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First time buyers are back in the market

Nigel Lewis

First time buyers are back with a vengeance borrowing £5.9 billion in June, up 26% on June and 9% on the same month in 2016, the Council of Mortgage Lenders latest figures…

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Has the London rental market topped out?

Nigel Lewis

The pressures and costs of living in the capital are persuading many tenants to look elsewhere to live as demand within the London rental market ‘slides’, it has been claimed. According to the…

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New Innovation Centre opens

The Negotiator
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CML Software has made the surprise announcement that it is opening a new office, aimed purely at innovating using new technologies, at the historic Cromford Mills, within striking distance of Derby. The…

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HSBC quits CML

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The HSBC has said that it will leave the CML by the end of 2016 as industry trade bodies get set to merge – and Barclays could follow. The bank has handed…

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Mortgage lending at seven-year high

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Gross mortgage lending rose by eight per cent in 2015, taking the estimated total for the year to £220.3 billion compared with £203.3 billion in 2014, according to the Council of Mortgage…

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U-turn on BTL attack will not happen

The Negotiator
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The Government’s sudden attack on landlords is unlikely to end anytime soon despite widespread criticisms. The Government has come under attack for its plans to introduce a 3 per cent stamp duty…

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Mortgage lending hits 7-year high

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Mortgage lending has surged to its highest level since 2008 as borrowers rush to take advantage of highly competitive home loan deals. Fresh data provided by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML)…

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