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  1. 01 Oct, 2018
    BoE’s wait and see approach on rates continues as Brexit risks loom large – Maddox

    BoE’s wait and see approach on rates continues as Brexit risks loom large – Maddox

    As expected, there was no change from the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) at its September meeting, meaning interest rates remain at 75bps. More
  2. 26 Sep, 2018
    Kensington Mortgages announces new 10-year fix and limited time offer on its Residential & Buy to Let range

    Kensington Mortgages announces new 10-year fix and limited time offer on its Residential & Buy to Let range

    - New 10-year fixed product at 75% and 80% LTV - Limited offer products on 85% Residential Select range and 75% BTL range More
  3. 12 Sep, 2018
    Kensington Mortgages becomes £1 billion-a-year lender

    Kensington Mortgages becomes £1 billion-a-year lender

    Kensington Mortgages has today announced that the company has reached a mortgage milestone, having lent over £1 billion over a rolling 12 month period. More
  4. 10 Sep, 2018
    Kensington Mortgages announces latest product updates to Residential & Buy to Let range, including new 95% LTV Residential Select mortgage

    Kensington Mortgages announces latest product updates to Residential & Buy to Let range, including new 95% LTV Residential Select mortgage

    Kensington Mortgages has today announced a series of upgrades to its mortgage proposition across its Residential and Buy to Let ranges, available from 12th September. More
  5. 23 Aug, 2018
    Swap markets stable as base rate not expected to hit 1% for two years – Maddox

    Swap markets stable as base rate not expected to hit 1% for two years – Maddox

    The latest Bank of England increase means interest rates are at their highest levels for almost a decade. More surprising was the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) unanimously voting in favour of a rise, a more hawkish approach than expected. More
  6. 01 Aug, 2018
    (Buy to) Let it Go - Why BTL is no longer frozen in the past

    (Buy to) Let it Go - Why BTL is no longer frozen in the past

    The Buy-to-Let market has undergone a series of peaks and troughs in recent years. The layering of extra regulation, stamp duty surcharges, stricter portfolio lending and the restricting of finance cost relief have all seen landlords feel the pinch. More
  7. 20 Jul, 2018
    Kensington Mortgages wins at the What Mortgage Awards 2018

    Kensington Mortgages wins at the What Mortgage Awards 2018

    Kensington Mortgages is proud to have won, for the third year in a row, the Best Buy to Let Mortgage Lender award at the What Mortgage Awards which took place last night in London. More
  8. 02 Jul, 2018
    The Northview Group brings lending brands together under Kensington, with launch of its enhanced Buy-to-Let proposition

    The Northview Group brings lending brands together under Kensington, with launch of its enhanced Buy-to-Let proposition

    Kensington Mortgage Company (Kensington), part of The Northview Group, has today announced a major enhancement to its Buy to Let (BTL) range that will also see Kensington Mortgages become the Group’s principal brand. The retirement of the New Street brand for new mortgage applications will occur at the same time, with the brand’s buy-to-let offering now coming under Kensington Mortgages. More
  9. 08 Jun, 2018
    Kensington Mortgages launches Fantasy Cup competition for intermediaries

    Kensington Mortgages launches Fantasy Cup competition for intermediaries

    Kensington Mortgages has announced the launch of a Fantasy Cup competition to celebrate a summer of football in Russia. The competition will be open to Kensington intermediaries, with registrations commencing from 31st May, and matches taking place between 14th June and 15th July 2018. More
  10. 05 Jun, 2018
    Additional coverage on Self-employed SentiMeter
  11. 04 Jun, 2018
    Swap rates dip on back of MPC rate decision – Maddox

    Swap rates dip on back of MPC rate decision – Maddox

    Against market expectations earlier in the year, the Bank of England held the base rate at 0.5% in May as the bank adopted a “wait and see” approach. More
  12. 25 May, 2018
    Business as usual: UK’s self-employed workers unfazed by Brexit as nearly two thirds (63%) think leaving the EU will have no impact on their business, research from Kensington Mortgages reveals

    Business as usual: UK’s self-employed workers unfazed by Brexit as nearly two thirds (63%) think leaving the EU will have no impact on their business, research from Kensington Mortgages reveals

    • Self-employed workers optimistic for year ahead, with almost half (47%) expecting to take on more work in 2018 • Regarding the overall effect of Brexit on the economy, self-employed workers were more downbeat, however, with over half (52%) expecting it to have a negative impact More
  13. 18 May, 2018
    We have a winner!

    We have a winner!

    We are delighted to announce that Steve Griffiths, Sales & Distribution Director at Kensington, won the business leader in the Complex Credit Lender category at the British Specialist Lending Awards. More
  14. 14 May, 2018
    Kensington Mortgages launches Limited Company buy-to-let mortgage proposition and announces increased LTVs and loan values across its mortgage range

    Kensington Mortgages launches Limited Company buy-to-let mortgage proposition and announces increased LTVs and loan values across its mortgage range

    Kensington Mortgages has announced that it will now offer mortgages for Limited Company buy-to-let customers, amidst a wider update to its mortgage proposition that includes higher LTVs and loan values across its residential mortgage and buy-to-let range. The new products, which go live on Thursday, 17th May, also include an increase in maximum residential loan sizes to £1m at 90% LTV in addition to 90% LTV mortgages on New Build houses and flats, as well as lending on Right to Buy flats. More
  15. 12 Apr, 2018
    Rate Expectations - April 2018

    Rate Expectations - April 2018

    Markets prepare for base rate rise in May The Bank of England decided to hold the base rate at 0.5% in March, but there is a growing expectation that the next MPC meeting in May will see a further increase, the first of two possible rises hinted at for 2018. More
  16. 09 Mar, 2018
    Kensington and New Street Mortgages announce full market launch in Scotland

    Kensington and New Street Mortgages announce full market launch in Scotland

    Kensington and New Street Mortgages have today announced a successful whole of market launch into Scotland. Kensington now offers an extensive range of products across its residential and Buy to Let ranges, whilst New Street Mortgages have launched a tailored Buy to Let range for customers. Both brands will now be available across England, Wales and Scotland. More
  17. 28 Feb, 2018
    Mark Arnold to join The Northview Group as Group Chief Executive

    Mark Arnold to join The Northview Group as Group Chief Executive

    The Northview Group, which includes the Kensington, New Street and Acenden brands, has announced the appointment of Mark Arnold to the role of Chief Executive for the Group. Mark’s appointment follows a strong year of growth for Northview and reflects its ambitions to continue to grow mortgage lending in the specialist lending market over the next three years. Mark will join the Group on 10th April 2018. More
  18. 19 Feb, 2018
    Swap rates lifting as projected rate rises loom – Maddox

    Swap rates lifting as projected rate rises loom – Maddox

    The first meeting of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) in 2018 saw interest rates remain at 0.5%. However, signals are coming that the next increases will take place sooner than previously anticipated. More
  19. 25 Jan, 2018
    Kensington and New Street Mortgages mark Burns Night with exclusive launch into Scotland

    Kensington and New Street Mortgages mark Burns Night with exclusive launch into Scotland

    Kensington Mortgages and New Street have announced an initial exclusive launch with selected distributors from Legal & General Mortgage Club. Kensington rates start from 2.69%. New Street Mortgages will start from as low as 1.99% More
  20. 16 Jan, 2018
    2017 market overview: Another year of change

    2017 market overview: Another year of change

    by Steve Griffiths, Sales & Distribution Director at The Northview Group More

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