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Broker Talk Podcast: ‘The FCA is not the monster it is made out to be’

by: Mortgage Solutions
  • 21/03/2017
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Want to know what your peers are saying about the market’s most pressing topics? Welcome to Broker Talk, a new podcast by mortgage brokers for mortgage brokers.

In the inaugural Broker Talk podcast, presenter Andrew ‘Monty’ Montlake, invites leading mortgage brokers to give their views on the biggest issues facing the market, their businesses and the cases which are currently crossing their desks.

Joining Monty are two directors of prominent London mortgage broking firms, Lea Karasavvas of Prolific Mortgage Finance and Martin Stewart of London Money.

Martin Stewart shares his views on which rules he thinks will be a watermark for the buy-to-let market, where he sees a gap in the market for lender innovation and how he got “tired of having his tail wagged.” Lea Karasavvas talks about changes he is considering making to his business to adapt to market trends and tells Monty how clients are reacting in a post-referendum, pre-Brexit climate.

In this 55-minute podcast Monty and guests talk over the questions they dread hearing from clients the most, a question Mortgage Solutions put to its readers, their uncharacteristic sympathy for the FCA, how the retention proc fee fight is far from over and why the interest in local authority property is hotting up.

Listen to the full podcast here.

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