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Website calls for family homes

Smartnewhomes.

com has renewed its call for more family homes as flats continue to dominate the newbuild market. David Bexon, managing director of smartnewhomes. com, says: “The lack of suitable family homes is a serious issue and cannot be ignored.”

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With uncertain economic times ahead, the Mortgage Strategy GE Money Home Lending Shadow Monetary Policy Committee is in favour of holding the base rate at 5.50% to see what the effects of the recent rises will be as they feed through the economy

Advantage changes self-cert criteria

Advantage has changed the criteria of its self-cert product. First-time buyers now have access to an increased LTV of 90%, up from 85%. In addition, fees can now be added up to a maximum LTV of 97%.Aimed at the mainstream market and launched in March this year, Advantage’s self-cert range of products is available to […]

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