New lifetime offset tracker mortgage available without premium proves an attractive option for home buyers.
Two-year mortgage rates emerge as borrowers' choice, although longer deals said to be better in the long term.
As the initiative nears its end Stamp Duty holiday named a failure as it significantly misses the government target.
FSA accused of inhibiting decent borrowers and treating mortgage lenders as 'drug dealers at the school gates'.
First-time buyers offered help onto property ladder with 90% LTV mortgage that comes linked with bank account.
First-time buyers helped onto the property ladder by family as starter homes become more affordable.
The number of new loans from High Street banks for house purchases rises to the levels not seen since 2007.
Two trade bodies form the '1808 Coalition', to campaign for the end of 'out-dated' and 'unfair' Stamp Duty tax.