£20m – Payday lender Cash Genie has agreed to write of loans and refund payments worth more than £20m to 92,000 customers for unfair charges and taking payments without authorisation.
6 – The number of lenders that have signed up to offer the Government’s Help to Buy ISAs, which will launch in December.
£384.3m – The amount of equity release lending in Q2, the highest figure since records began, according to the Equity Release Council.
15% – The number of homes granted planning approval rose 15% year on year in the first quarter, totalling 58,200 units, says the Home Builders Federation and Glenigan.
5.95% – The rate at which Precise Mortgages’ new range of Buy-to-let 2nd charge loans start.
0.15% – Platform has reduced its 80% and 90% LTV rates by up to 15bps.
2 – The number of broker firms HSBC now distribute its mortgages through after it added L&C to its panel last week.
5.4% – The annual growth in house prices in England and Wales, according to HM Land Registry.