Remortgage business on the rise during July, up to £7.3 billion from £6.6 billion in June.
Property sales and prices increased in prime central London during the second quarter of 2017; but buy-to-let sales growth was sluggish.
UK house price growth continued to slow, reaching 0.1% in August.
New data reveals 88% of mortgage applications using brokers in Q2 resulted in an offer.
Government announces 13% more new homes built in England up to June compared to 2016.
House price growth is predicted to slow to the end of the year, according to Countrywide, as more people turn to rentals.
London UK Finance indicates a 17% year on year increase in home buying in Q2.
Rental homes can be used to provide equity for buy-to-let landlords.
As house prices grow 4.6% annually in Scotland, opportunity knocks for buy-to-let landlords.
The Midlands and North gain appeal with buy-to-let landlords as capital growth and yield potential is highlighted.