Bank rate rise: duck for cover?
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The recent rise in the Bank of England?s base rate from 0.25% to 0.5% had been widely predicted. Some lenders had already raised their rates before the announcement, and others swiftly followed suit.
Hacked off
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The house buying process usually involves the electronic transfer of large amounts of money and, to most of us, is the biggest purchase we will ever make. It is therefore particularly concerning that conveyancing fraud has become an increasing problem in recent years.
Consolidation and Innovation
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Lenders will soon be represented by a new body, which is set to replace the six current bodies that regulate the financial sector.
Mind the Gap
Posted by: Titlesolv
The recent High Court case of Baker v Craggs highlights the consequences of failing to register a property within the priority period of a Land Registry search.
Buy-to-let under pressure
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Buy-to-let lenders are facing a double whammy, and as a result, will start to stress-test buyers at a higher threshold from January 2017.
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