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2011-07-21 15:21:48

Gross mortgage lending totalled £12.6bn in June, representing a 16% increase on May's figure, according to data from the council of Mortgage Lenders.

2011-07-21 15:11:30

Key Retirement Solutions launches care fees planning service

2011-07-21 14:24:58


2011-07-21 14:17:01


2011-06-23 14:46:19

Shapps launches FirstBuy scheme.

2011-06-23 14:21:37

Banks' gross mortgage lending down 13% annually in May.

2011-06-23 10:53:11

Rents up 4.4% year-on-year in May.

2011-06-23 10:26:29

Barclays to slash rates for the fourth time in six weeks.

2011-06-23 10:05:24

60% fail to update life cover when circumstances change.

2011-06-23 09:34:09

Barclays reduces tracker and fixed mortgage rates.

2011-06-22 14:53:23

The number of new repossessions in q1 2011 increased by 17%, the first rise in a year, according to the Financial Services Authority.

2011-06-22 14:24:59

The majority of lenders' standard variable rates are too high and further increases following a base rate hike could leave thousands of households in financial difficulty, Which? has warned.

2011-06-22 14:13:40

Housing builder Kier Homes, has launched Step One + which offers its buyers a mortgage up to 95% LTV.

2011-05-02 15:48:52

Abbey for Intermediaries has launched a new three-year fix at 85% LTV exclusively for first-time buyers.

2010-12-02 15:40:37

Remortgage activity rose by 92% onn last November, data from Connells Surgery and Valuation shows.

2010-12-02 15:07:59

House prices could drop 10% next year, Capital Economics forecasts.

Paul Diggle, property economist at Capital Economics, says the office of budget responsibility prediction of a 3.1% fall in modest.

2010-12-01 15:29:39

Kensington is re-lauching into the secured loans market early next year, mortgage strategy understands.

2010-11-26 09:54:05

An increasing number of Intermediaries feel more confident about the current economic climate, research from Aviva's quarterly Hot issues tracker shows.

2010-11-26 09:45:23

The Mortgage Works has made a number of additions to its Prime Residential Mortgage range.
Its selected fixed and tracker products are being improved by up to 0.15% with tracker rates starting from just 1.99%, 1.49% above base.
The new additions to the range include an extended range of remortgage products with a £595 arrnagement fee options with free standard valuation and free legal fees.

2010-11-18 16:16:50

First Assist Legal Protection is launching a scheme to help the SME clients of mortgage brokers gain cheaper legal services for the running of their business.

Business Care is launching into the mortgages market in conjunction with Finance Avenue who are part of the Derbyshire based Life and Easy network.

Brokers can offer their clients the legal protection service for the day to day handling of their businessess from employment, health and safety, debt and credit control and the complex area of employee health management.

2010-11-18 15:59:30

Landlord Assist, the nationwide tenant eviction and rent recovery firm, believes the shortage of rental properties can only be addressed if banks ease their lending restrictions and improve their buy-to-let deals.

Over the past year the buy-to-let sector has been characterised by shortage of properties as increasing number of people have been forced into rented accommodation due to an inability to get on to the property ladder.

Graham Kinnear, from Landlord Assist says: "This year has been a year of Landlord consolidation". A lack of finance available on the market has meant landlords have been unable to expand their porfolios at a time which ought to have suited investment.

2010-11-18 15:14:45

A total of 43% of mortgage holders in Britain do not have their mortgage contributions covered by life insurance, data from Sainsbury's Life Insurance shows.

The findings suggest that there are over 7.1 million people with a collective outstanding mortgage balance of £318bn who have no life insurance to cover this

This represents a 47% increase on the £217bn of mortgages not protected by life cover in 2006, when the Sainsbury's life insurance last conducted this research.

2010-11-11 16:19:09

Arrears and repossessions fall in Q3

2010-11-11 15:38:07

2010-11-09 16:07:09

Gross Mortgage lending hits £20.6bn at Barclays

2010-09-17 11:27:55

Payplan has warned that customers approaching financial advisers for access to payday loans are more likely to need debt advice and budget planning.

2010-09-01 04:01:30

Nearly a third of all new mortgages do not have life covered associated with them according to research held by Defaqto. Defaqto says that on the back of rising unemployment, this is a key time for consumers to consider making their own provisions against sickness, critical illness, medical expenses and loss of income.

2010-08-10 05:30:31

Scottish Widows Bank Offset Facility

2010-08-10 05:06:28

Friends Provident Income Protection product rewarded with Defaqto 5 Star rating

2010-08-10 04:54:22

New key account exclusive from Abbey for Intermediaries

2010-08-10 04:20:36


2010-06-01 15:41:30

Barclays to slash rates for the fourth time in six weeks

2010-03-01 14:54:53

Prices increase 0.3% in February

2003-03-01 15:00:20

European ruling bans sex discrimination by insurance firms

2000-03-01 14:58:33

Is 2011 the year to buy property?

2000-03-01 14:57:05

As inflation surges, fixing looks ever more attractive

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