Santander has withdrawn its general insurance range through intermediary partners in a bid to place its attention on mortgage business for its brokers.
Our Know Your BDM series continues with Barclays' business development manager, Matt Aston from Cardiff in the hotseat.
Confidence among brokers surged in quarter four of 2014 following a fall in optimism in Q2, data shows.
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This week Ipswich Building Society launched a new transitional lending programme open to all borrowers, not just our own. Some lenders have viewed borrowers who need to use transitional as ‘niche' and are classing them as a risky part of the market.
Software firm EDM has launched a facility which allows brokers to upload documents using mobile devices to speed up the time it takes to process a mortgage application through to approval.
For proof that the winds of change are blowing in favour of the intermediary, look to the distribution sector, where lenders have been asked to pitch their service and commercial propositions to win a spot on Openwork's network.
Firms carrying out business which will fall under the newly formed consumer buy-to-let category brought about by the European Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD), will need to register with the FCA from September.
TSB has expanded its mortgage range to brokers and cut interest rates on a number of products.
Mortgage Solutions is proud to announce the tenth anniversary of the British Mortgage Awards 2015 with exciting revisions to its award categories, acknowledging stand out achievements and reflecting the industry's excellence.
Metro Bank has widened its lending area for intermediaries to allow residential and buy-to-let applications for properties located throughout England and Wales.
Bank of Ireland has launched an intermediary pilot through estate agency chains Reeds Rains, Your Move and Embrace Mortgage Services after its trial run in Northern Ireland was a success.
Accord Mortgages' latest round of rate cuts sees the intermediary-only lender launch a 1.74% two-year fixed rate up to 65% loan-to-value (LTV).
Halifax is preparing to roll out a streamlined service proposition to brokers which will reduce the amount of time it takes from mortgage application to completion.
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