In the final days before the formal implementation of the Mortgage Market Review the Financial Conduct Authority warned the industry it would have its eyes on all types of 'gaming'.
Should consumers who default on their credit or mortgage commitments be given the option to go on a financial awareness training programme to avoid the punishment of a County Court Judgment(CCJ).
Mortgage options for self-employed applicants declined rapidly in the aftermath of the credit crisis and even more so when the first draft of the Mortgage Market Review was published.
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Interest-only mortgages once offered homeowners the flexibility to pay off their capital in a way which suited them.
A growing market attracts new firms offering ancillary services to help core businesses cope with increased volume; which is certainly true of the buy-to-let sector.
With just over six weeks left until the Mortgage Market Review rules are implemented, plenty of brokers are wary that there's plenty of lender information still to come.
In the investment sector they say past performance is no guarantee of future results. A pretty logical disclaimer, you might think...
Virgin Money, Goldman Sachs, Metro Bank and buy-to-let lender Paragon have all reportedly interested in buying specialist mortgage lender Kensington which was put up for sale by South African banking firm Investec last month.
The regulation of estate agents is to be transferred from the Office of Fair Trading to Powys Trading Standards following a successful bid for the contract to govern the sector.
The latest statistics from the Council of Mortgage Lenders showed buy-to-let remortgaging up 42% in quarter four last year compared to 2012.
Aviva's decision to withdraw all corporate hospitality for its life distributors following the release of the Financial Conduct Authority's final rules on inducements has raised eyebrows.
Following discussions with the FCA, Yorkshire Building Society has agreed to refund customers more than £8m due to effectively overcharging mortgage arrears customers during payment processing.
When Martin Wheatley sat down in front of the Treasury Select Committee this month to explain the regulator's opinion of the Lloyds Banking Group mis-selling scandal I can bet he didn't expect to be accused of using the same defence used by Nazi war criminals.
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