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- Labour: Response to Shelter's report on housing costs - Emma Reynolds
(29/07 07:58 - PoliticsHome)
Tuesday 29th July 2014 | 00:01 Labour press release Emma Reynolds MP, Labour's Shadow Housing Minister, responding to Shelter's report on housing costs, said: "This research shows that the next generation is being priced out of home ownership....
- Nearly 2m young adults still live at home with parents says Shelter
(29/07 07:33 - This is Money)
A leading charity has called on politicians to stop pumping money into loan schemes that ‘inflate’ house prices further and instead take ‘bolder action’ to build more affordable homes for a ‘clipped...
- Nearly two million adults live with parents
(29/07 06:24 - ITV.com)
Nearly two million working young adults aged between 20 and 34 years old in England are still living with their...
- PPI: Evidencing prudent risk conduct
(29/07 05:10 - Mortgage Introducer)
Alexander Burgess is a director of British Money The Payment Protection Insurance mis-selling scandal created a protection gap of unprecedented levels - greatly increasing the number of...
- Flexibility is key to lifetime success
(29/07 05:10 - Mortgage Introducer)
Georgina Smith is managing director at Stonehaven The latest figures released by the Equity Release Council show lending rose 32% year-on-year to its highest point since 2004 at ?326 million....
- MMR three months on
(29/07 05:10 - Mortgage Introducer)
Kati Tyler is commercial director at HML The past three months since the Mortgage Market Review came in on April 26th have certainly flown. All of that preparing to get systems, processes...
- Untapped demand: Islamic mortgages
(29/07 03:18 - Mortgage Introducer)
Sharia-compliant mortgages are designed to let Muslims borrow and save while staying in line with Islamic Law, which forbids the paying or receiving of interest, which is known as ‘riba’. From 2002...
- House Prices Force Adults To Live With Parents
(29/07 03:15 - Sky News)
By Gerard Tubb, North Of England Correspondent Millions of young workers have been dubbed the "clipped wing generation" because they are forced to live with their parents by rising house prices. A...
- Carney Calls Lloyds ‘Reprehensible’ For Rate Manipulation
(29/07 02:54 - Bloomberg)
Lloyds Banking Group Plc (LLOY) ’s manipulation of key interest rates was branded “reprehensible” by Bank of England Governor Mark Carney as the lender agreed to pay 226 million pounds ($383 million)...
- Frothy property market to cool on rate hikes and regulations
(29/07 02:18 - City A.M.)
, 2:14am THE UK’S rapid house price growth will slow down as new regulations come in and gradual interest rate hikes begin, according to a report by credit ratings agency Standard & Poor’s. The research, released yesterday, suggested that UK...
- Shelter: Young need 'bolder action' than Help To Buy
(29/07 01:42 - ITV.com)
Young people need "bolder action" than the Government's flagship Help To Buy scheme if they are going to be financially independent enough to move out of their parents' home,...
- Nearly 2m working adults 'still living with parents'
(29/07 01:25 - ITV.com)
Some 1.97 million adults aged between 20 and 34-years-old are still living with their parents, according to a major housing charity....
- How Lloyds bit the hand that fed it
(29/07 00:58 - The Independent)
It has been billed as Lloyds’ Libor fine through a series of carefully placed leaks over the past few days. Turns out Lloyds’ traders were doing something far worse than playing fast and loose with the benchmark rate to keep them in bottles of Bollinger....
- EXCLUSIVE: Understanding the housing market
(29/07 00:48 - Mortgage Introducer)
With millions adversely affected, the cost of not fixing our housing problem is likely to exceed ?1 trillion. But this is the tip of an iceberg, when one considers the likely increased demand in...
- Market at 'tipping point', as sellers believe now is the time to sell
(29/07 00:22 - InsideHousing)
Confidence in the housing market has sunk to its lowest level in three years, a report has found. Source: istock Among owner-occupiers, 63% believe that now is a good time to sell Quarterly results from the Halifax Housing Market Confidence...
- Bonus clawbacks loom after Lloyds Bank Group fined
(29/07 00:16 - The Scotsman)
LLOYDS Banking Group is weighing up a clawback of bonuses up to boardroom level after being fined ?218 million by UK and US regulators yesterday for rigging interest rate benchmarks. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) fined Lloyds and Bank of...
- High housing costs force 2 million young workers to live with their parents
(29/07 00:06 - Daily Express)
The staggering statistic has prompted the UK’s biggest housing charity to call for urgent government action to help this “clipped-wing generation” fly the nest. The figure of 1.97 million people aged between 20 and 34 in England who still live in their...
- Throw crooked bankers in jail: Clamour grows as Bank of England chief says Lloyds traders 'clearly broke the law'
(28/07 23:08 - Mail Online UK)
By James Salmon Follow @@JamesSalmon79 Published: 16:58 EST, 28 July 2014 | Updated: 17:00 EST, 28 July 2014 Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said Lloyds staff involved in an astonishing scam to defraud taxpayers could be guilty of...
- Building relationships: broker struggles in the new-build market
(28/07 22:50 - Mortgage Solutions)
The new-build mortgage market is a heavily divided one. speaks to two brokers to find out whether you really do need a special something to do business in the sector. The last few years have seen numerous initiatives launched by government in an...
- ALEX BRUMMER: Taxpayers cheated by Lloyds as bank rigged rates to lower cost of crisis rescue scheme
(28/07 22:42 - This is Money)
The Bank of England makes no bones about its reaction to the disclosures that Lloyds and the Bank of Scotland rigged sterling market interest rates so as to lower the cost of funds provided under the...
- 25% of workers aged 20 to 34 can’t afford to leave parents’ home
(28/07 22:37 - Metro.co.uk)
Young workers are part of a ‘clipped wing generation’ – unable to fly the nest of their family home (Picture: Daily Mail) Record house prices and low wages are leaving millions of young people...
- As Halifax reports buyer confidence slipping, is the housing market finally cooling down?
(28/07 22:26 - City A.M.)
Howard Archer, chief European and UK economist at IHS Global Insight, says Yes. It’s not guaranteed that current signs that the housing market is cooling will prove lasting, but house price growth has likely peaked. The new regulations under the...
- The ‘clipped wing generation': A quarter of young working adults still live with their parents
(28/07 20:04 - The Independent)
Two million young adults in jobs are still living with their parents – and unable to lead fully independent lives – because housing has become so unaffordable, research has found. Rising house prices...
- English Housing Survey part 1
(28/07 20:04 - InsideHousing)
Posted by: Jules Birch 23/07/2014 It’s time again for a welter of new information about housing in England. Here’s the first of a two-part blog on what caught my eye. The English Housing Survey also covers stock conditions, energy efficiency and...
- UK property overvalued by 10-30pc
(28/07 19:47 - Mortgage Introducer)
Ryan Fowler , 28 July, 2014 And the IMF has now called on the Bank of England to be prepared to curb the market should prices get any further out of control. In its report...
- House prices in London up more than 16% in a year
(28/07 19:38 - InsideHousing)
House prices across London have risen by 16.4% in a year, according to the Land Registry house price index released today. The average house price in England and Wales has risen by 6.4% from June 2013 to June 2014. In June 2013, the annual regional...
- Fix your home loan for as long as you want - but don't delay: Lenders start pulling their best offers on near daily basis
(28/07 19:32 - This is Money)
25 shares Apply now or regret it for years – that is what experts are telling borrowers wanting rock bottom interest rates as a storm of change breaks over the mortgage market. Mortgage brokers say...
- Labour’s Help to Build scheme will succeed where the coalition has failed
(28/07 18:20 - New Statesman)
Today on a visit to a small builder in Kent, we outlined Labour’s proposal to boost small house-builders and help the next generation on to the property ladder. Our Help to Build scheme would...
- Barclays and Leeds BS latest lenders to slash rates
(28/07 18:08 - Money Marketing Online)
:05 pm | By Barclays and Leeds Building Society have today announced rate reductions across residential and buy-to-let mortgage rates, adding to a string of lenders that have cut rates in recent weeks. Barclays has reduced rates on a selection of...
- Lloyds Got Creative to Manipulate Libor
(28/07 18:03 - Bloomberg)
A lot of banks manipulated the London interbank offered rate, and those banks have been settling with regulators, and the settlements are all pretty similar. So kudos to Lloyds Banking Group for...