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Property wealth trumps pension savings

Property wealth is worth more than the total pension savings for nearly six out of 10 over-55s, according to research from one financial adviser.

Home loans hit lowest level for 15 months

Home loans have hit their lowest level in 15 months, according to e.surv's latest market report.

First-time buyers increased in February

The number of first-time buyers increased in February, according to figures released today from the Council of Mortgage Lenders. 14,100 loans worth £1.7 billion were taken out by first-time buyers, up by 8% from the month before and up by 18% compared to last year.

Increased demand defies rising rates, says Mortgage Advice Bureau

Recent rate rises and the passing of the Stamp Duty exemption have done little to slow demand, according to the latest National Mortgage Index from the UK's leading independent mortgage broker, Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB).

Mortgage rates rise in UK

Mortgage rates have risen in the UK, according to new research. The report, published by MoneySupermarket, shows that average mortgage rates for two-year and five-year mortgages have "crept up" after hitting record lows in 2011.

FHA to raise insurance premiums in April

The Federal Housing Administration will raise mortgage insurance premiums this April in order to repair the health of its emergency fund.

America struggles with 3 million negative equity mortgages

A national write-down of three million negative equity mortgages in the United States, cutting borrowers’ loan balances to the point where they have positive equity in their properties, could cost the country’s taxpayers $100bn, says Edward DeMarco, the acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

80 Cent ‘typo’ almost cost man home

Didn't think you could lose your home over a mere 80 cents? Think again.

UK mortgage lending sees fourth consecutive year on year increase

Gross mortgage lending in the UK in November totalled an estimated £13 billion, with the monthly figure showing its fourth consecutive year on year rise, according to figures published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders yesterday.

Mortgage approvals hit highest level since November 2009

Loans for home purchases reached their highest number since December 2009 in November thanks to the loosest mortgage lending conditions seen since the Lehman collapse, according to the latest Mortgage Monitor from e.surv chartered surveyors.
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2018/02/25 07:13:43am