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Lenders fear FCA backlash over lending into retirement

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Nov 2014

Lenders have blamed their reluctance to lend to older borrowers whose mortgages stretch into retirement on the fear of a future clampdown by the regulator.

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Private sector tenants in poverty double in decade

The number of private rented sector tenants in poverty has doubled in the last decade from 2.1m in 2002/03 to 4.1m in 2012/13, research has revealed.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Nov 2014
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Friends Life climbs and Aviva falls as market digests M&A move

Friends Life was the biggest riser in the FTSE 100 index this morning, while Aviva was the largest faller after plans for a merger between the two companies were announced on Friday.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Nov 2014

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Large mortgage broker firm launches with fees of over 1%

An insurance firm has launched a mortgage advice service ‘Unusual Mortgages' for borrowers looking for a large mortgage loan which it claims will beat the competition on fees.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Nov 2014
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Royal Bank of Scotland apologises for lying to MPs' committee

Royal Bank of Scotland has apologised for giving ‘incorrect evidence' to a parliamentary hearing, according to a BBC story.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Nov 2014
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Personal Touch adds eConveyancer to panel

Adviser network Personal Touch Financial Services has appointed eConveyancer to its conveyancing panel and integration of the service into Toolbox, the technology platform for members of the network.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Nov 2014
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Snape resigns from Magellan

Mark Snape (pictured) resigned from adverse credit lender Magellan.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Nov 2014
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Aviva and Friends Life plan £5.6bn merger deal

Aviva has confirmed it is aiming to buy rival insurer Friends Life in a deal worth £5.6bn.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Nov 2014
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Advantage Property Lawyers join Broker Conveyancing Panel

After a successful pilot in October Broker Conveyancing has confirmed Advantage Property Lawyers (APL) will join its panel.

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Nov 2014
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A look back at this week's most read stories

Each Friday, Mortgage Solutions rounds up the most popular articles on the website over the past week.

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Nov 2014
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Scottish property tax could punish first time buyers, says academic

The Scottish government's incoming property purchase tax, the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) is a really “bad idea”, said the first academic to speak out on the replacement for Stamp Duty.

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Nov 2014
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Star Letter 21/11/14

Each week Mortgage Solutions picks the best reader contributions from the comment boxes under our articles and letters to the editor.

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Nov 2014
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Star Letter Extra 21/11/14

Each week Mortgage Solutions picks the best reader contributions from the comment boxes under our articles and letters to the editor.

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Nov 2014

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