P541 Teletext 549 Oct30 21:00:00      NEWS  ————————————————  ———————  HOUSING MARKET 'SET FOR DOWNTURN' House prices are likely to suffer a modest fall next year, according to the Nationwide Building Society which showed values rose slightly in October. Prices on a seasonally adjusted basis this month rose by 0.6%, meaning house values are 7.5% higher than a year ago. Paul Sanderson of the Nationwide said job losses and global financial turmoil meant the housing market was heading for a modest downturn in 1999. ——————————————————————————————————1/6—— Mortgages 545 Savings 546 ANY PURPOSE LOANS - SEE PAGE 627 OR CALL WILMSLOW FREE ON 0800 269315 Your money Advice Property City
P541 Teletext 541 Oct30 21:00:14      NEWS  ————————————————  ———————  HOUSING MARKET 'SET FOR DOWNTURN' Paul Sanderson of the Nationwide said he expected the housing market decline next year to be "relatively modest". "There is certainly little chance of any re-run of the early 1990s market recession," he said. Figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders showed mortgage lending in September remained stable, although the number of mortgage approvals fell for the third month in a row. ——————————————————————————————————2/6—— Advice clinic 543 Holiday £ 548 OVER 50? PICK SAGA FOR YOUR INSURANCE/FINANCIAL NEEDS, ITV p383 Your money Advice Property City
P541 Teletext 549 Oct30 21:00:16      NEWS  ————————————————  ———————  LLOYDS LAUNCHES INTERNET BANKING Lloyds Bank customers will be able to do their normal banking from home from November 2 when the bank's Internet banking service will allow them to: Pay bills Transfer money between accounts Look at current and former statements Check and change dates and amounts of standing orders. ——————————————————————————————————3/6—— www.lloydsbank.co.uk You Egg www.egg.com You Egg p399 Together we'll sort out your finances Your money Advice Property City
P541 Teletext 549 Oct30 21:03:15      NEWS  ————————————————  ———————  PORTMAN GUARANTEE Portman Building Society has guaranteed not to reduce the interest rate on its Tessa before the end of the year. While it has cut its High Street Instant Access Account by 0.20% to 5.60% gross, it has held rates on investments of between £5,000 and £20,000 in its 90-day notice account. It has also brought out a One-Year Fixed Interest Bond paying 6.75% gross for a minimum £500 investment. ——————————————————————————————————4/6—— Portman 0800 807080 SWITCH TO p628 AND YOU COULD SAVE ON YOUR MORTGAGE Your money Advice Property City
P541 Teletext 549 Oct30 21:01:01      NEWS  ————————————————  ———————  BRADFORD SCRAPS LOYALTY SCHEME Bradford & Bingley is replacing its current mortgage loyalty scheme with a new lower rate for borrowers on the standard variable rate. From November 8 the mortgage loyalty scheme, which credits an annual bonus equivalent to 0.2% off the standard variable rate, will be replaced by a 0.2% cut in its standard variable rate. The rate comes down from 8.7% to 8.5%. ——————————————————————————————————5/6—— Check the latest savings rates 546 LOANS/MORTGAGES, SEE PAGE 618 Your money Advice Property City
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