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MMR is penalising borrowers with dependents, brokers warn

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Sep 2014

Borrowers with dependents and those on low incomes have been the most affected by the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) rules, a survey of lenders and brokers has revealed.


Mortgage approvals dip in August

House purchase approvals fell by 4.6% in August to 63,485, research by chartered surveyors esurv has revealed.

Mortgage Solutions | 11 Sep 2014

Mortgage lending up 9% in MMR quarter

Gross lending in Q2 increased by 9% against the previous three months to £51.5bn - the highest amount advanced in a second quarter since 2008.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Sep 2014

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Housing market chains grow despite MMR slowdown

Lloyd Davies of the Conveyancing Association executive committee and managing director at Convey Law looks at the impact the Mortgage Market Review has had since April.

Mortgage Solutions | 08 Sep 2014

Mortgage adviser national register mandatory by 2016

In a Treasury consultation paper out today, a national register for mortgage advisers and Appointed Representatives will be a reality by Spring 2016 in a move by Europe to give the regulator a tighter grip on the industry.

Mortgage Solutions | 05 Sep 2014
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Zurich extends critical illness term

Zurich has increased the maximum term for its critical illness cover from 30 to 40 years, in a bid to protect customers with longer mortgages and to reflect changing retirement patterns.

Mortgage Solutions | 04 Sep 2014

Is it time for a ban on execution-only sales? Marketwatch

With the arrival of the Mortgage Market Review, so came the dawn of the execution-only sale, the replacement for non-advised mortgages.

Mortgage Solutions | 03 Sep 2014

Mortgage adviser market share up to 56% but execution-only to gain traction - Iress

Mortgage adviser market share rose to 56.3% to April this year, reversing the trend that saw intermediary sales fall by nearly 14% to 53% in 2013.

Mortgage Solutions | 03 Sep 2014

Star Letter Extra 29/08/14

Each Friday, Mortgage Solutions takes a look back at the most opinionated or thoughtful reader comments on the website or letters to the editor.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Aug 2014

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 | 29 Aug 2014
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New advisers say MMR will create more criteria consistency

Newly qualified advisers believe that the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) will lead to greater consistency in lending criteria and stability in the mortgage sector.

Mortgage Solutions | 28 Aug 2014

Lenders call for leeway on execution-only sales

Lenders want an injection of common sense into the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) rules on execution-only sales which they say are causing frustration among borrowers.

Mortgage Solutions | 28 Aug 2014

CML raises MMR product switching concerns

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) is concerned that the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) has created an unnecessary barrier for homeowners wishing to switch their mortgage to a cheaper rate.

Mortgage Solutions | 27 Aug 2014

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