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Lenders are too risk averse post-MMR

Mortgage Solutions | 02 Oct 2014

Seven out of 10 mortgage brokers (72%) believe the impact of the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) has made lenders too risk averse, a market survey has found.


Lenders' safety first approach to affordability could ease - IMLA

While the polling in Scotland has captured the public’s attention, IMLA has been paying special attention to a poll of its own.

Mortgage Solutions | 30 Sep 2014

'At risk customers' spark FCA proposals to fold second-charges into mortgage regime

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today set out plans to fold second charge mortgages into the FCA's mortgage rules, removing it from the consumer credit regime.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Sep 2014

Other Mortgage market review (mmr) articles


Client fees versus proc fee rises - Marketwatch

Charging clients fees for advice on retail investments became a reality for IFAs in 2012 under the Retail Distribution Review which placed a ban on commission being paid by investment providers.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Sep 2014

Average equity release customers unlock £40,000

Equity release allows homeowners to unlock an average of 18 months of pension income, according to the latest study into the market.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Sep 2014

Equity release unintended consequences must be fixed - Chalk

Assessing equity release borrowers' affordability under the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) rules if they choose to make a monthly payment is a clear unintended consequence of regulation, said Simon Chalk of Age Partnership.

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Sep 2014

Networks and the FCA are coping best post-MMR - BDRC

Intermediaries think that lenders are gradually coping better with the new MMR rules, but they see no clear trend towards potential borrowers coping better.

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Sep 2014

MMR is penalising borrowers with dependents, brokers warn

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 Solutions | 17 Sep 2014

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

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

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