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UK mortgage approval volumes take a downward turn in May – BBA

UK banking and financial services association BBA released its latest figures for British high street banks on Tuesday, which reveal that mortgage approvals decreased in May this year. BBA’s data relates to the UK activity of 21 institutions across the […]

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Mortgage approvals on the rise in the UK

The UK housing sector is showing signs of a steady recovery with the news today that the latest figures from the Bank of England indicate that more mortgages

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Bank of England reports continued rise in mortgage approvals

Further signs are emerging of a recovery in the UK housing market, as the Bank of England said today that mortgage approvals rose again in December 2012. The number

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US banks see higher earnings on capital market activity, mortgage refinancing

Increased capital market activity drove stronger earnings and increased profitability for major US banks in the third quarter of last year, according to ratings agency Fitch Ratings. Fitch said

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UK mortgage lending bounced back in May, CML reports

Mortgage lending for house purchases in the UK rose again in May 2012 after a slump in April following the end of the stamp duty holiday for first-time


Mortgage lending for UK house purchases down in April

Mortgage lending in the UK dropped significantly in April, the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) said today. Lending for house purchases fell by 30% compared with the previous month,

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Wells Fargo Reports First-Quarter 2012 Revenue of $21.6 Billion

Wells Fargo and Co. (WFC:NYSE) have announced strong figures for the first quarter due to its dominant position in mortgage refinancing, with the bank being involved in one

House Prices fall to record levels.

Mortgage deals at their cheapest ever

Low interest rates have allowed mortgage lenders to offer some of the best ever deals. Monthly repayments have fallen to just £494 a month for the average homeowner. However potential


Barclays introduces competitive 90 per cent LTV mortgages with zero fees

Barclays, through its mortgage arm Woolwich, is extending its range of fixed rate mortgage deals to 90 per cent loan to value (LTV) from tomorrow, including a competitive


Homeowners could benefit from latest fixed-rate deals

Now could be a good time to find a new fixed-rate mortgage deal, according to financial solutions company Think Money. With rates on many fixed-rate deals recently falling -

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