Posts Tagged ‘help to buy’

Mortgage approvals slow but is anyone to blame?

Monday, June 9th, 2014

The last month has witnessed the formal introduction of the Mortgage Market Review (MMR), and in both the lead up to and the intervening period since the new regulations became effective we have seen market activity reach something of a plateau.


The on-going recovery and the introduction of MMR

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Britain’s economy is now expected to be the fastest growing of any of the G7’s group of major economies, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), who now forecast that the UK economy will grow by 2.9% in 2014 – a further increase on the 2.5% forecast only three months ago -and will grow by a further 2.5% next year.


Help to Buy – a market changer?

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

David Cameron’s announcement at the Conservative party conference to bring forward the commencement of the second phase of the Help to Buy – Mortgage Guarantee scheme three months early has certainly caused some frenetic activity in the housing and mortgage markets.