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The 4 Surprises About Mortgage Applications That Most People Don’t Know About

If you haven’t applied for a mortgage before, you probably don’t realise that the application packet can be more than 100 pages. With this many pages, it can often be hard to skim through every little word to understand what […]

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Help to Buy: Friend or Foe?


Lending to first-time buyers reaches biggest quarterly total since 2007

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), which is comprised of banks, building societies and other lenders, released new figures on Monday that show lending to first-time buyers in


BBA reports increase in new mortgage borrowing for May

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UK financial regulator sounds warning over interest-only mortgages

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned homeowners with interest-only mortgages that they need to take control of their mortgage repayment planning. Research carried out by the FCA, the

House Prices fall to record levels.

UK home repossessions fall to five-year lo

Home repossessions in the UK last year fell to their lowest level since 2007, the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) reported today. Over the course of the year a

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Home repossessions in the UK continue to fall

The rate of home repossession in the UK continued to fall in the third quarter of 2012, the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) reported today. In its latest quarterly


US financial services firm MetLife sells mortgage unit to JP Morgan

US insurer MetLife Inc (NYSE:MET) said it had inked an accord to sell the mortgage servicing portfolio of its banking unit MetLife Bank NA to JPMorganChase Bank NA,


Lending to UK firms remains flat but mortgage availability improves

UK banks expect to increase mortgage lending to home buyers over the next three months, but lending to small businesses will remain flat. The Bank of England's quarterly Credit

House Price Survey for the Past Two Decades

For many people currently living at home with their family or in rented accommodation, owning a home is a big aspiration. Having a place to call your own

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