With almost 40% of its postcodes in flood risk areas, rents have risen very slightly in Halifax.
The majority (83%) of these transactions fall outside the M25.
Output for private new housing was up by 1%.
There were 2,343 new second charge agreements in August.
L&G Mortgage Club launched SmartrRefer for advisers last month.
Max Hill joins from Metro Bank.
The lender has also seen its loan values increase.
Nazia Yaqub previously held roles at Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays.
The BM Portfolio team has been unveiled following a successful pilot.
Some 67% stated that they feel confident about the lending environment in 2020.