Housing round up: Government launch NewBuy mortgage scheme, Interest Only mortgage “time bomb”

Housing & mortgage round upThis week saw the launch of the government’s NewBuy mortgage scheme to help people get onto the housing ladder. The launch came in the same week that a survey showed rental prices were falling and the FSA warned of an Interest Only mortgage “time bomb”. NewBuy mortgage scheme launched Are you looking for mortgage ...

Housing round up: Withdrawal of Stamp Duty amnesty

Housing & mortgage round upThis week we look at the effect the Stamp Duty amnesty has had on first time buyer activity. We cover the news that lloyds TSB have tightened their interest only mortgage criteria. Are you looking for mortgage advice?...