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Mortgage and housing stories you have may missed this week – 03/02/2017

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Take a look at our top ten, most-read stories this week on the Mortgage Solutions website. What did you miss?

Bank of Scotland mortgage prisoner denied lower rate in line for payout

Nationwide and Skipton conveyancer struggling to cope with Q4 remortgage surge

Financial adviser jailed over ponzi scheme set up to pay mortgage arrears

TSLE17: Self-employed run risk of de-selecting themselves – Aldermore

HBOS con artists convicted for corruption that financed holidays and sex parties

West Sussex legal trio stole £700,000 to pay mortgages and fund lavish lifestyle

PRA portfolio rules risk choking out competition in BTL sector, experts warn

Exclusive: Mansfield Building Society to launch Versatility specialist mortgage brand

Brokers express frustration after being hit with ‘surprise’ FSCS levy

HBOS banker gets 11 years behind bars for £250k corruption

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