The second charge market enjoyed a tremendous resurgence in 2014 as new lenders launched product ranges and new broker firms set up to deliver them to consumers.
While attitudes could eventually shift towards long-term fixed rates, the industry is fairly balanced on the current appetite towards these products, the latest Mortgage Solutions poll has found.
TSB unveiled its widely-anticipated service and product range for brokers this week. We've compiled the key information intermediaries need to know about the new service.
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This year has posed many challenges for the mortgage industry which it has risen to with admirable fortitude.
So we made it through the year. A year which saw the biggest changes in mortgage regulation since M-Day in 2004.
There are noticeable efforts among mortgage lenders of late to reach out to underserved parts of the market which have been neglected since the financial crisis extinguished any appetite for risk, perceived or real.
Speaking at The Mortgage and Protection Event in Birmingham, Mortgage Advice Bureau's Gareth Herbert talked about how difficult advisers find picking up the phone to clients after a couple of years.
At last week's Legal & General Mortgage Club conference Martin Noone, managing director of the network, told members they needed to look beyond the sole advice model.
We've all heard the horror stories about obstructive lenders, nit-picking over cases since the Mortgage Market Review with a magnifying glass.
The National Australia Bank (NAB) may encounter difficulties if it opts to sell British banks it owns through an initial public offering (IPO) to the markets, industry experts have said.
The battle to reach volume lending targets and increase market share before the end of the year is seeing some lenders slash rates.
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