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Debt Consolidation Range from lender  targets older borrowers

LiveMore, the mortgage lender for people aged 50 to 90 plus, has launched a new up to 100% standalone debt consolidation...

22 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage Costs make buying in much of London hugely dearer than renting

Londoners looking to buy a home can expect to spend 42% more on monthly mortgage payments than tenants pay on rent,...

20 May 2024

From: Breaking News

All change - more rate and product changes from major lenders

Several of the UK’s biggest lenders have raised rates on their mortgage products this week already, as speculation grows that the...

01 May 2024

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New loan covers lifecycle of property, not just purchase

Real estate finance and investment business TAB has launched a long-term lending service extending to all stages of a property’s life...

29 April 2024

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Popular lenders change rates and products for landlords

Keystone Property Finance has expanded its services by introducing further advances for landlords undergoing product transfers. As part of Keystone’s PT Plus...

29 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage lending plummets ahead of expected summer surge

Mortgage lending has fallen by -28.6% in the past year, according to a new analysis. Octane Capital analysed gross mortgage lending data*...

24 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Broker industry revenue set to pass £2.5 billion by 2030

Jonathan Samuels, chief executive of Octane Capital, believes that with the property market now showing early signs of a return to...

24 April 2024

From: Breaking News

First Monthly House Price Fall for Six Months

UK house prices grew in March on a quarterly basis, by 2.0%, with annual growth slowing to 0.3%, from 1.6% in...

15 April 2024

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Construction: hope for long-term improvement as approvals rise

The beleaguered construction sector - a good early indicator of later sales activity - has seen a welcome boost in some...

27 March 2024

From: Breaking News

New analysis shows busiest cities for buyers in today’s housing market

Analysis from estate agency Yopa reveals that while the London market may be the worst performing in terms of house prices, it...

20 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Outrage at “shameful” Halifax move to cut maximum age on some products

There’s been an angry reaction to news that from today - March 18 - Halifax is changing the maximum age allowed...

18 March 2024

From: Breaking News

IMLA accuses Hunt of “sop” in Budget that does nothing for rental sector

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association has given the thumbs down to the Budget of Chancellor Jeremy Hunt. The trade body was disappointed...

11 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Most activity down to remortgagers not buyers - analysis

Remortgagers, not buyers, are fuelling the increase in mortgage industry activity. That’s the view of Octane Capital following an analysis of Bank...

28 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Worst Case Scenario - mortgage costs up hundreds per year

A specialist lender claims that first-time buyers could see annual mortgage costs climb by £398 per year, while landlords suffer a...

21 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Portfolio landlords eye capital raising to fund 2024 expansion plans

Nearly four in 10 portfolio landlords, those with four or more properties, plan to increase the size of their portfolios in...

19 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Specialist lender Cohort Capital hits bridging milestone

After reaching the milestone of £250m in 2022, specialist lender Cohort Capital increased originations by 60 per cent in 2023 to...

19 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Octane Capital issues a brutal warning on mortgage rates

By Jonathan Samuels, chief executive of specialist property lender Octane Capital, writes: The Bank of England’s decision to hold interest rates on...

14 February 2024

From: Breaking News

LSL completes on acquisition of mortgage industry supplier

It’s taken six months but LSL Property Services has announced that its acquisition of TenetLime is now complete. At the end of...

12 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Commercial property lending forecast to soar in next four years

There are clear signs the commercial property market is adjusting to today’s high interest rate environment according to specialist lender Together. Its...

05 February 2024

From: Breaking News

First Time Buyers seek larger deposits - help may be on the way

New research from Aldermore suggests that some 55 per cent of prospective first time buyers are currently seeking to raise a...

29 January 2024

From: Breaking News

New mortgage targets landlords planning ‘light refurbs’ on BTL units

The Suffolk Building Society has launched new mortgage products aimed at private landlords who are planning refurbishments, such as a new...

24 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlords hit hard by Soaring Mortgage Costs - new data

Monthly interest costs have surged by 283 per cent since 2021 for landlords using interest-only mortgages, research shows. Octane Capital compared rates...

03 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Metro Bank NOT selling residential mortgage portfolio after all

Metro Bank says it will not, after all, be selling its residential mortgage portfolio despite widespread industry speculation that it was...

27 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage Rates lead to fewer moves from London in 2023

The number of Londoners leaving the capital to move elsewhere in Britain dropped back sharply in 2023, following two years of...

27 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Falling swap rates indicate lower mortgage rates - eventually

Mortgage rates are predicted to fall next year as lenders take advantage of cheaper funding, after figures show that average swap...

20 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let arrears double in 12 months

Cases of buy-to-let arrears have doubled in a single year, according to a new analysis. The research, from Octane Capital, analysed quarterly...

13 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Google search topics reveal growing worries about repossessions

Homeowners are increasingly researching into mortgage repossessions online, signalling that many are worried about falling behind on their payments. The research by...

13 December 2023

From: Breaking News

New advisory service seeks to “redefine real estate finance”

Karis Capital is launching as what it calls “a premier real estate debt advisory firm with plans to redefine how developers...

11 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Barclays likely to bag Metro Bank mortgage book ‘by year end’

A report on Sky News says talks are underway for Barclays hto acquire the £3 billion mortgage book of the troubled...

04 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let landlords reduce borrowing amidst rising rates

The nation’s landlords are responding to higher levels of mortgage interest rates by cutting their borrowing. The research comes from specialist property...

15 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Single First-Time Buyers cannot afford 75% of homes using Mortgage Guarantee Scheme

Rightmove claims that single first-time buyers on an average salary and with a 5.0 per cent deposit could not afford three-quarters...

06 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage Advisers told to hard sell EPC upgrades to landlords

Jo Breeden, managing director of Crystal Specialist Finance, writes: In his recent speech, the Prime Minister scrapped the proposed changes to EPC...

30 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Innovative buy to let mortgage product launched by digital lender

Molo, which calls itself the UK’s first fully digital mortgage lender, has launched a Non-Resident Buy-to-Let Mortgages, unlocking investment opportunities for...

30 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Interest Only - another surge in demand online

Searches for interest-only mortgages rose a hefty 51 per cent in the past month as buyers seek to improve affordability. Research data...

25 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Record mortgage debt repayments as equity release “changes market”

UK mortgage holders are repaying record amounts of mortgage debt, according to the  Equity Release Council. But the ERC claims high levels...

25 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Interest Rate Damage - huge regional variations to housing market

The impact of higher interest rates isn’t felt equally across the country, according to data from the Halifax. Despite recording one of...

06 September 2023

From: Breaking News

LSL Snaps Up Mortgage Adviser Service

LSL resumes its acquisition trail by snapping up TenetLime, subject to FCA approval.   TenetLime operates a network providing services to 231 mortgage...

28 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Interest Only mortgages plummet but FCA warns on complacency

The number of interest-only (750,000) and part-interest-only (245,000) mortgages has halved since 2015, new Financial Conduct Authority analysis has found.  The fall...

21 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage Approval Totals Braced For Double Digit Fall in 2023

A new analysis suggests that mortgage approval levels will decline by 11 per cent annually come the end of 2023. Octane Capital...

14 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage brokerage industry growth defies cooling market

A new analysis shows that the UK's mortgage brokerage market is projected to grow this year despite ongoing economic insecurity. Octane Capital...

08 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Broker searches for interest-free mortgages soar

Legal & General’s new Ignite platform has seen a rise of 53 per cent in one month for broker searches for...

18 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage experts tell government: ‘Cut landlords some slack’

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association wants the government to give additional support to landlords It says the cumulative effects of regulatory and...

20 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage approvals down 20% year on year, but sunnier days ahead

The latest market analysis by specialist property lending experts, Octane Capital, reveals that recent uncertainty in the property market during the...

14 February 2023

From: Breaking News

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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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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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

From: Breaking News

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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New build negotiations – buyers purchasing new homes ask for 14% off

In a recent market analysis conducted by Unlatch it was discovered that new-build homes sell for 14% less than their original asking price. These...

13 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Slow to sell property locations across England

Property purchasing specialist, HBB Solutions, reveals that properties which are slow to sell by analysing all homes that have remained on the...

08 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Property values in England predicted to rise by £14,000

London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, claim that before the end of 2022, house prices will increase by an...

01 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Residential development accounts for 1% of total land area

A recent study by Unlatch, the new homes sales progression and aftercare platform for developers and households, has disclosed which local...

18 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Want to set up camp in the Capital? Here's how to fund a prime London property

If you’ve ever been to the capital, then you’ll know that there are plenty of high-end homes, some for sale or...

16 August 2022

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X marks the spot! London’s most active property market postcodes

Despite the London market trailing the rest of the UK where the pandemic house price boom is concerned, research from London...

09 August 2022

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Boost values – floor plans increase rents up to 26% monthly

Giraffe 360 have discovered that, when marketing a rental property, adding a floor plan to the listing can significantly boost the rental...

26 July 2022

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Foreign buyers have £90.7bn worth of properties in England and Wales

New findings by lettings and estate agent Benham and Reeves show the highest value of homes owned by overseas buyers. An analysis...

19 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Mortgage roundup – new hires to boost the mortgage sector

An expert mortgage provider has grown its London team with the appointment of a new compliance manager. largemortgageloans.com (LML), a provider of...

19 July 2022

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Seller's Paradise: London leads the charge for biggest sold value boosts

While it seems like sold prices across England and Wales have slipped by -1.1% in the last year when compared to...

14 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Property premiums neighbouring London parks as high as 144%

Research from Benham and Reeves, a lettings and estate agent based in London, shows that despite homebuyers having to pay 50% over...

07 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Mortgage roundup – a month of firsts in the mortgage sphere

This week’s mortgage roundup involves a month of firsts and milestones, with Proportunity and BuildLoan launching UK-first products for buyers. Meanwhile,...

05 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Unoccupied Homes - £194.3bn worth of vacant homes sat empty

Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, reports that vacant homes across England are valued at £194.3 billion in the current market. By analysing...

28 June 2022

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Tennis comes to town: almost non-existent short-term let availability

The annual Wimbledon tournament has kicked off, with many travelling far and wide, however, recent research by London rental platform, Rentd,...

28 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Advisers call for reforms to break down barriers to homeownership for FTBs

In the UK, homeownership remains one of the main aspirations for young adults and families who envision climbing the property ladder...

21 June 2022

From: Breaking News

London is leading the rental market revolution

Property maintenance solution provider, Help me Fix, claim that London is still a dominant force in the build-to-rent market. Since the Covid-19, pandemic market...

16 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Missed calls cost UK estate agents £119m a year

Businesses should be made aware that missing a phone call can cause a loss of revenue and can also damage the reputation...

09 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - Monthly London rent could last for 5 in these European capitals

Living as a resident in London can burn quite a hole into your pockets, but in comparison, by how much exactly? Recent...

07 June 2022

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Revealed – London worst region for property sector unprofessionalism

While the number of members hit with expulsion has declined steadily each year since a peak in 2018, the most recent...

31 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Pandemic decline: demand for London flats is yet to subside

Despite a move back to normality for those living and working within the capital, demand for apartment-style living across London is...

24 May 2022

From: Breaking News

The end of a decline – foreign interest returns to the London market

International buyers are slowly returning to the London property market after three consecutive years of declining market activity, research by debt...

19 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Crossrail house prices increase up to 215%

The long-awaited Crossrail line is finally set to launch on 24 May 2022. It will connect the east and west of...

19 May 2022

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Bad news for FTBs – house prices are rising by £24 every day

The average first-time buyer (FTB) is spending £223,751 on their first property, 24% more than in 2016, according to new analysis...

19 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter – will the challenger banks ever become major lenders?

Over the weekend, Nat Daniels - CEO of Angels Media, the founder of the Today sites - penned this piece in...

17 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - London’s short-term rental hotspots

London rental platform, Rentd, recently analysed the current rental availability for short-term rents across the London market to reveal which boroughs...

17 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - is the pandemic property market boom fizzling out?

Despite a strong start of the house price growth this year, the latest analysis from specialist property lending experts, Octane Capital,...

17 May 2022

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London’s latest hotspots – which areas rank high in £1m+ house sale?

Despite a more lethargic pandemic property market performance, a recent study by debt advisory specialists, Henry Dannell, has analysed sold price...

12 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Mortgage roundup – and the market continues to thrive…

Introducer Today returns with a bumper mortgage roundup, this time featuring the latest industry views on mortgage approvals, new and extended...

05 May 2022

From: Breaking News

The annual cost of renting is predicted to jump to £1,500

The latest research by the rental platform Ocasa reveals that the cost of rent in the UK is set to drastically increase. The annual...

28 April 2022

From: Breaking News

London's cycle route homes command a hefty premium after pandemic

The pandemic has changed the way people have grown accustomed to travelling, with many forced to opt for other methods of...

19 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Are mortgage approvals set to soar in 2022? Studies point to yes

Mortgage approval levels could climb right through until Christmas as the pandemic property market boom shows little sign of slowing, new...

19 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Rental demand rises across London

UK transactional rental platform, Rentd, revealed that the London rental market is on the rise. The research shows a quarterly increase in rental...

29 March 2022

From: Breaking News

The Irish property market hotspots for St. Patrick’s Day Homebuyers

Today marks St. Patrick’s Day and in light of this Irish holiday, estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has found out which areas...

17 March 2022

From: Breaking News

London rental prices and tenant demand surges

During the pandemic, the rental market in the capital was negatively impacted. During this time tenants no longer prioritised city life...

17 March 2022

From: Breaking News

National Home Buying Week: Live in London returns to the capital

The 'National Home Buying Week: Live in London' show is set to return to London on Saturday March 19. The event, formerly...

17 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - rental stock drops below pre-pandemic levels

New research from property lending expert, Octane Capital, has revealed that rental market stock levels have plummeted across the major cities in...

10 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Russian homebuyers spent £190m on London property last year

Recent property market analysis by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, has found that Russian residential property purchases contributed...

10 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - UK the world’s 4th largest rental market

Property lending expert, Octane Capital, recently released new findings about the global total volume of privately rented properties. The research concludes that the...

03 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Rising cost of living drives buyers to second charge products

Borrowers are turning to second charge mortgages to help alleviate financial issues, according to Knowledge Bank’s latest criteria tracker. ‘Capital raising for...

03 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Postcode property price gap has up to £37.7m difference

Property platform Boomin revealed which postcodes in England are the most and least affordable. Postcodes home to a gap of up...

22 February 2022

From: Breaking News

London’s private schools push house prices up by as much as 121%

Recent property market analysis by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, has found that living close to one of the...

22 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Homeowners less dependent on mortgages in the current market

A leading specialist in mortgage solutions, Henry Dannell, revealed that the number of homes owned with a mortgage or loan across the...

17 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Housing equity hotspots - Britain’s most valuable property market revealed

A study from specialist property lending firm, Octane Capital, estimates that homeowners across England have accumulated over £2.547 trillion worth of equity within...

17 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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