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The 10 biggest mortgage broker stories this week – 20/04/18

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The 10 biggest mortgage broker stories this week – 20/04/18
Readers this week took heed of a warning over the leasehold 'minefield' from Bob Hunt of Paradigm Mortgage Services.

The decision to get a mortgage agreement in principle before or after home viewings divided advisers in this week’s Marketwatch.

And some thoughts from David Whittaker on the buy-to-let market market also grabbed the headlines.

 

Advisers must beware leasehold ‘minefield’ – Hunt

Should home buyers get a mortgage Agreement in Principle before viewings? – Marketwatch

Buy To Let Market Forum 2018: Top slicing is the ‘devil’s spawn’ – David Whittaker

Open Banking goes live to consumers

Bank of England’s Carney dampens expectations of May interest rate rise

Record number of landlords remortgage for home improvements – Countrywide

Firms must be on guard against property fraud scams, warns CA

Tesco Bank increases rates on five-year fixes

Mortgage lending becoming riskier and cheaper, Bank of England director warns

The Platform Supper Club: ‘Some brokers linked to developers are not good enough’

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