A lack of common sense from regulators and those in control of markets is a common refrain and so the FPC attracted much attention from readers this week.
The subject of trade shows is generating a lively debate within the industry while house prices, robo-advice and the Lifetime ISA were also main subjects of interest.
Here’s a round-up of this week’s most read stories.
FPC fails to apply common sense to mortgage affordability
Lender: ‘We don’t want to feel like cash cows for trade show events’
House prices expected to climb 29% in five years – CEBR
Digital broker targets 10% of market with automated advice service
Property firm ordered to remove misleading ‘fast sale’ claims – ASA
The Accord Supper Club from Newcastle on the Quayside
9 facts about Lifetime ISAs your clients should know
Brokers report doubling of mortgage availability – IMLA
Platform confirms retention fee and switching process
Mortgage broker gets 15-month suspended jail-term and alcohol ban for bottling colleague – updated
Owain Thomas is Features and Contributing Editor at Mortgage Solutions. He has previously covered the protection and mortgage industry, more recently he edited Workplace Savings and Benefits, and HRD Connect.
Owain won the Financial Healthcare Journalist of the Year (B2B) at the Headline Money Awards in 2014 and 2016. He also won the Protection Review's Journalist of the Year award in 2012.