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RBS posts 37% rise in mortgage lending

Mortgage Solutions | 26 Feb 2015

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reported growth of 37% in gross mortgage lending compared to 2013 due to a boost in its adviser business, despite suffering a profit loss of £3.5bn in 2014.

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The social media benefits of networking - Emma Maria-Coffey

"Surprise, surprise, the unexpected hits you between the eyes." So sang our Cilla for so many years that it surely couldn't have been a surprise to anyone that the programme was eventually taken off air.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Feb 2015

We need individual registration - and we need it now - Smith

Rather disappointingly, an outstanding action of the MMR was that it did not include the individual registration of mortgage brokers. It is unbelievable to many that this measure, which, uniquely, has almost unanimous support across the industry, has still not been implemented despite being talked about for many years.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Feb 2015

Other Mortgage advisers articles


Eight things brokers ought to know about Bank of Ireland’s mortgage range

The Bank of Ireland will be offering products through intermediary channels later this year. We've compiled the what, where and how of the planned roll-out.

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Feb 2015

A third of interest-only customers say 'yes' to free advice

It has perhaps gone a little bit quiet on the interest-only mortgages front. During 2013, interest-only mortgages were a hot topic - and at HML, we certainly haven't taken our foot off the pedal when it comes to customer contact campaigns.

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Feb 2015

How to make 'transitionals' long-term customers - Ipswich BS

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.

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Feb 2015

Touching the lending into retirement void - Chalk

In November I had the honour of sitting on a panel of experts at the Mortgage and Protection Event hosted by Mortgage Solutions in Birmingham, Manchester and Newcastle. Over the three days, hundreds of brokers attended to hear, and join in with industry leading experts debating the future of their marketplace.

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Dec 2014

Leeds BS - why our interest only decision makes sense

Earlier this week Leeds Building Society announced it was introducing two completely new products aimed at the interest only market.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Nov 2014

FCA fines Chase de Vere £560k over Keydata sales

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Chase de Vere Independent Financial Advisers £560,000 for failures surrounding the sale of Keydata products.

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Nov 2014

Broker Toolbox: What not to do in online sales pitches

Screen sharing with a client is time-efficient, convenient and helps clients greatly in understanding mortgage options. But it's important to execute these meetings in a professional manner, says Mark Zondler, director at Mikogo.

Mortgage Solutions | 10 Nov 2014
Cyber crime

Adviser loses appeal against prison sentence

A former mortgage adviser jailed for a £478k fraud - which included conning members of his own family - has lost an appeal against his prison sentence.

Mortgage Solutions | 03 Nov 2014

A look back at last week's most read stories 24/10/14

Mortgage Solutions rounds up the biggest 10 stories of the week so you don't have to.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Oct 2014

Broker and lender confidence drops in H2 - IMLA

Research from the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) revealed both lenders and brokers were feeling less confident about improvements in the market than at the start of the year.

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Oct 2014

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