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Halifax Supports First Time Buyers

Published on 08/01/2011 By Tomas

Published by Mortgage Rates on Thursday, 6 January 2011 by Mark Johnston   The UK’s biggest mortgage lender, the Halifax has launched a new two year fixed rate mortgage. The loan has a 5.79% rate for first time buyers looking to get onto the UK property market. The Halifax has designed the mortgage especially for […]

Ireland’s ‘bad bank’ NAMA becomes one of world’s biggest property lenders

Published on 22/12/2010 By Tomas

Published by The Guardian on Tuesday, 21 December 2010 by # Lisa O’Carroll and Elena Moya   National Asset Management Agency takes over developers’ loans worth €70bn, acquiring some of London’s best-known landmarks including Battersea power station Ireland’s controversial new “bad bank” has overnight become one of the biggest property banks in the world after […]

Are first-time property buyers the key to the UK economic upturn?

Published on 27/08/2010 By Tomas

Published by Financial Advice Thursday 26th August 2010 At this moment in time the first-time buyer of property in the UK is a very rare commodity as mortgage lenders look to pull up the drawbridge and reduce their short-term risks. Despite the fact that we have seen an increase in the number of first-time property […]