Variable Rate Mortgage

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First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

MORTGAGE CHOICE : Fixed rate demand drops slightly in July

Despite the fact that many of Australia's lenders have slashed the interest on their suite of fixed rate products, new research from Mortgage Choice found demand for fixed rate products dropped slightly over the month of July.According to Mortgage Choice's ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Santander sees 50% uplift in mortgage applications for H1

Santander's gross mortgage lending rose 23% to £12.8bn in the first half of this year while mortgage applications climbed 50% for the same period.First-time buyer transactions accounted for £2.6bn of gross lending and 19,300 transactions while Help to ... [Published Mortgage Solutions - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Furness Building Society keeps dream alive for first-time buyers

Just as we were beginning to accept the fact that rock-bottom mortgage deals were at an end, the Furness Building Society has thrown its hat back into the ring with a stunning discounted deal for first-time buyers.The Cumbria-based lender has reduced ... [Published Which4U.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Comparison site sector under fire from watchdog

PRICE comparison sites may be giving customers poor information, particularly when selling insurance prod­ucts, the Financial Conduct Au­th­ority (FCA) said yesterday.Customers are too focused on the headline price of products, the FCA fears, and may ... [Published City A.M. - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian home sales hits 4-year high

The average price of a Canadian home sold in June rose almost 7% in the last year to $413,215Now Playing on CBC Radio RefreshCBC Radio OneListen Live Ottawa changeNow Playing:CBC Radio 2Listen Live Eastern changeNow Playing:Radio 2 Drive03:30 PM to ... [Published CBC - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Renting or buying an even money call says Reserve Bank (ABC)

, 5:44 pmIt is an age old question - is it cheaper to rent or buy?Conventional Australian wisdom has it that "rent money is dead money", but two Reserve Bank analysts have put this to the test.In research released today, they find whether it is cheaper ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Why harass licence fee dodgers, let's cut RTE's handout instead

PLANS have been approved by soon-to-be-former Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte to allow An Post, which collects the TV licence fee, access to the subscription records of UPC and Sky.Also in this section Time is running out for the health cover fr ... [Published Evening Herald - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Time is running out for the health cover freeloaders

Community rating - where everyone pays the same price for cover regardless of age or medical condition - has long been one of the pillars of the Irish health insurance market.Also in this section No end in sight to our variable rate mortgage miseryInvestor ... [Published Evening Herald - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Affordable housing on the rise

Australian housing affordability has reached its highest point in a decade because of record low interest rates, with the HIA-CBA Housing Affordability Index improving 2.1 per cent during the March quarter.According to HIA, housing affordability has increased ... [Published Property Council of Australia - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 2 reports

How Much Mortgage Can You Handle?

Source: ThinkstockHouse 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 very ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Save On Those Fixed Expenses

BOSTON (CBS) – Fixed expenses are those things in our financial lives that we absolutely need to purchase.Owning your home: If you have a variable rate mortgage you should consider refinancing to a fixed rate as soon as possible.If you are single do you ... [Published CBS Boston - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

ANZ brings interest rates back into step

The ANZ bank's attempt to break the link between the Reserve bank rate moves and its own mortgage rates has come to a grinding halt."Effective from today, ANZ will announce the outcome of its monthly review by the Friday following the Reserve Bank of ... [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 04 2014]

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"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
...of why the findings of this report need to be treated cautiously, the authors note that studies using a similar methodology in the United States, "find house prices were undervalued near the peak of the US housing boom" , which preceded (and precipitated) the global financial crisis
...Only 17 per cent said "better", including only a third of Tory voters. In a subsequent YouGov/Sun poll take on 29-30 June 2014, when asked "Thinking about the next two or three years, how worried are you that people like you will not have enough money to live comfortably?" 59 per cent said they were worried, including 76 per cent of Labour voters...

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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]
Comparison site sector under fire from watchdog [Published City A.M. - Jul 17 2014]
Canadian home sales hits 4-year high [Published CBC - Jul 15 2014]
Renting or buying an even money call says Reser... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 14 2014]
Why harass licence fee dodgers, let's cut RTE's... [Published Evening Herald - Jul 10 2014]
Time is running out for the health cover freelo... [Published Evening Herald - Jul 09 2014]
Variable, fixed, and tracker mortgage rates exp... [Published 100 Mortgages - Jul 08 2014]
Affordable housing on the rise [Published Property Council of Australia - Jul 07 2014]
How Much Mortgage Can You Handle? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 06 2014]
How Much Mortgage Can You Handle? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 06 2014]
I arrived in America on Independence Day 25 yea... [Published The Independent - Jul 06 2014]
Save On Those Fixed Expenses [Published CBS Boston - Jul 04 2014]
ANZ brings interest rates back into step [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 04 2014]
No end in sight to our variable rate mortgage m... [Published Evening Herald - Jul 01 2014]
BOE Rhetoric Has Changed Dramatically: McCormack [Published Bloomberg - Jun 24 2014]
Opinion: Lack of mortgage affordability now riv... [Published TheJournal.ie - Jun 23 2014]
Frontrunning: May 14 [Published Zero Hedge - May 14 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 ...
Frontrunning: May 14 [Published Zero Hedge - May 14 2014]
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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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