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What do Generation Rent really need?

Mortgage Solutions | 21 May 2015

The new Conservative government is good news for first-time buyers, according to a report from Halifax.


Make a sale before you see your customer - MCI Mortgage Club

We all put in the time and effort to prepare for that all-important job interview, so why don't mortgage brokers do the same before meeting clients? Phil Whitehouse, managing director of MCI Mortgage Club, looks at how brokers can establish better customer relationships.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 May 2015

The proc fee dilemma: Invest or incentivise?

With activity in the mortgage market on the up, broker firms are likely to be seeing increased profits. But what are firms using this extra cash for?

Mortgage Solutions | 18 May 2015

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David Cameron

The impact of a Conservative government on housing

Friday’s election result sent shockwaves through the nation as the Conservatives secured a parliamentary majority. But what will their housing policies mean for the market?

Mortgage Solutions | 11 May 2015

Know Your BDM: Kerry Wright, NatWest Intermediary Solutions

This week Mortgage Solutions quizzes NatWest Intermediary Solutions business development manager Kerry Wright on working with brokers and the biggest challenges she has faced.

Mortgage Solutions | 11 May 2015
The front door of 10 Downing Street

The housing market and election years gone by - CML

After winning the majority vote, the Conservatives have secured five more years in government.

Mortgage Solutions | 08 May 2015
Age UK teach older people computer skills

Are your clients too old for a mortgage?

Customers as young as 40-something are being turned away from mainstream lenders for being "too old".

Mortgage Solutions | 07 May 2015

All eyes on the mortgage market in 2015 - Stonebridge

The impact of the impending general election on the housing market has been overplayed, with 2015 set to be a strong year for mortgage lending, writes Richard Adams, managing director of Stonebridge Group.

Mortgage Solutions | 05 May 2015

Welcome to the Curry Club debate - Leeds

Our first Curry Club in Leeds spanned topics as diverse and often surprising as the menu at the Aagrah restaurant. From fee charging to compliance updates and the march of technology, our mortgage adviser guests were quick to dispel a few market myths.

Mortgage Solutions | 30 Apr 2015

Equity release redefined - Rozario

Lifetime mortgages were granted a Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD) exempt status earlier this month by the regulator. Andrea Rozario looks at how the changes will impact the equity release market.

Mortgage Solutions | 27 Apr 2015
Bob Hunt

Decisive election result could spur new build revolution - Paradigm

Will the next government live up to their house building manifesto promises and could we finally see the start of a new build revolution? Bob Hunt, chief executive of Paradigm Mortgage Services debates the likely outcomes for the housing market post-election.

Mortgage Solutions | 27 Apr 2015

Exclusive Virgin Money video: Help to Buy ISA set to stimulate first time buyers

The Help to Buy ISA scheme announced in the Budget received a broad welcome from the panel at a Virgin Money video debate, but a spokesman from L&G said the three-years taken to save could put borrowers behind house price inflation.

Mortgage Solutions | 22 Apr 2015 | screening image

Let's make shared ownership a real rival to Help to Buy - Shakespeares

Lenders need greater reassurance that shared ownership is low risk in order to plug much needed investment into the product says Louise Drew, partner at Shakespeares Solicitors.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Apr 2015

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