Twenty7Tec Launches April Mortgage Market Report

  • M&A Deals
  • 06.05.2021 12:55 pm

Twenty7Tec have launched their latest Mortgage Market Report for April.  You can view the report here:

Key takeaways include:

  • 71.3%* Purchases as a proportion of the mortgage market in April 2021 (remortgages = 28.7%) *Excluding product transfers.
  • 60% Products available as of April 30 2021 as a percentage of products available as of Feb 28 2020.
  • 12 The 12 busiest days ever for ESIS documents for 95%+ products were in April 2021.
  • 8s One ESIS document produced every 8s, all day, every day in April 2021. 
  • 22.5% First time buyers made up over 22.5% of the mortgage searches in April 2021.
  • 20% By end April 2021, 95%+ searches accounted for more than one in five of all mortgage searches on our systems.
  • 3.6 In April 2021, average searches per document produced dropped to 3.6, the long term average.
  • 30/6 The end of the stamp duty free period effect is affecting volumes above £250k already. Mortgage search volumes for properties over £250k are already dropping.

James Tucker, CEO of Twenty7Tec, said:

“In April, we saw the baton passed. In order to hit the end June deadline, most mortgages will have been processed by end April. Hence a dip in volumes in some segments of the market. However, overall volumes remained high because on April 19, the Government's 95% guarantee scheme kicked in and volumes took off.

The 95%+ scheme is a longer term play to keep the FTB market active and appears, to date, to be working. Let's see what May brings us.”

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