Variable Rate Mortgage

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First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Are Our Mortgage Markets Broken?

To lend or not to lend – that is the question for banks…Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said in June: “It is difficult for any homeowner who doesn’t have pristine credit these days to get a mortgage. I think that is one of the factors that is causing ... [Published Value Walk - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Would you take a £750 gamble on a variable rate mortgage?

Published:Lenders are tempting budget-conscious homebuyers with dirt-cheap ‘discount’ variable-rate mortgages.But borrowers who are being lured in by the promise of more than £750 savings are being warned that, with an interest rate rise imminent, anything ... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Understanding mortgages in Saudi Arabia

Looking to become a homeowner in Saudi Arabia? Luckily, residents are being encouraged to invest into the property market. The Mortgage Law is protecting the interest of buyers, and new housing units are being built to increase supply, bringing down ... [Published Souqalmal.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Coventry BS tempts small deposit borrowers, but is it safe to take a variable rate mortgage now?

Published: has launched a range of mortgages aimed at buyers with low deposits of 10 per cent.It is offering a two-year fixed rate and if you are brave enough, a variable rate for the whole mortgage term.You are taking a risk with a variable rate as it ... [Published This Is Money - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATED: Highest amount of mortgage cash issued in six years

UPDATED: Highest amount of mortgage cash issued in six yearsAugust 20, 2014 at 10:37 AM Myra Butterworth Leave a commentMortgage lending jumped to a six-year high in July as the market remained resilient in the face of regulatory change, figures showed ... [Published Zoopla! - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Interest rate rise is nearer after dramatic Bank of England vote

The minutes of the August meeting of the Bank’s rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee show that Ian McCafferty and Martin Weale backed a quarter-point rise.They were outvoted by the other seven members of the committee, including Governor Mark Carney, ... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Rate rise 'would be a catastrophe' for millions of familes: MP's warning after two Bank officials vote for hike

Interest rate hikes being considered by the Bank of England would be a catastrophe for millions of families, a senior Tory MP said last night.Mark Garnier, who sits on the Treasury committee in the Commons, said any increase would herald ‘a very difficult ... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Why isn't Noonan insisting that banks stop fleecing customers?

Time was when mortgage interest rates moved in lock-step with official ECB interest rates. That was then and this is now.Also in this section Are house prices undervalued? Not in the Dublin arearate cut will benefit sellers not buyersDespite official ... [Published Evening Herald - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Five-star mortgage from Coventry BS  -

Coventry Building Society has reviewed its mortgage range and reduced rates by up to 0.20%. One product receiving the maximum reduction is the 4.15% variable for term mortgage, strengthening its position in the Moneyfacts charts.The basics…Now priced ... [Published Moneyfacts.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Homebuyers in Japan seen at risk amid floating-rate loan rush

Japanese homebuyers are piling into floating-rate mortgages, stirring debate over whether they are too complacent as Bank of Japan stimulus revives inflation.The proportion of home loans with adjustable rates climbed to 42.8 percent of Japan’s new lending ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 2 reports

Irish new mortgage rates decline in June

Friday, August 08 12:42:22While the rates Irish banks charge on new mortgages fell by four basis points to 3.15pc in June, they remain higher than most other eurozone countries, latest Central Bank figures show.Interest rates on outstanding loans to households ... [Published Ireland Business World - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

What the RBA's indicator rates can tell you about your home loan

The Reserve Bank of Australia publishes a number of different indicator lending rates each month.These include indicator rates for home loans issued by banks and mortgage managers, as well as personal loans and loans to large and small businesses.Indicator ... [Published Property Observer - Aug 05 2014]

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...second quarter of 2014 to make a meaningful and accretive contribution to our AFFO per unit," stated Scott Frederiksen, Chief Executive Officer. "With the US economic recovery gaining momentum, and a strong pipeline of potential acquisition opportunities currently being evaluated, we also anticipate continued portfolio growth and enhanced financial and operating performance in the quarters ahead."
"With this in mind, it wouldn't be a surprise to see fixed rate activity lift over August as borrowers opt to lock their mortgage in at the historically low rate and provide themselves with some certainty around their mortgage repayments for a specific time period."
"Our performance, with results once again ahead of plan, reflects the strategic transformation we initiated in 2011." and interest-only policy which it said demonstrated its responsible lending attitude
Economist James Carrick of Legal & General agreed. He said: "In effect, if the Bank Rate rises but lenders keep their variable rates unchanged, it is the same as injecting new credit into the market. It doesn’t happen." The mortgage market has been shaken up by the introduction of new rules known in the industry as the "Mortgage Market Review"

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Are Our Mortgage Markets Broken? [Published Value Walk - Aug 28 2014]
Would you take a £750 gamble on a variable rate... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 27 2014]
Understanding mortgages in Saudi Arabia [Published Souqalmal.com - Aug 25 2014]
Coventry BS tempts small deposit borrowers, but... [Published This Is Money - Aug 22 2014]
Rate rise 'would be a catastrophe' for millions... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 20 2014]
UPDATED: Highest amount of mortgage cash issued... [Published Zoopla! - Aug 20 2014]
Why isn't Noonan insisting that banks stop flee... [Published Evening Herald - Aug 20 2014]
Interest rate rise is nearer after dramatic Ban... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 20 2014]
Five-star mortgage from Coventry BS  - [Published Moneyfacts.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
WPT Industrial REIT Reports Second Quarter Results [Published Individual.com - Aug 18 2014]
Homebuyers in Japan seen at risk amid floating-... [Published Japan Times - Aug 12 2014]
Retail Interest Rate Statistics: June 2014 [Published CBFSAI - Aug 08 2014]
Irish new mortgage rates decline in June [Published Ireland Business World - Aug 08 2014]
Irish mortgage interest rates remain higher tha... [Published Irish Times - Aug 08 2014]
What the RBA's indicator rates can tell you abo... [Published Property Observer - Aug 05 2014]
Sabra Health Care REIT's (SBRA) CEO Rick Matros... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 05 2014]
MORTGAGE CHOICE : Fixed rate demand drops sligh... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 01 2014]
Santander sees 50% uplift in mortgage applicati... [Published Mortgage Solutions - Jul 31 2014]
Furness Building Society keeps dream alive for ... [Published Which4U.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
How Much Mortgage Can You Handle? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 06 2014]
Mortgages below 2% resurface [Published CBC - May 13 2014]
Millions more exposed to rate rises [Published Telegraph - May 10 2014]
David Stockman Blasts "America's Housing Fiasco... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 23 2014]
Five years of ultra-low interest rates - in sev... [Published News: Datablog | guardian.co.uk - Mar 05 2014]
Five years of QE and record low interest rates:... [Published Pensions World - Mar 04 2014]
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How Much Mortgage Can You Handle? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 06 2014]
Source: Thinkstock House shopping can be a fun process: viewing houses with your realtor, determining just which items you want in a house, where you want to live, and then eventually imagining your things in your new home once you pick one can be ...
David Stockman Blasts "America's Housing Fiasco... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 23 2014]
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog , So far we have experienced 7 million foreclosures. Beyond that there are still 9 million homeowners seriously underwater on their mortgages and there are millions more who are stranded in place because ...
Five years of ultra-low interest rates - in sev... [Published News: Datablog | guardian.co.uk - Mar 05 2014]
Who has won and who has lost since the MPC slashed rates to 0.5% on 5 March 2009? The five years since the monetary policy committee cut the base rate to 0.5% – the lowest since the Bank of England was founded in 1694 – have been a boon for borrowers ...
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