Thursday, 23 February 2012

"Clampdown on interest-only mortgages traps borrowers"

"The UK's major high street lenders have made it almost impossible for thousands of homeowners on interest-only mortgages to move home. The new, stricter rules on lending criteria, also mean very few new borrowers will qualify for an interest-only product. Lloyds Banking Group will no longer accept cash savings, including Isas, as an acceptable way to fund the repayment of an interest-only mortgage. Instead, Lloyds – which includes Lloyds TSB, Bank of Scotland, Halifax and Cheltenham & Gloucester – views investment products such as endowments and equity Isas as better longer term vehicles with which to settle an interest-only mortgage." Need conveyancing? Visit us! Posted by Simon Bayliss. at Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at

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