A tenancy deposit scheme has recorded just 341 disputes among its 200,000 accounts. Mydeposits.co.uk says the 200,000 figure represents more than £177m worth of deposits protected by some 31,000 landlords and letting agents.
If ever there was a time that consumers needed protection from bullying lenders eager to evict them, it is now. And if there was a time those struggling with repayments needed to be treated with dignity, it is now. But it seems lenders have been given a window to ensure the worrying trend of repossessions continues.
The Land Registry says house prices in England and Wales remained static during February, with the average price standing at £185,616. Prices in London fell by 0.4%, with average house prices dropping to £353,760. But at 10.6%, annual growth in the city remains higher than in any other region. The West Midlands experienced the highest […]
More from Bettelley’s bash, a night when the booze flowed faster than lenders repricing their deals. Jonathan Cornell got a welcome that was warm and slightly confused.
BuildLoan is now marketing a lifetime tracker product from The Mortgage Business.BuildLoan, the intermediary arm of self-build and renovation specialist BuildStore, says the tracker is offered at bank rate plus 2.44% for the length of the term.It is available for up to 85% LTV to self-builders, renovators, convertors and home improvers.
After an “interesting” year, Peter Saacke separates the so-what stories (the Swiss franc, Grexit) from the ones with lasting impact on global equities.
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