January 2012

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  • 95% mortgages – good news for first time buyers

    The Newcastle Building Society has today launched 2 new residential purchase and remortgage deals at 95% Loan To Value (LTV) with a rate less than 6% and standard arrangement fees, adding to the growing list of lenders looking to assist the first time buyer market. It’s great new for the housing ma...
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  • Buy To Let Mortgages continue to shine

    Buy-to-let (BTL) lending continued to grow in Q3 2011, with 34,500 BTL loans throughout the industry advanced at a value of £3.8bn. This represented a rise of 16% by volume and 19% by value compared to Q2. There were an estimated 1.38 million BTL mortgages (worth £157bn) outstanding at the end of Q...
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