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FCA to review aspects of mortgage market failure

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Mar 2015

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to conduct a review examining aspects of the mortgage market which are failing to benefit the consumer.


The bridging evolution: A valuable option for older people

As bridging finance is increasingly pushed into the mainstream lending market, there are opportunities for older borrowers to take advantage of these products, writes Benson Hersch, CEO of the Association of Short Term Lenders.

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Mar 2015

Property market in pre-election slowdown

The property market appears to have entered a pre-election slowdown following muted growth in March.

Mortgage Solutions | 16 Mar 2015

Other Mortgage market review (mmr) articles

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Securing the specialist string to your bow

In this marketplace, advisers are constantly being told of the importance of ‘developing new strings to their bow' or ‘adding tools to their tool kit'.

Mortgage Solutions | 04 Mar 2015

Ipswich reports falling mortgage and savings assets - results

Ipswich Building Society reported falling mortgage and savings assets last year after ‘unprecedented change' led it to divert attention away from writing new business.

Mortgage Solutions | 03 Mar 2015

Broker confidence picks up after Q2 dip

Confidence among brokers surged in quarter four of 2014 following a fall in optimism in Q2, data shows.

Mortgage Solutions | 27 Feb 2015

Connells' results reveal mortgage division boost

The Connells Group reported a 13% increase in completed mortgages and a boost to its personnel bringing the number of its mortgage advisers to over 500, it announced in its 2014 annual results.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Feb 2015

Broker vs. adviser - A distinct difference?

It might be just me but the amount of jargon and acronyms in our industry is crazy. I recently experienced this trying to explain my job to friends.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Feb 2015

Melton joins Ipswich in serving transitional mortgage borrowers

The Melton Building Society has joined the Ipswich in changing its policy to consider mortgage applications from borrowers transferring from other lenders under the transitional arrangements in the Mortgage Market Review (MMR).

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Feb 2015
Paper flowing between laptop computers

Lenders must work on app. technology to satisfy mortgage advisers

Lenders are failing to satisfy mortgage brokers' desires for more efficient and transparent mortgage application processing, according to a new report.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Feb 2015

Virgin reveals service promise in bid to become 'lender of choice'

Virgin Money has launched a series of service commitments for intermediaries, which it hopes will allow it to compete with the biggest brands on the market and become the broker's ‘lender of choice'.

Mortgage Solutions | 17 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

Building societies report lending slowdown in Q4

Building societies reported a slowdown in mortgage lending in the final quarter of 2014 as approvals dropped 7% and lending fell from £14.2bn to £13.8bn.

Mortgage Solutions | 16 Feb 2015

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