The buy- to let market is continuing to grow and, as it does, it creates fresh opportunities for intermediaries as landlords seek to expand their portfolios.
Greater product choice still needed from some lenders, says Simon Crone vice-president of mortgage insurance Europe at Genworth
Where there's change, there's opportunity says Richard Pike, sales & marketing director at Phoebus Software on the Mortgage Credit Directive
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There's no disputing the past 12 months have marked something of a stellar year for lenders. The Council of Mortgage Lenders estimates gross mortgage lending for the third quarter of this year was £55.5bn - marking an 8% increase on Q2-2014 and a 13% jump on the third quarter of 2013, which just topped £49bn.
The pension changes of next April may be the most significant event to impact on the equity release market ever, shifting the landscape and providing fresh opportunities for lenders.
More than two million homeowners aged over 55 are hoping to raise money to pay for retirement by downsizing, research from Prudential reveals.
The appeal of equity release has been advancing in recent times hitting record lending figures and surpassing pre-financial crisis lending as it continues to support the over 55s.
As the tenth anniversary of MDay approaches, Mark Lofthouse takes a look back.
Screen sharing with a client is time-efficient, convenient and helps clients greatly in understanding mortgage options. But it's important to execute these meetings in a professional manner, says Mark Zondler, director at Mikogo.
When fraud is costing financial institutions more than the cost of running the police force, something is seriously wrong, says Benson Hersch.
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Keith Barber, Family Building Society offers ten top tips for advisers when considering a new mortgage application
The household sector is on the verge of sinking into unprofitability. It seems that flood risk, opportunistic fraud and the inexorable rise in popularity of aggregators are all taking their toll on insurers' bottom lines.
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