First time buyers are not benefiting from FLS, according to new research

FLS bank lending reserved for low-risk mortgage borrowers

New research from Moneyfacts suggests that the cheap funds accessed through the Bank of England's Funding for Lending Scheme is failing to reach borrowers with small deposits.

The CML reports a rise in lending to FTB's

CML reports rise in lending to first-time buyers

The Council of Mortgage Lenders reports a rise in lending to first-time buyers and a small rise in other types of mortgage lending which remain well below historical levels.

Mortgage borrowing increased slightly in September, according to the BBA

BBA reports small rise in mortgage borrowing

The British Bankers Association has reported a fifth consecutive monthly rise in mortgage repayments but borrowing levels are still below historical norms.

Homeowners are opting to stay put

CML reports 10% drop in monthly mortgage lending

The Council of Mortgage Lending reports a ten per cent drop in monthly mortgage lending due to a lack of demand in getting a mortgage and remortgaging.

Fewer people are drawing equity from their homes

Brits repay £122b more on homes than borrowed since 2008

Housing equity withdrawal fell in the first quarter of 2012, latest figures show, meaning fewer people borrowed against their homes for other major purchases.

New 10 year fixed rate mortgages at the Leeds

Leeds BS launches 10 year fixed rate mortgage at 4.58%

Leeds Building Society has launched a 10 year fixed rate mortgage available up to 75 per cent loan to value at 4.58 per cent.

Gross mortgage lending leapt 24% during May

Mortgage lending up 24% in May, says CML

UK mortgage lending recovered in May, rising 24 per cent over the month, according to industry figures published today.

Yorkshire BS to trim high LTV lending rates

Yorkshire BS cuts 90% mortgage rates

The Yorkshire Building Society is to reduce fixed rates on 90 per cent loan to value (LTV) mortgages by up to 0.25 per cent.

Banks offer fee free mortgage deal

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks launch fee free mortgages

Starting next week, Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks are to waive the £999 arrangement fee for customers switching or taking out a new mortgage before July 14.

Mortgage approvals increased slightly in April, reports the Bank of England

Brits pay down credit cards at fastest rate for five years

The Bank of England reports that mortgage approvals rose slightly in April and that UK consumers repaid credit card bills at the fastest rate in five years.

New mortgage rates from Virgin Money

Virgin cuts mortgage rates

Virgin Money has trimmed the lending rates on selected fixed mortgages by up to 0.2 per cent. The latest range features residential and buy to let deals.

Barclays lowers mortgage rates

Barclays cuts fixed rate mortgages by up to 0.2%

Barclays has reduced the lending rates on most of its two year fixed mortgages. Its remortgage deal has been cut to 3.74 per cent with no application fee.

Long term care costs set to increase

Long term care costs to reach £38bn a year by 2025

The annual cost of long term care in the UK is expected to increase to £33,000 per person by 2025, a new report reveals.

New fixed rate mortgages at Barclays

Barclays unveils new fixed rate mortgage deals

Barclays is offering an escape from rising standard variable rates (SVR) with the launch today of four competitively priced fixed rate mortgages.

New mortgages unveiled at the Coventry

Coventry BS unveils 65% LTV offset mortgages from 3.49%

Coventry Building Society has introduced a range of offset and buy to let mortgages with flat fees at 65 per cent loan to value.

New BTL mortgage rates from Platform

Platform cuts rates on buy to let products

Platform, The Co-operative Bank’s intermediary mortgage lender, has lowered the rates on its range of two year fixed rate buy to let products by 0.2 per cent.

Coventry BS has launched a new range of mortgage deals

Coventry BS launch new range of fixed rate mortgage deals

Coventry Building Society has launched a new range of five-year fixed rate mortgage deals for first-time buyers, buy-to-let investors and homeowners looking to remortgage.

58% of Britons lose out on savings by never re-mortgaging

58% of Britons lose out on savings by never re-mortgaging

Failing to remortgage could be costing Britons money, new figures have demonstrated.

Remortgaging is up markedly on last year, the CML has shown

Remortgaging in August '30% up on last year'

Significantly more people are remortgaging than they were last year, new figures have shown.

Santander has launched a new two-year fixed remortgage deal

Santander offers new two-year fixed remortgage deal

Spanish banking giant Santander has boosted its range of mortgages with a new two-year fixed remortgage rate.

Platform launches range of two-year fixed rate mortgages

Platform launches range of two-year fixed rate mortgages

People who are on the lookout for a mortgage may wish to consider the range of new products on offer from Platform, the intermediary mortgage lender of the Co-operative Bank.

Santander mortgages 'will suit a variety of needs'

Santander mortgages 'will suit a variety of needs'

Homebuyers and those interested in remortgaging may find a package that suits their needs in the latest range of mortgage products launched by Santander.

Remortgaging an option as Santander reveal new deals?

Santander reduces rates on mortgage range

A number of rate reductions by Santander to its two-year fixed-rate products may encourage individuals to take action in order to make their finances go further.

Remortgaging up in Q1

Remortgaging picks up in first quarter of 2011

A spike in remortgage activity is thought to be tied to the expectations of an increase in interest rates.

Leeds Building Society reduces mortgage rate

Leeds Building Society reduces mortgage rate

Leeds Building Society has revealed a reduction of 0.2 per cent for its two-year fixed rate mortgage, which may appeal to people coming to the end of their exisiting deal.

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