Category: fca

Mortgage prisoner? There’s light at the end of the tunnel…for some.

Around 140,000 people with mortgages are currently classed as ‘mortgage prisoners’.  This means that they could be with a lender who is no longer active, or a lender who has ‘bought’ a number of clients from other lenders but who does not offer additional mortgage products once the customers current incentive rate period comes to […]

Lenders have to report statistics. Are you one of them?

According to the CML (Council of Mortgage Lenders), gross mortgage lending in January totalled an estimated £18.9bn.  This is an increase of 2% on January 2016, and down 6% from December.  There were 29,743 loans approved for house purchase in January, according to the British Bankers Association (BBA), with the average loan approved for house […]