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First-time buyer activity continues to grow in June
June mortgage lending trends show month-on-month and year-on-year increases in house purchase, buy-to-let and remortgage activity.
Week in Westminster - 11 August 2017
A round-up of key parliamentary business during the week beginning 7 August 2017.
Mortgage arrears and possessions fell again in the second quarter
The number of mortgages in arrears of 2.5% or more of the outstanding balance declined to the lowest level since at least 1994 when this run of data began.
Older borrowers: why we need a more joined-up approach
Borrowers need more generic advice and guidance to understand their borrowing options in later life.
Replacing Bills of Sale: a new Goods Mortgages Bill consultation on draft clauses
In our response, we recommend that, given the complexities which arise in terms of priority of goods mortgages and land mortgages, fixtures should be excluded from the definition of goods.
Statistic of the week
Home movers borrowed £7.8bn in June 2017 - up 26% on May and 15% year-on-year.Read more...