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BSA appoints Thickett to policy team

Mortgage Solutions | 02 Jul 2014

The BSA has appointed soon-to-be ex-journalist Robert Thickett and Sarah Wilde as mortgage policy advisers, reporting to head of mortgage policy Paul Broadhead.


Housing market confidence slumps to six-year low

The amount of people who believe now is a good time to buy a property is at its lowest level since June 2008, data released by the Building Societies Association has shown.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Jun 2014

World Cup prediction league: Can you beat our mortgage industry XI?

The World Cup 2014 kicks off in Brazil on Thursday and Mortgage Solutions is pitting top industry figures against each other.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Jun 2014

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Star Letter 30/05/14

Each week Mortgage Solutions picks the best reader contributions from our article comments and letters to the editor.

Mortgage Solutions | 30 May 2014

Hasty intervention could damage consumer confidence - BSA

Almost 35 years ago there was a day (1 December 1979, to be precise) when mortgage interest rates rose from 11.75% to 15% in one go. This is a lifetime ago for many (I was four), but does serve to illustrate just how much the interest rate situation has changed.

Mortgage Solutions | 27 May 2014

Skipton CEO re-elected as BSA chairman

Group chief executive of Skipton Building Society David Cutter has been elected as chairman of the the Building Societies Association for a second year.

Mortgage Solutions | 08 May 2014

BSA chief calls for greater financial sector diversity

The chief executive of the Building Societies Association has warned the financial services sector must continue to include a diverse range of businesses.

Mortgage Solutions | 07 May 2014
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Landlord auctions, common sense and fun-loving criminals - The Mortgage Solutions Quiz

Here's our news quiz to test your knowledge of the week's most thought-provoking, quirkiest and downright bizarre moments on Mortgage Solutions.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Apr 2014

Trade bodies ask for 'common-sense' on MMR implementation

Two leading trade bodies have called for the industry to work together to ensure a smooth implementation of the new Mortgage Market Review (MMR) rules.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Apr 2014

Industry must keep calm and carry on through MMR - BSA

Easter marks the start of the home buying year. Whilst last year we spent Easter shivering under a dusting of snow, this year there are both literal and metaphorical green shoots.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Apr 2014

Common sense needed to prevent MMR slowdown - BSA

We are now less than a month away from the launch of the new mortgage market regulatory regime.

Mortgage Solutions | 27 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: what the industry had to say

Chancellor George Osborne delivered his fourth Budget statement earlier today. Mortgage Solutions rounds-up commentary from key figures across the industry.

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Mar 2014

FCA challenges lenders over arrears and forbearance

The FCA has challenged lenders to improve their arrears and forbearance management following a thematic review which found several counts of bad practice at firms.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Feb 2014

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