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Scottish trends in spotlight at Expo

Kennedy Foster, Scotland policy consultant at the Council of Mortgage Lenders, will chair a seminar on housing market trends in Scotland at the Mortgage Business Expo in Glasgow on Thursday.


Will the end of high LTV deals affect your ability to buy or remortgage?

Last week the death knell rang for the 125% LTV mortgage, as Coventry, Northern Rock, Alliance & Leicester and BM Solutions pulled their deals. The withdrawals are bad news for first-time buyers who are now likely to have an even tougher time getting on the property ladder. So, this week Mortgage Strategy asks… Will the […]

Credit crisis moves into the courtroom

The decision by Germany’s HSH Nordbank to sue Swiss bank UBS for failing to manage assets according to prudent investment objectives is an interesting move and represents the next stage of the ongoing credit crisis.

Market watch 3 March 2008

Swaps continued to edge upwards last week, but they seem to play virtually no role in dictating what happens to mortgage rates.

The month at a glance

On Wednesday 21 February Gordon Brown celebrated his 57th birthday and his first as prime minister. To mark the occasion the nation clubbed together to give him a bank of his very own


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