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Latest UK inflation data better than expected, but what does it mean for mortgages and property? Experts react

Today’s news from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed the latest UK inflation data for the year to June 2023. For once it is good news, but how good is it really? The data show a fall in CPI inflation to 7.9% in June, down from 8.7% in the year to May, to the lowest level in over a year. Importantly, core inflation has also fallen by more than was expected, down to 6.9% from 7.1% last month. See what our CEO, Ross Boyd says...

Dashly’s message to brokers as EPC cost nears £14k

Data expert Dashly has called on brokers and lenders to do more to improve awareness of green mortgages.
This follows publication of its latest data, which shows the average cost for UK homeowners to improve their energy performance certificate ratings (EPC) stands at £13,981.87.

Broking culture change - meeting the challenges of Consumer Duty

Consumer Duty is a game changer for brokers, but for it to work, it requires a conscious shift in both operations and mindset.
“Its implementation will mean that as an industry, we are all going to become much more outcomes-focused and data-driven, and more attuned to the needs of consumers than ever before,” said Pete Harte , our senior sales development manager at Dashly.

Mortgage and Property experts comment as Bank of England hikes base rate to 4.5%

Latest announcement from the Bank of England that UK base rates are to increase by 0.25% from the previous rate of 4.25% to a new rate of 4.5%, must hardly come as a surprise. Today’s move signals the twelfth consecutive time since December 2021 that the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has hiked bank rate to the highest level since 2008. It focuses on the Bank’s aim of reducing inflation back towards it’s 2% target, however the impact on house owners and mortgages is set to add to the pain that the cost of living crisis is already delivering for millions of Brits.

House prices £32,000 higher than a year ago

What is “rate trauma” and why are homeowners likely to be experiencing it very soon?
Dashly is commenting on the £32,000 house price hike compared to a year ago, and the rapid economic deterioration since May.
Find out what this means for homeowners and the mortgage market.

Ex-Barclays man bets on Dashly

Former Barclays chief operating officer Mike Bagguley has given digital broker Dashly a vote of confidence with the announcement of him investing an undisclosed amount into the business.

Dashly presskit

Dashly's experts are always available to speak to the media, day and night (OK, maybe not 3am). We're able to talk not just about Dashly but the mortgage and property markets as a whole. For a chat with Ross, the CEO, contact Neil or Dominic using the details below.
Dom: 07959 221 604