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An Increase In Mortgage Lending – Is The Market Recovering?

There have been several signs of a healthy mortgage recovery recently, and in August this year the value of home loans issued has increased by over 30% year on year. Over £16 billion worth of mortgages was issued last month alone. This is a 28% increase on 2012 according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders. [Read More...]

Are lenders refusing to commit to the Help to Buy scheme?

In relation to the Help to Buy scheme, it has been reported that until more details are released about the benefits for lenders – and the costs – they won’t be joining the scheme any time soon. Currently, there are just two government–backed banks (Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group) that have committed [Read More...]