Emma Lunn

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Prices, demand and supply all in decline: RICS

House prices are falling nationally, buyer demand is weakening and levels of housing stock coming to the market are close to an all-time low, according to RICS. RICS’ UK Residential Market Survey for October 2018 RICS says the lack of demand from new buyers is a result of heightened political uncertainty, ongoing affordability pressures, a […]

Accord reduces rates by up to 0.29%

Accord has reduced selected fixed rate mortgages by up to 0.29 per cent for borrowers with 25 per cent, 20 per cent and 15 per cent deposits. For home-movers and remortgagers borrowing at 75 per cent loan-to-value, Accord is offering a two-year fixed rate of 1.69 per cent, with a £495 product fee. Brokers with […]

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London prime property market “in limbo”: Coutts

Buyers and sellers in London have adopted a “wait-and-see” mode while Brexit negotiations play out, according to Coutts. The private bank’s London Prime Property Index reveals a stagnant market. Across the capital’s prime hotspots, sales transactions are reported to be down -5.5 per cent versus Q2 2018, and -15.8 per cent from the same time […]

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Tenet partners with Cambridge building society

Tenet has announced a partnership with Cambridge Building Society, offering residential and buy-to-let mortgages for properties in Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire and Suffolk. TenetLime managing director Simon Broadley says: “We’re pleased to now offer direct access to Cambridge’s range of products. They genuinely assess cases on their individual merits, with a flexible […]

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Buy-to-let fixed rates on upward trend: Property Master

Fixed rate mortgages for buy-to-let landlords are up across the board, according to online mortgage broker Property Master. The online mortgage broker’s mortgage tracker report found a month-on-month increase in average rates across all classes of two and five-year fixed rate mortgages for landlords. According to Property Master’s research the monthly cost of a two-year […]

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Mark Graves joins HL Partnership and Mortgage Support Network

HL Partnership and Mortgage Support Network have appointed Mark Graves as chief operating officer. Graves recently left Sesame Bankhall Group, where he was Sesame Network and PMS Mortgage Club managing director. In his new role Graves will report to chief executive Chris Tanner and be responsible for developing potential new business opportunities and providing strategic […]

Leeds BS launches sub 1% mortgage

Leeds building society has launched a range of discount mortgages with initial pay rates starting at 0.99 per cent. A two-year deal with a 4.7 per cent discount off Leeds’ standard variable rate (currently 5.69 per cent), giving an initial pay rate of 0.99 per cent, is available up to 65 per cent loan-to-value with […]

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New digital lender Molo launches

New digital mortgage lender Molo Finance has launched in beta mode with a buy-to-let product range. The fintech claims the digital mortgage application is the first of its kind in the UK. Users can go through a complete mortgage application process and get an offer in as little as 15 minutes directly from their mobile. […]