Starling Bank snaps up buy-to-let lender Fleet Mortgages for £50m

Starling Bank moves into mortgages: Digital challenger snaps up buy-to-let lender Fleet for £50m as part of expansion drive Starling Bank has made its first corporate acquisition, buying Fleet Mortgages  It is part of the bank’s expansion drive as it targets IPO by 2023  Starling has reassured existing Fleet customers that it won’t change the … Read more

Mortgage price war ramps up: Nationwide offers record breaking sub 1% five year fixed rate deal

Britain’s biggest building society has ramped up the mortgage price war after launching a record low sub 1 per cent five-year fixed rate deal. While rates below 1 per cent are not unusual for two year deals, Nationwide is offering this rate to those with a 40 per cent deposit remortgaging or moving, fixed until … Read more

This estate agent will sell your home for FREE – but is it too good to be true?

Homeowners in the Midlands could now sell their home without paying any estate agent fees, after one online firm announced it is expanding its ‘free’ estate agent service.  Strike – formerly known as Housesimple – is rolling out its ‘sell for free’ service across parts of the Midlands and Central England, having already done so … Read more