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According to L&C Mortgages, the average of the most attractive two-year fixed rate mortgage transactions is now more than 2% higher than at the start of the year. The low average two- and five-year mortgage rates of the ten major lenders “rebounded” in July, according to the mortgage adviser’s Remortgage Tracker. The average two-year fixed …

When Scott Gentile attempted to purchase a property in Jersey City three years ago, he encountered difficulty. After resigning from his role as vice president at Goldman Sachs, Gentile, 32, founded Crescent Crypto, a company that manages digital currency assets. The majority of his net worth was invested in Bitcoin and Ether. Although Gentile, who …

Begbies Traynor Group has acquired Mantra Capital, a London-based property finance broker, for a total consideration of up to £18m. Following the acquisition, the group will launch BTG Funding Solutions, a financing broker covering a range of sectors. Mantra operates with a team of 23 employees, including two directors in London. The team will bring …

Nearly £6billion has been given in rebates under the government’s Right to Buy (RTB) scheme since the size of the rebate was increased in 2012, analysis by the Local Government Association reveals . The LGA, which represents more than 350 councils in England and Wales, warns the scheme is becoming unsustainable with councils struggling to …