Loan approvals down by a fifth on a year earlier in August, says BBA report
The two-year fixed rate from HSBC is the first fixed deal to dip below 1 per cent but analysts say other lenders may follow, leading rates even lower.
There were 60,912 approvals for house purchase in July, down sharply from the 64,152 in June
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Business borrowing also dropped in June for the first time in 2016, showing that investment decisions were being delayed until after the vote
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Under the Barclays scheme, the buyer deposit has been replaced by a 'helper contribution' from a relative or guardian equivalent to 10 per cent of the purchase price
Britons are scrimping and saving to get on the property ladder — after all, if you own your own house, then you won't be paying off someone else's mortgage.
Parents will lend over £5 billion this year, providing deposits for over 300,000 mortgages and purchasing homes worth £77 billion
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