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Mortgage approvals hit highest levels since 2008

blog-generic Mortgage approvals hit a four year high in January thanks to a combination of falling mortgage rates, a wider range of mortgages available to borrowers, and an improvement in lender confidence, according to e.surv chartered surveyors. e.surv’s latest Mortgage Monitor Read More →

FTB numbers trigger housing market optimism for 2013

Holiday Homes insurance from Integrity By any measure, 2013 has got off to a positive start.  We normally see a gradual recovery from the festive hiatus, but January’s valuations market has come bouncing back.  Credit conditions have shown signs of easing in the New Year Read More →

23% of Britons have never reviewed their mortgage

Home Insurance from Integrity Research from Santander 123 has found that a third of current account holders surveyed say they’ve never reviewed their current account. As expected, home insurance is the most frequently reviewed product with 73 per cent of people evaluating their policy Read More →

Tesco launches deals from 2.28%

Tesco launches deals from 2.28% Tesco Bank is offering competitive new mortgage deals with rates starting at 2.28% on a 2 year fixed rate (60% LTV) and 2.89% (previously 3.39%) on a 5 year fixed rate (70% LTV). The new range also includes a new Read More →

Leeds burglary hotspot faces 20% insurance hike

blog-generic Residents in Leeds neighbourhood tops the UK list of burglary hotspots Resident in a Leeds neighbourhood could face up to a 20% increase in their home insurance after the location came out top of the UKs’ burglary hotspots, according to Read More →

Flood insurance talks advanced

blog-property The Government is at an “advanced stage” in its negotiations with the Association of British Insurers (ABI) over the future of flood insurance, a minister has insisted after Labour claimed the talks were in “absolute disarray”. Defra minister Richard Benyon Read More →