Archive for December, 2010

Mark Clare interview: The money’s in high-end properties for Britain’s biggest housebuilder Barratt Developments

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Mark Clare interview: The money’s in high-end properties for Britain’s biggest housebuilder Barratt Developments
Mark Clare, chief executive of Britain’s biggest housebuilder, says that with volumes at historic lows and demand constrained by mortgage availability the focus next year is on prime properties.

UK Mortgage Lending Falls Again In October: CML
(RTTNews) – Mortgage lending in the UK continued to fall in October as the coalition government’s austerity cuts weakened consumer morale, data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders showed Friday.

UK mortgages being paid off at faster rate
Homeowners continued to accelerate the rate at which they are paying down their mortgages during the third quarter of the year, figures showed today. Related Stories TV doctor in clear over crash claim Joanna ‘left flat with two people’ Man dies after mountain plunge Corden gets engaged to girlfriend Cases of flu increase more than 40%

Homeowners cut mortgage debt by the most over a year

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Homeowners cut mortgage debt by the most over a year
Bank of England figures show people braced for austerity Britain by paying down £6.1bn on their home loans in the three months to the end of September – the most since the first quarter of 2009.

UK house prices ‘fell in November’
UK house prices have continued to slip, the Halifax says, falling by 0.1% in November compared with the previous month.

Mortgage debt payback continues

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

Mortgage debt payback continues
Homeowners are continuing to pay down their loans according to the Bank of England’s latest quarterly figures.

Mark Clare interview: The money’s in high-end properties for Britain’s biggest housebuilder Barratt Developments
Mark Clare, chief executive of Britain’s biggest housebuilder, says that with volumes at historic lows and demand constrained by mortgage availability the focus next year is on prime properties.

UK mortgages being paid off at faster rate
Homeowners continued to accelerate the rate at which they are paying down their mortgages during the third quarter of the year, figures showed today. Related Stories TV doctor in clear over crash claim Joanna ‘left flat with two people’ Man dies after mountain plunge Corden gets engaged to girlfriend Cases of flu increase more than 40%