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Diary of a new lender: Fleet Mortgages

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Oct 2014

This is the third in a weekly diary which will detail the progress of our new buy-to-let and specialist lender, Fleet Mortgages, as we move up to and beyond our anticipated mid-November launch.

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Sluggish buy-to-let applications limit portfolio expansion

There's probably never been a better time to be a private landlord. Borrowing costs are at rock-bottom, tenant demand is high, rents are rising, voids and arrears are down, so on the face of it, there should not be any black or even grey clouds on the horizon, should there?

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Oct 2014
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Understanding the spending habits of younger borrowers

Managing a budget and being realistic about your spending habits can be quite a challenge for most people.

Mortgage Solutions | 16 Oct 2014

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What's next for proc fees?

Back in January of this year I dedicated this blog to proc fees, while in February I returned to my favourite subject of trail commissions.

Mortgage Solutions | 16 Oct 2014
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Banks must replace the oil tanker with nifty yachts

RBS's recent fine for mis-selling is now its sixth from the regulator in four years and the banking sector in general has sadly not behaved much better. We all know of Barclays and Libor (not the only bank caught in this one) and Lloyds and PPI (ditto).

Mortgage Solutions | 15 Oct 2014
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Diary of a new mortgage lender: Fleet Mortgages

Well, this is the biggest jigsaw I've ever helped put together.

Mortgage Solutions | 14 Oct 2014
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The conference season round-up

The gruelling round of party conferences is over and I am mainlining vitamins to stave off that famous ailment - conference flu.

Mortgage Solutions | 14 Oct 2014
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Lenders ramping up in Q4 - Ying Tan’s Market Monitor

It’s been an interesting month in the buy-to-let sector as lenders and brokers alike get ready for the last quarter of 2014.

Mortgage Solutions | 07 Oct 2014
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Diary of a new mortgage lender: behind the scenes at Fleet

This is the first in a new weekly diary which will detail the progress of our new buy-to-let and specialist lender, Fleet Mortgages, as we move up to and beyond our anticipated mid-November launch.

Mortgage Solutions | 07 Oct 2014
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Doing the numbers: who is actually advising on equity release?

The Equity Release Council reckons that of the 7,000 individuals believed to be holding an equity release qualification just 2,000 are practising their craft.

Mortgage Solutions | 02 Oct 2014
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Cost of 95% LTV products still high - Genworth

Much of the focus on first-time buyers' ability to secure their first property often (quite rightly) focuses on saving a big enough deposit to get a mortgage and hopefully climb onto the housing ladder.

Mortgage Solutions | 02 Oct 2014
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Exclusive: Stockton on HSBC: This will change the mortgage landscape forever

Countrywide is proud to have been chosen by HSBC to partner with them on their launch into the UK intermediary market.

Mortgage Solutions | 02 Oct 2014
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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

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