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Top tips for buying a holiday home abroad

Mortgage Solutions | 05 Aug 2014

More people are looking to secure a place in the sun or snow; follow these top tips for purchasing abroad.


Tenant immigration checks: how to guide your buy-to-let clients

With government giving landlords greater responsibility for checking tenants Simon Kenny, senior solicitor at Moore Blatch, looks at the impact this could have for advisers.

Mortgage Solutions | 04 Aug 2014

Peter Brodnicki video blog: How to charge client fees

In the first in our series of four weekly Broker Toolbox video blogs, Mortgage Advice Bureau CEO Peter Brodnicki looks at how to break down the barriers to fee-charging.

Mortgage Solutions | 31 Jul 2014 | screening image

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Retaining insurance customers in a changing market - Source

With a number of changes to general insurance market on the horizon, Source Insurance managing director Kevin Paterson looks at the state of play for advisers.

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Jul 2014

Creating a social media conversation – Emma Coffey

Emma-Marie Coffey, business development manager at Blacks Connect, looks at how social media can help grow your contacts in the real world.

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Jul 2014

Over 80% of brokers own buy-to-let property

More than eight-in-ten mortgage brokers own their own buy-to-let properties, according to the results of a Mortgage Solutions poll.

Mortgage Solutions | 12 Jun 2014

Ask the Experts: Is non-standard insurance the new norm?

Our Ask the Experts column is your chance to put industry figures on the spot. In this edition Kevin Paterson, managing director at Source Insurance, answers your question

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Jun 2014

Lender quality vital for buy-to-let clients - BDRC

Recent findings from BDRC Continental’s Landlords' Panel show that 70% of landlords operating in the private rented sector borrow to fund their property portfolio.

Mortgage Solutions | 05 Jun 2014

What if... buy-to-let was regulated?

The buy-to-let market escaped regulation under the Mortgage Market Review but John Penn, head of mortgage proposition at Intelliflo, looks at what future regulation would mean for the sector.

Mortgage Solutions | 02 Jun 2014

Advisers must not run scared of insurance sales - Berkeley Alexander

Recent research published by Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity, has uncovered just how precarious the situation is for many homeowners in the UK.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 May 2014

Where there’s a will there’s a way - Blacks Connect

Mortgage brokers often shy away from offering will writing services but David Gilman, partner in charge of Blacks Connect, says they are throwing away a valuable opportunity.

Mortgage Solutions | 30 Apr 2014

Sun, sea and mortgage brokers: boosting your overseas business

Opportunities in the overseas mortgage market are ripe for the taking, says Conti director Clare Nessling.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Apr 2014

How to think like an underwriter: full application assessment

Personal Touch Financial Services invited Mortgage Solutions to attend an MMR broker workshop where Neil Hoare, head of commercial relationships, explained the questions an underwriter might ask when assessing a borrower's application.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Apr 2014

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