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Tandem Bank moves into residential purchase market

Tandem Bank today launched its residential purchase proposition. The move comes earlier than expected, following the market’s positive reaction to how it...

07 February 2023

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Young people more likely to opt for trackers, says Uswitch study

People aged 18-24 are more than twice as likely to choose a tracker mortgage than any other age group Those 55 or...

07 February 2023

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Stormy weather for homebuyers but forecast is brighter

The Bank of England last week hiked interest rates by 0.5 percentage points - pushing the benchmark rate to 4% up...

07 February 2023

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Finance expert offers spoonful of sugar to mortgage holders

Mortgage holders swallowed another bitter pill last week when the Bank of England raised interest rates for the tenth consecutive time. The...

07 February 2023

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L&G Mortgage Club announces exclusive with Leek Building Society

Advisers looking to place business with Leek Building Society via Legal & General Mortgage Club will now benefit from access to...

07 February 2023

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Lenders offer brokers some specialist learning to help clients

With many borrowers under the cosh because of the cost of living crisis, lenders are offering brokers a chance to learn...

07 February 2023

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What is the Bank of England cooking up and what will it taste like?

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England meets on Thursday with the market expecting them to announce 0.5% raise...

31 January 2023

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Homebuyers more buoyant than expected, says Rose Capital

Homebuyer confidence is higher than was expected at the end of 2022, according to a leading mortgage broker. Richard Campo, founder of...

31 January 2023

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Buyers looking for lower energy costs in new homes

The latest sentiment survey by Knight Frank saw the demand for electric vehicle charging points continue, and 35% of respondents rating...

31 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Third rate cut in as many weeks for Accord buy-to-let

Accord Mortgages has made changes to its buy-to-let range to offer lower rates to brokers and their clients. The intermediary-only lender is...

31 January 2023

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Skipton boost for L&G Club members

As of last Thursday, members of Legal & General Mortgage Club can now access two Skipton Building Society products on a...

31 January 2023

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The Mortgage Lender announces rate reductions

The Mortgage Lender has announced rate cuts across its entire residential range, including purchasing and re-mortgaging products. The specialist lender’s rate reductions...

24 January 2023

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Just Mortgages gets set for growth with five new regional directors

National brokerage Just Mortgages has kicked off the new year with the appointment of five new regional directors to support its...

24 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Impact of cheaper mortgages may eclipse house price declines

Staying close to a mortgage broker will be an important part of timing a house purchase correctly in 2023. Mortgage rates will...

24 January 2023

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Mortgage market will see a new normal, says Capricorn

Capricorn Financial Consultancy has released its market expectations for 2023, predicting that the UK mortgage market will have to acclimatise to...

24 January 2023

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Lenders should review security because of potential rise in defaults, says law firm

A possible surge in defaults due to economic headwinds should result in lenders reviewing their loan books and underlying security, according...

24 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Home buying platform, OneDome, buys broker CMME Mortgage

Technology firm, OneDome, has bought CMME Mortgage and Protection for an undisclosed sum. Describing itself as the world’s first eHomebuying platform, OneDome...

17 January 2023

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Legal eagle casts a beady eye over the 2023 housing market

Homeowners and would-be buyers probably felt the post-pandemic property boom in the UK would go forever. But it slowed dramatically in the...

17 January 2023

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Newcastle Intermediaries announce new products

Newcastle Intermediaries has launched a range of highly competitive 60% and 80% two-year fixed rate mortgage products for borrowers looking for...

17 January 2023

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World Cup boost for housing sector

THE increase in growth announced is a “very welcome” tonic for the housing sector, according to a leading property association. The National...

17 January 2023

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Sharp rise in property transaction fall-throughs costs £300m

There has been a a sharp increase in the number of property fall-throughs, according to House Buyer Bureau. Their latest industry index...

17 January 2023

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London neighbourhoods with house prices up to 65% more

Benham and Reeves claim that London’s most up and coming neighbourhoods have seen price increases up to 64.5%. House price increases of up...

10 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - rental demand drops as much as -29%

Estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester, revealed that tenant demand has started to depreciate across the rental market. The new research is based...

10 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Price Drop Panic – Homeowners rush to sell before prices drop

According to property purchasing specialist, House Buyer Bureau, there has been a flurry of homeowners rushing to list their properties for...

13 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Mortgage products drop by 41% this Christmas

A new mortgage market analysis by Octane Capital claims that the number of mortgage products available have dropped 41%, compared to...

13 December 2022

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Demand for new-build homes overshadow existing homes

Although the property market is starting to slow, Stripe Property Group claims demand for new-build homes are taking the lead. In an analysis of...

01 December 2022

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Décor to avoid – Festive decorations that could deter buyers

With the festive season around the corner, many homeowners are itching to pull out the stops with their Christmas decorations.  According to...

01 December 2022

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Fewer homes sell within two weeks of hitting the market

Barrows and Forrester reveal that the level of homes being snapped up within two weeks of being listed has fallen to 6.8%....

29 November 2022

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Bridging loans increase as rising base rates impact property market

Revolution Brokers claim that bridging loan lending has increased by nearly 50% since the Bank of England base rates began rising...

29 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Protection warning for borrowers and brokers issued by leading firm

A national brokerage has warned there is a danger of a shortfall in protection cover for borrowers. Just Mortgages claims there is 'a business and...

24 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Estate agent AML checks increase by 31% in 2022

Leading identity verification checks provider, Credas Technologies, claims that anti-money laundering registrations in the real estate sector are set to grow by...

24 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Residential homes driving greenhouse gas emissions across the UK

Property maintenance solution provider, Help me Fix, has uncovered some interesting details regarding greenhouse gas emissions among residential properties. The research shows that...

24 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Mortgage approvals predicted to drop by 13% for residential property purchases

Octane Capital expects the total level of UK mortgage approvals to be 1.570 million by the end of 2022. That is...

22 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - property transactions set to fall by 17%

House Buyer Bureau reveal that transactions could drop by 17% in spring 2023 next year. The property purchasing specialist claim that the...

22 November 2022

From: Breaking News

The cost of homeownership rises to £76,000 in first year

Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, claims that after purchasing a property the average homebuyer pays £76,000 during the initial year. In some...

22 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Freeze! Council for Licensed Conveyancers to scrap fee increases

It was announced yesterday that companies regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) will not face any rise in application fees, licence fees...

17 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - how will the cost of living crisis impact rental values?

A new market analysis from Ocasa, the specialist rental platform, warns that the average rent bill could reach as much as...

17 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Swift Sales - estate agents secure buyers 14.7 days faster

Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, recently analysed property market performance to reveal the time it takes for agents to secure buyers. The...

17 November 2022

From: Breaking News

AML fines issued are expected to increase in the estate agency sector

Research by Credas Technologies reveals that the average Anti-Money Laundering (AML) fine has increased by 63.7% in the estate agency sector.  Although the fine...

10 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the most demanding areas for estate agents

Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has revealed the busiest areas for estate agents and cities home to the most competitive markets.  The number...

10 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Chain reaction - buyers in a chain are cut off from the majority of the market

Newly released figures from MPowered Mortgages has revealed that two thirds (66%) of the housing market is cut off from homebuyers...

08 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Rising Costs - buy-to-lets cost up to 7.7% more on average

Mortgage experts, Revolution Brokers, claim that landlords hoping to reduce void periods by investing in a buy-to-let within high-demand areas will pay...

08 November 2022

From: Breaking News

70% of landlords own rental properties with D-grade or below EPCs

Despite Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) changes slowly creeping up, the majority of landlords still have low ratings. If landlords do not comply...

08 November 2022

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Warning! Return to dual pricing will ruin years of broker-lender goodwill

A leading national broker firm has warned that a return to dual pricing could destroy the years of goodwill that have...

03 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Hired - new MD for specialist mortgages at Hampshire Trust Bank

Chris Daly has been appointed managing director of Hampshire Trust Bank's specialist mortgages division. Daly was most recently head of origination, real estate finance...

03 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - agents sell up to a fifth of stock each month

Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has revealed which postcodes estate agents with the highest turnovers reside. Registered property transactions over 3 months, the...

03 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Price Hike - home maintenance tasks rise by £60 in 12 months

Maintenance solution provider, Help me Fix, recently shared news that some maintenance jobs have risen up to £60. The average cost of eight...

03 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Mortgage crisis – 90% of arts and culture employees can’t remortgage

Mortgage rates in the UK have risen significantly during 2022, which appears to have proven an issue for homeowners hoping to switch...

01 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Buy or Rent - buying a home remains cheaper than renting

New findings by Revolution Brokers suggest that despite the increasing cost of borrowing, buying is less expensive than renting.  The analysis was conducted by...

01 November 2022

From: Breaking News

The residential construction industry is predicted to hit £93.6bn

A new market analysis by Unlatch, predicts that the UK’s residential construction industry could increase in value by almost 20% by 2025. Currently,...

01 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Halloween-related road names that command over half a million pounds

With Halloween around the corner, new research by GetAgent.co.uk looks into the value of Halloween-related road names. An in-depth analysis of sold price data...

27 October 2022

From: Breaking News

The Rise of BTL - Portfolio rental returns increase by 18%

Specialist rental platform, Ocasa, recently shared new findings about rental incomes landlords have received over the past year. According to the analysis, the...

27 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Spooky season - Haunted houses sell for as much as £227,000 less

While Halloween may be the time of year when homeowners want to shout about their haunted house, the latest research by...

25 October 2022

From: Breaking News

What homeowners want - 78% of homeowners want more energy efficient property

Property maintenance solution provider, Help me Fix, revealed that 74% of homeowners determine that the energy efficiency of their home is important. By surveying...

25 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Vida Homeloans relaunches range of BTL residential products

A broad array of buy-of-let and residential products have been relaunched to the market by specialist lender Vida. Do I qualify? The buy-to-let...

25 October 2022

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Stock Levels - England’s Private Rented Sector housing stock to exceed 5 million homes

Specialist rental platform, Ocasa, claims that England’s Private Rented Sector (PRS) could surpass 5 million homes by 2025.  Over the past decade,...

25 October 2022

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Low trust amongst banking customers as recession looms

During these uncertain economic times, people are extra careful with their money, and to this end, new research reveals that 48%...

25 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the nation’s best performing estate agents

Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, recently shared where the nation’s best-performing estate agents are currently located. Estate agents that receive the best values...

20 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Secret house sales in Britain add £30.9bn to market value

Alliance Fund has revealed that the secret property market in Britain experienced £30.9 billion worth of property transactions in 2021. This figure is ranked...

20 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - This is exactly how your taxes are spent

Ever wondered how your tax money is distributed? Research from RIFT Tax Refunds has disclosed exactly where your tax goes, with the...

20 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Looking for a first buy? here's the UK areas with the most new-build properties

New research by money.co.uk has revealed the areas in the UK with the most new-build properties – perfect for those looking...

20 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - why now could be the right time to remortgage

New research by Revolution Brokers show that the average monthly cost of a variable rate mortgage has climbed by 13.3% so far...

18 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Billion Pound Industry - UK mortgage broker sector to value £2 billion by 2025

Property lending experts, Octane Capital, claim the UK’s mortgage brokerage market is estimated to increase by 12%. That would mean the industry...

18 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - how to add some serious value to your property

Research by property maintenance solution provider, Help me Fix, has revealed that by adding an additional bedroom to your home could...

18 October 2022

From: Breaking News

From Wokingham to Oxfordshire - study reveals best UK forever homes

What is a forever home you ask? Typically, this would be a property the buyer sees themselves living in for a long...

18 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Market Sentiment - Homebuyer and sellers undeterred despite uncertain market

A recent survey by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, reveals the current homebuyer and seller sentiment. Many participants revealed feelings that...

13 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - new build homes have increased by 47% in the last decade

The latest research by Alliance Fund revealed that the cost of purchasing a new home has increased by 47% over the last decade. The...

13 October 2022

From: Breaking News

MPowered Mortgages strengthened with a launch of 85% LTV mortgages

The FinTech mortgage lender using AI to simplify the mortgage journey for homebuyers and re-mortgagers, MPowered Mortgages, has recently expanded its...

13 October 2022

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Brokers plug into Suros Capitals’ secured bridging as uncertainty grows

Luxury asset short-term lender, Suros Capital, has reportedly been seeing an increase in buoyant new business with its loan book now...

13 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Corner plot properties boost property values by as much as 81%

When it comes to boosting the value of properties, property features can make a major difference. Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has revealed that...

11 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Specialist lender West One now live on Sourcing Brain and Criteria Brain

Mortgage Brain announced West One as the latest lender to go live on Sourcing Brain and Criteria Brain on the 6th...

11 October 2022

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Unlatch empowers UK's fastest-selling property development

New homes PropTech platform, Unlatch, has recently been appointed as a partner to Third.i Group, the Australian-founded developer now dominating the...

11 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - right to rent check changes

New Right to Rent rules were introduced at the beginning of October. Failure to comply with these changes could result in...

11 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - £3bn worth of new homes sold in 2022

The new homes sales progression and aftercare platform, Unlatch, reveals that Great Britain’s new-build housing market is worth almost £3 billion. In accordance...

06 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Property forecast - mortgage repayments are predicted to rise by £300 per month

New research by specialist property lending experts, Octane Capital, shows that monthly mortgage payments could increase by £300 each month.  Homebuyers coming to...

06 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Foreign homebuyers benefit from a weak pound

Foreign buyers from the United States have been benefitting from a weakening pound to the greatest extent, the latest research by...

06 October 2022

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Oh dear! Mortgage payments see second largest increase

Not the best news for the property sector, as the latest research by Revolution Brokers, shows that the monthly cost of...

06 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Birmingham's most profitable postcodes for housebuilders

The latest market analysis by Unlatch, the new home sales progression and aftercare platform for developers and housebuilders, reveals where Birmingham’s...

04 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Healthy English rental market - Buy-to-let void periods decline across the board

The rental market looks to be returning to good health with a significant reduction in void periods and costs compared to...

04 October 2022

From: Breaking News

How will the stamp duty cut impact new-build stock levels?

The latest research by Alliance Fund shows that the government’s decision to cut stamp duty could boost new housing delivery by 16%. The changes...

03 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Housing market set to remain steady throughout autumn months

Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, suggests that the property market will remain steady throughout the autumn. An analysis of property market data over...

03 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed: 41% of deals pulled since mini-budget as mortgage chaos grips UK

Since Kwasi Kwarteng's mini-Budget last Friday - which has caused a run on the pound and mass panic in financial markets...

30 September 2022

From: Breaking News

SDLT cut benefit to be wiped out within a month - insight

As a result of the current high rates of upward house price growth, research by property purchasing specialist, HBB Solutions, has...

30 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Data security concerns makes over 55s reluctant to go online

Older borrowers could be missing out on the best mortgage and equity release deals through fears about the security of their...

30 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - London’s most expensive postcode districts

Mortgage broker, Henry Dannell, recently conducted a market analysis which reveals the most expensive postcode districts in London. As England's capital city, it...

30 September 2022

From: Breaking News

61% of brokers say tech is essential for future mortgage market

End-to-end mortgage platform, Smartr365, reveals that the majority of brokers believe tech to be fundamental to the future of the mortgage industry. Smartr365's...

27 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Devastating hit for homebuyers as mortgage costs climb

As governmental changes sweep through the nation, countless elements within the property sector have been affected, including mortgages. Market analysis by specialist...

27 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - stamp duty cut estimated to save homebuyers £1bn per year

The government announced the SDLT will only be payable on property purchases over £250,000. First-time buyers will only pay the tax...

27 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Scotland dominates British new-build market

Scotland is set to continue its domination over Britain’s new-build market, research by Warwick Estates claims, with the total number of...

27 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - How a tax refund can tackle the cost of living

There seems to be some light at the end of the tunnel for UK citizens regarding tax as research from RIFT...

22 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Declining prices – property values have fallen up to £13,000 a month in these areas

The latest research from property purchasing specialist, HBB Solutions, revealed that some areas in England have seen up to £183,266 wiped off the...

22 September 2022

From: Breaking News

The mortgage sector accounts for 71% of the £250bn worth of property sold

According to the latest research by Revolution Brokers, £251 billion worth of properties have sold across England. The mortgage sector accounts...

22 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Just Mortgages launches new commission advance scheme

A new golden hello scheme has recently been launched by leading national broker firm Just Money, to help principal firms attract...

22 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Nation’s up and coming property market hotspots – revealed

If you’re on the lookout for some new prime property around the UK, then you’re in luck because the latest research...

20 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Three quarters of landlords support tenants with the rising cost-of-living

Pressure amongst tenants has been mounting as fuel, household bills, and everyday essentials have hit eye-watering costs. New research by Shawnbrook shows...

20 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - top 10 places to buy a forever home in the UK

A recent study by money.co.uk reveals which places in the UK have forever homes. A forever home is a property the buyer...

20 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - TAB lends £34m in August

Hertfordshire-based bridging lender TAB completed an impressive £34 million of loans back in August – up from £30 million in June...

20 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - mortgage costs increase up to 21.5%

New findings by Revolution Brokers reveal exactly how much more money homeowners and buyers can expect to pay for their mortgage...

15 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Hours wasted by regulated firms on manual identity checks

Identity checks remain a crucial part of the home moving process, yet new research shows that regulated firms using manual methods...

15 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Council performance report - The best and worst of social housing delivery up across London

Benham and Reeves, London lettings and estate agent, has revealed its latest research which discloses which London councils have put in...

15 September 2022

From: Breaking News

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