Total lending reached £325.7m in the first three months of the year, up 3 per cent on Q1 2014.
Regulator raised concerns over whether pressure from a dominant shareholder led to the chairman leaving.
Marcus Copeland admitted fraud and deception charges.
The lender is offering a two-year fixed rate at 3.98 per cent, with a maximum LTV of 75 per cent.
CML figures show lending was up 7 per cent year-on-year in March.
Sainsbury’s Bank has brought in Colin Snowdon as a consultant to investigate a possible launch into mortgage lending.
MPC voted unanimously to keep base rate at 0.5 per cent in April.
Brokers expect to see more lenders launching sub-2 per cent five-year fixed rates in a frantic attempt to hit their lending targets
Average buy-to-let fixed rates have fallen by up to 50 basis points over the past year.
Batchelor joined Countrywide in October 2008.
Local authorities could hike council tax by up to 200 per cent on second homes under Lib Dem plans.
Lloyds director of strategic partnerships Peter Curran is set to leave on 30 April.
Product is the first-ever five-year fixed rate below 2 per cent.
Council of Mortgage Lenders chairman Moray McDonald has urged the next Government to sort out the housing crisis “once and for all”.
FOS upholds complaint against HSBC for rejecting a mortgage application based on age.
Rival politicians have rounded on Conservative plans to extend discount schemes to housing association tenants.
Surveyors have urged the next Government to address the shortage of housing stock as a matter of urgency as they report increasing growth in house prices.
House purchase and remortgage lending down year-on-year in February; buy-to-let lending up.
Core inflation dropped to nine-year low.
Conservatives would offer 1.3m housing association tenants the chance to buy their home.
London prices predicted to drop 3.6 per cent in 2015.
Parent company GE Capital plans to concentrate on its industrial and manufacturing businesses.
Complaint has been upheld against the bank in the first case of its kind.
The Lib Dems will offer up to £2,000 in government loans to renters under plans announced today.
The Bank of England has again voted to maintain base rates and current quantitative easing programmes.
Labour plans to fund house-building through Help to Buy Isas have raised eyebrows among trade bodies.
Surveyors predict the return of widespread valuation delays if there is an expected boost in activity after the general election
Buy-to-let lender will have rates starting from 3.79 per cent.
Economists predict no rise in interest rates.
Nationwide has stopped lending to new borrowers who get paid in a foreign currency.
The UK’s largest advice network will soon be a network no more.
Specialist lender plans to raise £90m.
Barclays has loosened its loan-to-income criteria for consumers taking out loans over £300,000.
UK’s largest advice network to restructure to focus on mortgages and DA business.
Mortgage approvals were down 11 per cent year-on-year in February, according to figures published today by the Bank of England.
Brokers are bracing themselves for further rate cuts as zero inflation keeps a lid on fixed rate pricing
Lenders will be forced to apply affordability checks on remortgage customers coming from rivals.
Former Edeus chief executive finished working with Clayton Euro Risk this week.
Adviser numbers up 22 per cent.
But 43 per cent of borrowers believe mortgage rates will be higher in a year than they are now.