks are all targeting ...

Santander's seven day mortgage deals point the way for brokers

Created on 13 March 2013. Posted in Live News

At the end of February Santander launched two-year fixed rate mortgage at 2.49% that was only available for seven days. The deal was available at 75% loan to value ratio making it a cheap rate but it ...

Tips To Secure A Mortgage

Created on 06 March 2013. Posted in Live News

... credit score. This is very cheap – Experian charges £2 for a copy of your credit report. These days, unlike in the past, many lenders are after good credit-worthy borrowers – in short, they want to make ...

Best Buy Tables Reveal Banks Reduce Fees to Compete with Lower Rates

Created on 03 March 2013. Posted in Live News

... and pricing tactics. No longer can lenders simply whack a huge fee onto a cheap deal and get away. Maybe others will follow suit but if you don’t want to be caught out with an unexpected fee or rejected ...

Bank of England's negative interest rates could see mortgage prices fall further

Created on 27 February 2013. Posted in Live News

... the floor in the last few months hitting jaw-dropping lows on two and five-year fixed rates. The competition among lenders is fierce and with the cheap money being pumped into banks by the Government ...

Mortgage Lenders Truly Go to War

Created on 15 January 2013. Posted in Live News

... is expected to remain at ultra-low levels for years to come.   The Government has also launched its funding for lending scheme, which is intended to act as a catalyst for even cheaper rates and ...

Twitter and Facebook – Avoid Prosecution For What You Say

Created on 03 January 2013. Posted in Live News

... and cheap. There is now doubt that when consumers want to take out a mortgage or other loan substantial loan they want a company they fell they can trust. People want to be connected with a range of organisations ...