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Shelter slams government house building strategy

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Aug 2014 | 17:06

Housing charity Shelter has branded the government's house building efforts 'a drop in the ocean' after statistics revealed a 7% rise in annual completions.


Tenet claims first network to receive credit licence

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Aug 2014 | 17:09

TenetLime has been approved for a credit licence by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) which it claims makes it the first network to be granted full permission.

Poll: Would a base rate rise boost your remortgage business?

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Aug 2014 | 12:56

Members of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee have started to vote for an increase in the base rate.


Time for one regulatory regime for all home loans - LSL

David Copland

Discrepancies in the market continue


Should ARs always be punished for the sins of their network? Marketwatch

Mortgage Solutions

Hear from brokerage Chapelgate Private Finance and networks Julian Harris and First Complete


An optimistic market outlook, but for how long? - IMLA

Peter Williams

Danger recovery is unsustainable


What do Del Boy and the CML have in common?

The Council of Mortgage Lenders

The trade body reflects on the industry's milestones


With members of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee beginning to vote for an increase in the base rate, how much extra remortgage business do you think an increase would generate?

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Video blog: Do what you do best and outsource the rest - Brodnicki

In the second of our series of four weekly Broker Toolbox video blogs, Peter Brodnicki CEO of Mortgage Advice Bureau outlines why specialisation could convert to greater success for your business

Mortgage Solutions | 07 Aug 2014 | 15:06 | screening image



It has been encouraging to see the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) recently revise its mortgage market forecasts, reflecting the more optimistic economic outlook.


With second charge loans now coming under the remit of the FCA and the impending consultation of the European Mortgage Credit Directive looking to regulate all loans in the same way, it has put the spotlight on the difference between the way first and second charge loans are both regulated and conducted.


Dominating the headlines in the buy-to-let arena of late is the FCA's warning that some borrowers and, indeed brokers may try to ‘game' lenders in order to get around affordability issues.

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