Research published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders concludes that the most effective policies for providing affordable home ownership will be those that offer the flexibility for young buyers to only take on levels of mortgage debt that are prudent given their incomes and other commitments.
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BDS Mortgage Group has appointed Sarah Barnett as business development manager with responsibility for managing key broker relationships. Blemain newscast Blemain Finance has participated in the c2-financial weekly web newscast.
Equifax has launched a pocket guide to combating corporate ID theft and fraud, designed to provide businesses with an accurate and easy-to-read overview of the risks and solutions available.
From Jason Simpson I am interested to know how other brokers find working with Halifax at the moment. I have a case that has been in the underwriting phase since early April. The application is for a remortgage with a guarantor at about 85% LTV and it’s as strong a guarantor case as you will […]
Halifax house price index shows that house prices increased by 0.1% in May, the smallest monthly rise since January’s 0.2% fall. Halifax says as expected, technical factors, specifically, the corresponding figures last year were weak – and recent momentum in the housing market have caused house price inflation to pick up in early 2006. The […]
What does a well-diversifed portfolio look like? What were the quarterly trends in model portfolios in Q4 2015? The Portfolio Barometer highlights trends uncovered by analysis of 210 model risk-rated portfolios managed by UK financial adviser and wealth management firms in the three months from October to December 2015. The model portfolios under review were […]
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