Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mortgage applicants now facing tougher questions

People applying for mortgages are now likely to face tougher questions about their lifestyle and spending commitments. Some important changes came into effect at the weekend with the implementation of the new Mortgage Market Review (MMR) rules. According to the Financial … Continue reading

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Floral May Day gifts for potential homebuyers at The Croft

The Croft, a lifestyle living development for the over 55s, is offering a special May Day gift to sales office visitors. To celebrate May Day, potential homebuyers who visit the sales office on Thursday 1 May will receive a free pot … Continue reading

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Home loan lenders welcome revised guidelines as new Mortgage Market Review rules come into force

An updated industry guide has been published for lenders and intermediaries regarding mortgage sales and servicing. Working Together has been jointly published by the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries (AMI), the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) and the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders … Continue reading

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Home sales figures highest for more than six years

Data released by the government indicates that the number of people buying and selling homes across the UK is at the highest level for more than six years. Figures released by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) show that the first … Continue reading

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New homes selling fast as housebuilders make strong starts to 2014

Three of the country’s largest housebuilders have made strong starts to the new year. Taylor Wimpey, Persimmon and Countryside all report impressive sales increase for the first three months of the year compared with the same period in 2013. Orders … Continue reading

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Ladies: your chance to find out about this year’s fashions!

Find out about this year’s fashions for women – at a special community event at The Croft in Lincolnshire tomorrow. A ladies’ fashion afternoon is being hosted at the lifestyle-living development in Bourne. The Croft has teamed up with clothing supplier … Continue reading

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33 per cent annual increase in gross UK mortgage lending

Gross mortgage lending rose by four per cent in March to £15.4 billion. The amount loaned to homebuyers was 33 per cent higher than the £11.6 billion figure recorded in March last year. According to the latest figures from the … Continue reading

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