• Over 240,000 FTBs have used Help to Buy

    The Treasury has stated that over 285,000 homeowners, including 240,000 first time buyers, have already been supported by the government’s Help to Buy sch ...

  • Complete FS outlines 2017 expo details

    Complete FS is to hold its 15th annual Specialist Lender Expo at the Ageas Hilton Hotel, Southampton on 21 September.  The South Coast based packager and ...

  • L&G Retention Matrix now covers retention proc fees

    Legal & General Mortgage Club has updated its Retention Matrix to include the latest lender procuration fees on retention products. It has also includ ...

  • CML downgrades buy-to-let forecasts

    Gross mortgage lending reached £20.1 billion in May, the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has estimated. This is a 12% increase on both April last month ...

  • Keystone Property Finance unveils case tracking system

    Keystone Property Finance has launched MyKeystone, an online case tracking facility for brokers using its Classic Range of buy-to-let mortgages. MyKeyston ...

  • Investec Private Banking appoints BDM

    James Glynne-Percy has been appointed as a business development manager (BDM) at Investec Private Banking.  Glynne-Percy (pictured) joined Investec in 201 ...

  • Lloyds maintains position as UK’s largest lender

    The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has published its data showing mortgage lending by its members in 2016, with Lloyds Banking Group remaining the larg ...

  • FSE Wales seminar programme revealed

    The full seminar programme for next week’s Financial Services Expo (FSE) Wales event has been published. FSE Wales, formerly FSE Cardiff, will be held for ...

  • CML downgrades buy-to-let forecasts

    Gross mortgage lending reached £20.1 billion in May, the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has estimated. This is a 12% increase on both April last month ...

  • Keystone Property Finance unveils case tracking system

    Keystone Property Finance has launched MyKeystone, an online case tracking facility for brokers using its Classic Range of buy-to-let mortgages. MyKeyston ...

  • 3mc website allows criteria comparison

    3mc has improved the functionality of its website, now letting brokers compare and contrast the criteria of all lenders on its panel in three steps. Broke ...

  • London has lowest cost to rent proportion in UK

    London is the most expensive region in the country to be a landlord, according to Kent Reliance. The specialist lender's research shows that the average c ...

  • New resi and BTL deals from Virgin Money

    Virgin Money has unveiled a range of new mortgage products across its residential and buy-to-let range. New residential products: Two-year fixed rate at 6 ...

  • Fixed rate BTL cuts at Foundation Home Loans

    Foundation Home Loans has reduced its two, three and five-year fixed rates on its buy-to-let Standard Range from 2.99%, 3.19% and 3.29% respectively. The ...

  • Keystone cuts Classic Range rates

    Keystone Property Finance has cut all rates in its Classic Range by 10 basis points. The lender’s LIBOR has also been reset downwards at 0.29%. Pricing in ...

  • Doubling in expat BTL enquiries

    Skipton International has reported a large increase in mortgage enquiries from British expats in the first five months of 2017, compared to the same time ...

  • AMI calls for up-front product levy

    Robert Sinclair, chief executive of the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries (AMI), has re-iterated his calls for a fairer FSCS system which would be ba ...

  • FSCS providing increased reassurance

    New research by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) shows that almost two-thirds of respondents feel reassured knowing that FSCS protects th ...

  • Let’s not overreach ourselves again

    A few years ago, an enterprising publisher launched a ‘good news’ paper only for it to fold quickly as there was no interest. It says a lot about the huma ...

  • FCA publishes mission and business plan

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its Mission, which aims to give firms and consumers greater clarity about how the FCA prioritises its ...

  • FCA seeks to tackle persistent credit card debt

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is proposing new rules to help customers who are in persistent credit card debt. The move follows the FCA’s study of ...

  • FCA issues fine over WhatsApp disclosure

    he Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today fined Christopher Niehaus, a former investment banker, £37,198 for sharing client confidential information ...

  • 2016 a “transition year” for second charges

    Enterprise Finance’s latest Second Charge Report has found that the second charge mortgage market grew just 4% year-on-year to December 2016, owing to dis ...

  • Almost half of DAs to respond to FSCS consultation

    TMA Mortgage Club has claimed that 47% of Directly Authorised (DA) advisers are planning on responding to the FSCS consultation, which closes in one week. ...