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A look back at last week's most read stories

Mortgage Solutions | 07 Mar 2014

Each Friday, Mortgage Solutions rounds up the most popular articles on the website over the past week.


Legal & General Mortgage Club refreshes MMR matrix

Legal & General has updated its MMR matrix to include Metro Bank ahead of preparations for the new regulatory regime.

Mortgage Solutions | 06 Mar 2014

The race to buy Kensington puts specialist lending firmly on the map - Marketwatch

Virgin Money, Goldman Sachs, Metro Bank and buy-to-let lender Paragon have all reportedly interested in buying specialist mortgage lender Kensington which was put up for sale by South African banking firm Investec last month.

Mortgage Solutions | 05 Mar 2014

Other Metro bank articles


Goldman Sachs, Virgin Money and Metro Bank in race for Kensington

At least four banking brands are considering a bid for Kensington Mortgages with private equity firms also interested in the lender.

Mortgage Solutions | 03 Mar 2014

Metro Bank lent over £300m in 2013; stretches to launch 85% LTV mortgages

Challenger mortgage lender Metro Bank increased its residential mortgage lending by 400% in 2013 to over £300m, spurred on by intermediary lending.

Mortgage Solutions | 30 Jan 2014

Lenders with grand distribution plans must think big picture - Marketwatch

Improving conditions in the mortgage market are inducing smaller lenders, in terms of their volume of mortgages, to make big statements about their lending ambitions for 2014.

Mortgage Solutions | 15 Jan 2014

Metro Bank appoints Morley to double mortgage lending

Metro Bank has appointed ex-Kensington head of sales Charles Morley to lead its mortgage distribution and gear up lending in 2014.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Jan 2014

OneSavings readying to float next year - reports

OneSavings Bank is rumoured to be planning to list in 2014, although the bank will not confirm the move.

Mortgage Solutions | 12 Dec 2013

Mortgage tips for the self-employed

Martyn Smith, head of mortgage products at Legal and General, runs through where the self-employed and those with complex incomes can look to borrow.

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Oct 2013

Metro Bank unveils professional landlord mortgages

Metro Bank has launched two residential buy-to-let products targeted at professional landlords.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Aug 2013

Metro Bank figures confirm jump in mortgage lending

Metro Bank posted a nine-fold increase in mortgage lending in 2012 as it continued its rapid expansion across London and the South East.

Mortgage Solutions | 11 Jun 2013

A look back at last week's most read stories

Each Friday, Mortgage Solutions rounds up the most popular articles on the website over the past week.

Mortgage Solutions | 03 May 2013

FLS proves bigger isn’t always better

It has been 9 months since the Bank of England’s Funding for Lending scheme was introduced and I think most of us will agree that it has had a largely positive effect on the market to date.

Mortgage Solutions | 02 May 2013

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