With all the debate surrounding the MMR and the requirements and responsibilities placed upon lenders to ensure their staff had the requisite financial qualifications, it is perhaps understandable that the issue of mortgage adviser qualification levels have been placed on the back burner.
Confidence about the mortgage market's health remains high among mortgage intermediaries despite a small decrease in a confidence index, reported NatWest Intermediary Solutions.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a warning over the conduct of a London-based broker firm.
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NatWest Intermediary Solutions has expanded its field-based business development (BDM) team with three new appointments.
Panacea Adviser is to host a webcast with the aim of supporting and educating advisers on the subject of social media.
More than eight-in-ten mortgage brokers own their own buy-to-let properties, according to the results of a Mortgage Solutions poll.
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Many professionals are paying an income tax rate of 60% as a result of a little-understood policy introduced by the last government which affects more than 500,000 people, a leading economist has warned.
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.
The Mortgage Market Review arrives tomorrow, but what difference will this make to a broker’s business? John Penn, head of mortgage proposition at Intelliflo, takes a look at the impact of the new regulations.
The Upper Tribunal has upheld a decision by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to fine a mortgage broker £80,000 over false income details.
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.
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