£12.1bn advanced to borrowers in April, up from £11.6bn in March.
Bank of Ireland has identified two sets of affected borrowers who will receive a refund and no future rate hike.
Lender puts growth down to an increase in its credit facilities.
Brokers are already starting to note the problems presented by a dwindling surveyor workforce.
Industry feedback suggests the latest results from the FCA might be enough to reignite confidence in the interest-only market
The Bank of England has announced the scheme will now run until 2015, with some adjustments to the lending criteria.
First-time buyers are important but we need to look at measures such as reducing stamp duty to help home-movers to ensure the market functions properly.
Intermediaries need to concentrate on quality products for their clients to beat the cancer of the claims management industry.
The new regulator is likely to be less fixated on rules and look at the conduct of the mortgage market overall.
Homeowners’ sentiment about their property value could produce a filip for the housing market but only if lending and house building also continue to improve