View more on these topics

MI B2L exclusive

Mortgage Intelligence has secured a buy-to-let exclusive with a 4.5% fixed rate for three years and no arrangement fee. At the end of three years, the rate reverts to base rate plus 1.5% for a further two years. At the end of the fix there is a two-year redemption with a discount, so it reverts to a standard base rate plus 1.5%.

Recommended

Fees slashed

Nationwide has slashed the reservation fee on its five and 10-year fixed rate mortgages. The fees dropped from 389 to 199 to encourage home owners to fix their payments for longer.

HIPs could increase risk says Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings warned today that government’s plans for the introduction of Home Information Packs could result in increased risk in the housing market for buyers and lenders, as well as investors in residential mortgage backed securities.The government’s long awaited plans to speed up the house buying process via HIPs and limit the number of failed […]

Football a turn-off for buyers

Football may be the national game but it’s a big turn-off for home buyers, a survey by Propertyfinder. com reveals. For the best valuations, cricket and tennis venues are the best. Famous cricket grounds are estimated to add 3.3% to property prices nearby. A property close to Lords cricket ground in London could be worth […]

Leeds organise varsity day

Leeds society has helped to organise a varsity day for students from Leeds Metropolitan University and the University of Leeds where the students displayed their talents to the full. The event featured 14 different sports, with teams from both universities competing in athletics, basketball, football, hockey, netball, rugby union, rugby league, squash and tennis.All matches […]

Health Shield logo - thumbnail

Health Shield launches new and improved health and wellbeing benefits

As part of its commitment to help even more companies improve employee wellness and productivity, award-winning health cash plan and wellbeing provider Health Shield has announced a raft of new and improved health benefits. From early diagnostics, detection and screening services to rehabilitation and the extension of home care support to parents, Health Shield’s range […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up