The self-build market requires significant further structural and cultural change if it is to become a conventional housing option within the next decade.
Loans for home improvements accounted for 28 per cent of all personal loans in 2012, research from Sainsbury’s Bank has revealed.
Bank of England Governor Sir Mervyn King has issued a warning about the mortgage guarantee element of the government’s Help to Buy scheme.
Finance brokerage company Fluent Money has launched version 2.0 of its smartphone application, the Fluent View App.
The Money Advice Service is calling for evidence to help draw up a new national strategy to improve the UK’s financial wellbeing.
Brian McCormick, head of mortgages at First Trust Bank, has been appointed the new chairman of the Council of Mortgage Lenders Northern Ireland.
April saw the highest amount of secured lending in more than three years reaching more than £41.7 million and over double what was lent in April 2011.
Insurance companies have agreed to extend the flood insurance statement of principles for one month after it expires on 30 June 2013.
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a consultation paper on changing the rules around the mortgage data that firms have to send to the regulator.
Two thirds (66 per cent) of homeowners remortgaging an existing property in April did so to take advantage of lower mortgage rates, according to research...