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Express Mortgage

Express Mortgage

When it comes to mortgages Andy Manilla does it right, with great service and integrity.

Mortgage refinance firm to loan home buyers Rs9 billion

“The International Finance Corporation has developed policy procedures for the company; we are targeting to kick-start commercial operations by December (this year). Right now, we are fulfilling the State Bank requirements.”

The SBP, in its Annual Performance Review 2017 which was released recently, said the federal government and banks were in the process of injecting committed equity into the mortgage refinance company. The central bank had floated the idea of setting up a mortgage refinance company which was incorporated with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan in 2015. The Ministry of Finance has notified the firm as a development finance institution.

SBP Deputy Governor Jameel Ahmad recently inaugurated the company office in Karachi, said a statement on Monday.

Business strategy

Being a private concern, the company will raise financing from the domestic debt market by issuing conventional and Islamic bonds at a fixed rate of return.

Nationwide sees first-time buyer mortgages hit record high

Nationwide said it was “alert” to the squeeze on household spending power and was bracing for tougher trading despite rolling out a record number of mortgages to first-time buyers.

The building society said conditions could become more challenging in the second half of the year and it expected Brexit uncertainty to apply the brakes to UK economic growth.

It came as the firm said the number of mortgages it approved to first-time buyers hit an all-time high of 39,000 in the six months ending in September, up from 38,600 for the period last year.

Prime mortgage gross lending picked up 2% to £15 billion despite a continued slowdown in buy-to-let lending – down 39% to £1.7 billion for the half year – after the Government stiffened the rules.

Half-year pre-tax profit reached £628 million, boosted by the £26 million sale of the company’s stake in Vocalink.

However, it came in shy of the £696 million recorded for the six-month period last year when the firm benefited from the £100 million sale of a stake in Visa.

Will standard variable rate rise for the mortgage express customers. I have been reading a lot about Halifax?

I am a little worried. My svr at the moment is 4.95% and i pay 425.00 at the moment every month.