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Buy-to-let mortgage stress test shock

Sheila Manchester

As mortgage approvals continue to fall – down to 60,058 in August from 60,925 in July – buy-to-let lending is also likely to decrease with the latest news from the BoE’s Prudential…

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The Brexit effect

The Negotiator
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It’s that ‘turmoil’ word again, as the UK flounders in a mire of political pronouncements and predictions.

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BoE may curb credit growth

The Negotiator
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The Bank of England may consider introducing measures to improve financial stability if household debt grows faster than the rest of the economy, says the bank policymaker in charge of financial stability.…

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Investors hung out to dry as BoE gets tough

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The Bank of England has announced plans to introduce more stringent checks on buy-to-let lenders amid concerns that the property investment market is moving into bubble territory. The Bank’s Prudential Regulation Authority…

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Bank of England to consult on buy-to-let ‘prudence’

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The Bank of England has published a consultation paper (CP) which seeks views on its proposals which could result in strict limitations for buy-to-let mortgages. David Smith (left), the Residential Landlords Association’s…

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