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‘Don’t stifle interest-only’, market tells FCA

Mortgage Strategy

24 April 2017

The Financial Conduct Authority has been urged not to stifle fresh interest-only lending a

contact borrowers to check their repayment plans. Council of Mortgage Lenders spokesman...

Bank of England ‘has over-slowed’ the home moving market’, say lenders

Suttons City Living

24 April 2017

The Bank of England is to be blamed for the drastic slowing down of the property mark

would prefer to stay put and do up their...

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Peer-to-Peer Finance News

24 April 2017

Peer-to-peer property lenders have experienced stellar growth in recent years, but will tax and regulatory changes stop the sector in i

. “They will grow from...

Buy-to-let slump puts first-time buyers in the driver’s seat

MSN Money - MSN UK

23 April 2017

Buy-to-let landlords are finally in retreat in the housing market, leavin

-to-let, with no sign of mortgage approvals returning to former levels for years. Bernard Clarke...

Gross mortgage lending increases 19% in March

21 April 2017

The Council of Mortgage Lenders estimates that gross mortgage lending reached £21.4

market conditions in this month’s market commentary, CML senior economist Mohammad Jamei said: “Mortgage...

CML urges FPC to reassess 3% affordability testing

Mortgage Strategy

21 April 2017

The Council of Mortgage Lenders is calling on the Financial Policy Committee to reassess the 3 per cent

will be merged to form UK Finance in June,...

Gross Mortgage Lending Rose by 19% in March

Landlord News

21 April 2017

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) estimates that gross mortgage lending rose by 19% in

£63 billion lent in Q1 2016.The Senior Economist at the CML, Mohammad...

Gross mortgage lending is up and down by 19% in March

Housing Excellence

20 April 2017

Gross mortgage lending went up 19% between February and March, rising to £21.4bn, according to

loaned in the first quarter of 2016. “Mortgage lending appears to be in...

Gross mortgage lending increases by 19% in March

Mortgage Introducer

20 April 2017

Tweet WhatsApp Email Gross mortgage lending increased by 19% from Febr

a 6% year-on-year fall. CML: February mortgage lending cools by 8% Mohammad Jamei, senior economist at CML, said:...

UK mortgages lending 'in neutral gear', CML predicts no election effect


20 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - UK lenders upped mortgage lending by 19% in March com

that came into effect from the beginning of April. Senior economist Mohammad Jamei said mortgage...