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“It is positive to see the FCA recognise that there are high levels of customer engagement in the mortgage market and that the commercial relationships between lenders and mortgage brokers broadly work. Although the study focuses on increasing consumer choice early in the process there appears to be a lack of consistency in the approach from price comparison websites...
The weak economic outlook and continued uncertainty about the impact of the UK’s exit from the EU are factors that are generally driving consumer sentiment about the housing market down right across Britain. However people in Scotland have become a little more optimistic than they were a year ago. Propertry Tracker results.
The weak economic outlook and continued uncertainty about the impact of the UK’s exit from the EU are factors driving negative consumer sentiment about the housing market across the country. However people in the North West are bucking the trend and are by far the most optimistic about their prospects in the housing market, if slightly less so than a year ago. Property Tracker results.
The weak economic outlook and continued uncertainty about the impact of the UK’s exit from the EU are factors driving negative consumer sentiment about the housing market, and Londoners are feeling the most negative of all UK regions, although they are a little less pessimistic than they were a year ago. Property Tracker results.
Property Tracker: The weak economic outlook and continued uncertainty about the impact of the UK’s exit from the EU are factors driving negative consumer sentiment about the housing market for a 4th consecutive quarter across Britain.
Robin Fieth, Chief Executive of the Building Societies Association comments on the appointment of the new FinTech Envoys announced by the Chancellor, Right Hon Philip Hammond MP in his speech at the International FinTech Conference today
Industry confirms new voluntary agreement for Cash ISA Transfer Performance in 2018
Released today, lending and savings figures from the BSA for 2017 show that building societies approved 29% of all new mortgages in 2017, and savers deposited £8.5 billion in building society accounts.
Today’s follow-up from the FCA on interest-only mortgages paints a broadly positive picture in which lenders are taking action to engage with and help customers with this type of mortgage. The objective since 2013 has been to discuss alternatives with borrowers who risk being unable to repay their mortgage at the end of their term
Comparing the two groups as a whole, building societies continue to outperform banks in key areas, latest figures produced by Savings Champion has shown.
Released today, the latest BSA Property Tracker survey results reveal that:
Commenting on the Chancellor’s housing proposals, Andrew Gall, Chief Economist at the Building Societies Association said:
“Much of what the Chancellor said moved the housing debate in the right direction...
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