First-time buyer borrowing on the rise

23 Oct 2017

New research suggests that mortgage lending to first-time buyers is on the rise across the UK.

Mortgage approvals up by nearly eight per cent year-on-year

2 Oct 2017

The latest data has revealed that UK mortgage approvals soared to 66,145 in August, up by almost eight per cent year-on-year.

Property transactions dip slightly in August but market ‘resilient’

25 Sep 2017

New research suggests that property transactions fell slightly between July and August this year, but that transactional volumes were still up significantly when compared with figures from 2016.

UK commercial property market thriving in many regions, figures suggest

18 Sep 2017

The UK’s commercial property market is booming, with various regions across the nation enjoying increased activity and investment.

Property market ‘buoyant’ throughout summer months

11 Sep 2017

Britain’s property market remained ‘buoyant’ throughout June, July and August, with prices and transactions both picking up towards the end of the summer.

Mortgage approvals hit 16-month high

4 Sep 2017

UK mortgage approvals hit an impressive 16-month high in July, up five per cent on figures recorded the previous month, the latest seasonally-adjusted figures from the Bank of England suggest.

New PRA rules to shake-up mortgage ‘stress tests’ for landlords

14 Aug 2017

Imminent new rules in relation to so-called mortgage ‘stress tests’ will be phased in between now and October 2017, and could make it more difficult for buy-to-let landlords with large portfolios to access new mortgages.

Landlord ordered to pay almost £175k in Court

8 Aug 2017

A UK landlord who was found guilty of serious planning offences has been ordered to pay almost £175,000 in Court.

Property price index suggests growth is “in line with expectations”

7 Aug 2017

New research published by one of the UK’s leading mortgage lenders has forecast that Britain’s property market will remain buoyant towards the end of 2017.

Study suggests steady rise in mortgage approvals

31 Jul 2017

A new study suggests that mortgage approvals continue to rise, with the total number of loans approved in June 2017 up by 1.4 per cent year-on-year.