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Mortgages

Rule change to free mortgage prisoners could happen 'fairly quickly'

FCA chief executive Andrew Bailey, was speaking to MPs this morning

15 January 2019

Lifeline for mortgage prisoners as MSE campaign takes huge step forward

The announcement is a huge step forward for MoneySavingExpert.com, which has been campaigning on the issue for years

10 January 2019

Online estate agent Emoov goes into administration

Online estate agent Emoov is set to go into administration, sparking fears customers could be left out of pocket

4 December 2018

Lord slams Government for letting time 'slip by' without helping mortgage prisoners

Lord Davies made the comment in the House of Lords yesterday

29 November 2018

180,000 first-time buyers benefit from stamp duty cut

141,100 first-time buyers have bought properties without having to pay stamp duty and a further 39,400 have paid a discounted rate in the year since First Time Buyers Relief was introduced, according to the latest figures from HM Revenue & Customs

22 November 2018

Law could be changed to help mortgage prisoners

Treasury Minister John Glen has written to Nicky Morgan MP saying that change to legislation could be considered after we leave the European Union

14 November 2018

Helping mortgage prisoners is 'a matter of urgency' says FCA

Christopher Woolard, executive director of strategy and competition at the FCA, made the comments this morning at the UK Finance Annual Mortgage Conference

6 November 2018

Budget 2018: Stamp duty relief to now include shared ownership properties

First-time buyers in shared ownership homes will pay zero stamp duty on the first £300,000 of any home that costs up to £500,000 with immediate effect, the Chancellor has announced. The change will be retrospective back to the last Budget (22 November 2017).

29 October 2018

Halifax mortgage-holders to get cash back after interest error

If you're affected you'll be receiving £20 redress from Halifax

22 October 2018

Martin Lewis: Stop handing mortgage prisoners 'life sentences'

Martin was speaking alongside MPs Nicky Morgan and John Glen at the Conservative Party Conference

3 October 2018

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