Latest mortgage news - Buy-to-let

14 Apr 2015

Mortgage lending is lower than expected in February ahead of the general election

The Council of Mortgage Lending report shows house purchases have declined 16%, a greater amount than expected due to the election.

04 Mar 2015

Buy-to-let landlords have large deposits as first time buyers struggle to compete

Deposits from buy-to-let landlords have increased by 15% to an average £100,000 compared to struggling first time buyers.

20 Feb 2015

Mortgage lending declines in January says CML

According to the Council for Mortgage Lending (CML) gross mortgage lending decreased by 14% in January to £14.3 billion.

19 Feb 2015

Buy-to-let mortgages to landlords soar 26% higher as rates at record lows

Data from the CML shows lending to buy-to-let landlords has increased by 26% in the last quarter of 2014 compared to the previous year.

14 Feb 2015

Home repossessions and mortgage arrears at lowest level since 2006

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) have released data showing the number of homeowners losing their house is down 26% in the last year.

06 Feb 2015

House prices bounce back for the first time in six months, says Halifax

Over the three months to January house prices were 1.9% higher than the previous period across the UK despite uncertainty over the election.

24 Jan 2015

Mortgage lending reaches a six-year high but numbers are slowing

Data from the Council of Mortgage Lending shows mortgage lending has reached a six-year high although lending has now slowed.

05 Dec 2014

Stamp duty reform to benefit homebuyers but London homes are the hardest hit

The Council for Mortgage Lending (CML) has released new figures showing mortgage lending has reduced over the last four months.

10 Nov 2014

Buy-to-let landlords to own £1 trillion of property value by 2015

A report by lender Kent Reliance shows the value of buy-to-let property owned by landlords is at £930.7 billion increasing 13.3% in the last year.

28 Sep 2014

Mortgage lending limits begin as first time buyers offered discount new build homes

The Bank of England to cool home loan market by limiting the number of people borrowing four and a half times their income.

16 Aug 2014

Mortgage lenders warn homeowners of higher costs with interest rate rise

The Council of Mortgage Lenders has warned of an interest rate rise from the Bank of England is more likely increasing costs to homeowners.

31 Jul 2014

Interest rates must rise as homebuyer confidence reaches a low

The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, says interest rates must rise to avoid a housing bubble developing.

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