Prime London rental value decline slows: Savills

The decline in prime London residential rental values has begun to slow down following a 0.8 per cent fall last year, according to Savills. Less expensive properties fared better than the higher valued residences, with tenants seeking value increasingly drawn to primes areas, adds the estate agent. As a result, rents in central London have […]


Primis adds Holloway Friendly to protection panel

Primis Mortgage Network has added Holloway Friendly to its protection panel. The products and support services that Primis advisers will be able to use include easy access to underwriters, reviewable exclusions, generous BMI limits, potential cover for hazardous hobbies and consideration for customers with type 2 diabetes, according to network. Primis protection manager Steve Berry […]

Ami calls for clarity on advised and execution-only product transfer figures

The Association of Mortgage Intermediaries has called on UK Finance to disclose the split between intermediated, advised and execution-only product transfer lending. UKF became the first to publish product transfer data last year, but does not reveal how volumes are split between advised and unadvised lending. In its latest economic bulletin, Ami also calls on lenders […]

Mortgage market to remain flat in 2019: Imla

The intermediary mortgage lenders association has predicted that total gross mortgage lending, loans for house purchase and remortgaging activity will remain flat in 2019. Imla estimates the markets to be at £269bn, £156bn, and £102bn, respectively. The body adds that, according to its latest report, nearly five million borrowers would have been expected to buy their first […]