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.
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 […]
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.
Swaps continued to edge upwards last week, but they seem to play virtually no role in dictating what happens to mortgage rates.
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
In November last year, the FCA announced that from 31 March 2017, early exit pension charges will be capped at 1% for those customers who are eligible to access their retirement savings from age of 55. The rules also state that for new personal pension plans started after that date, or on new increments into […]
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