British-based Palatine Private Equity will acquire TF Financial Planning and John Charcol subject to regulatory approval.
More than three-quarters of Help to Buy borrowers have been first-time buyers.
Base rate was cut to 0.5 per cent in March 2009.
Trade bodies have urged the Financial Policy Committee to review its LTI cap over fears of a “domino effect”, where more lenders introduce their own caps.
Bank is set to launch its shares on the London Stock Exchange this month.
Calls come after TSB became the latest lender to impose a 4.5x cap on income multiples for all applications last week.
PM also pledges to build 200,000 “cut-price” homes by 2020.
Average house prices across the UK was £187,964 in February.
Chidgey is set to leave Nationwide in March, after 30 years of service.
Lender’s full-year results show £1.47bn in gross lending last year.
Cap comes into effect today at 4.5x income.
Payday lender is halving the number of support staff currently serving its UK business.
Pre-tax profit fell 6 per cent to £188.2m after the lender was fined twice by the regulator last year.
Spike in swaps has led brokers to predict the end of record-low mortgage rates.
But trade body has not changed its forecast of £222bn of lending for this year.
Capital Home Loans has been put up for sale again by parent company Permanent TSB.
Tesco Bank says it will start distributing mortgage products through intermediaries by the first half of 2016.
Minutes show committee was in agreement on interest rates for secon month in a row.
UK house prices grew 9.8 per cent year-on-year in December 2014.
Lender outlines how it will work with brokers in the future, including promise not to dual price and to give 24 hours notice before pulling products.
The value of remortgage loans has fallen year-on-year.
Inflation has fallen to the lowest 12-month rate on record according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics.
Building societies advanced £52.6bn in 2014, up 4.4 per cent from a year earlier.
Asking prices up 6.6 per cent year-on-year in February.
The Bank of England’s MPC voted against hiking interest rates in January in order to stave off fears of a “deflationary spiral”.
Supermarket overhaul could see large scale job losses, while banking arm sets sights on lending through brokers.
Remortgage customers also receive £500 cashback on completion.
Building society lent £20.4bn in the last nine months of 2014.
But approvals up 9.1 per cent on a monthly basis in January.
BoE says inflation could turn negative in Spring before recovering to zero later this year.
Arrears fall to eight-year low.
The range is initially available only to direct customers.
Lender last week stated it would exclude additonal pension payments from affordability, but will continue to include any company pension schemes.
Three and five-year fix priced at 3.49 per cent and 3.59 per cent, respectively, in first year before going up to 4.19 per cent.
House price growth in London will trail the rest of the UK over the next five years as first-time buyers struggle to get on the housing ladder, says Savills.
Legal & General is to enter the equity release market following its acquisition of Newlife.
High Court ruled in favour of lender after it hiked tracker rates for 6,700 landlords.
House prices rose 8.5 per cent year-on-year to £193,130 in January, says Halifax.
Programme of quantitative easing maintained at £375bn.
Indian lender re-entered the UK buy-to-let market last year, after an 18-month absence.