UCB Home Loans is slashing rates on its self-cert and buy-to-let two-year tracker products. However, it is increasing fixed rates on its prime self-cert and buy- to-let two, three and five-year products, its near-prime self- cert and full-status deals, as well as its prime full-status two and three-year products.
Capital Fortune Independent Mortgage Advisers has hit out at top lenders for withdrawing their current fixed rate products despite the recent interest rate hold. It says existing deals are to be replaced with higher rates across the board, significantly increasing the cost of borrowing and despite the Bank of England agreeing to put rates on […]
Pink Homes Loans has enhanced its general insurance proposition by offering its members more providers to choose from. It found that 90% brokers surveyed stated that they prefer to have the choice of using both of Pinks general insurance providers; first4cover and Paymentshield, whereas, just one in ten wanted to use a single provider. Phil […]
Abbey has repriced its two-year fixed rates from 5.49% through its intermediary arm. And its five-year fixed rates are now available from 6.14% through all channels.
The Mortgage Lender has appointed Kevin Chapman as head of mortgages. He has 20 years’ experience in mortgages and consumer credit and will help TML grow its presence in the remortgage and loan sectors.
After a volatile 2015, Peter Saacke considers the prospects for a (smooth) recovery in 2016.
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