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IMLA Conference June 2024 programme - November 2024 programme coming soon

09:15 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:15 Welcome and introductions

  • Purpose and aims of conference
  • Presentation running order
  • Networking opportunities and conference interactions you can get involved and build your network of contacts
  • The importance of the intermediary channel

Richard Beardshaw, chair, IMLA and head of sales, mortgage intermediaries, HSBC UK

10:15 - 10:45 IMLA: A profile

  • What is IMLA and who are its members?
  • IMLA’s purpose and remit
  • IMLA’s inclusivity and diversity group
  • Introducing the Working in Mortgages website

Kate Davies, executive director, IMLA
Nicola Goldie, deputy chair, IMLA and head of strategic partnerships and growth, Aldermore

10:45 - 11:15 Mortgage valuations – exploring the evolving valuation landscape and the lending decisioning touchpoints

In this session, Neil will explore the current valuation landscape, understanding its 'why', 'how', and 'what'. You can expect to:

  • Exploring the current valuation landscape: How the valuation landscape has evolved to to reflect risk models and improved Automated Valuation Models (AVMs)
  • Using a valuation information sheet, outlining key factors impacting valuation outcomes and lending decisions
  • Discover the use of a valuation information sheet, outlining key factors impacting valuation outcomes and lending decisions
  • Gain insights to confidently navigate diverse valuation scenarios

Neil Richardson, chief sustainability officer, OSB Group

11:15 - 11:45 Coffee and networking break
11:45 - 12:15 Discussion and questions
12:15 - 12:45 How lenders fund and price mortgage products

  • What are swap rates and how are they used to price mortgage products?
  • What type of funding is available for lenders?
  • How has the market changed in the new interest rate environment?

Max Shepherd, group economist, Yorkshire Building Society

12:45 - 13:45 Networking lunch
13:45 - 14:15 The digitalisation of homebuying

  • Why the homebuying process is still one of the most stressful customer experiences
  • Why we need digital to make it better
  • What government and industry are doing today
  • What the future of homebuying will look like

Maria Harris, chair, Open Property Data Association

14:15 - 14:45 How mortgages play a major role in tackling climate change

  • Understanding how climate change is impacting the world, and what this means in the UK and for UK housing
  • Discussing different types of green mortgage and their practical use
  • An overview of what future changes are for the sector

Chloe Timperley, senior policy adviser, AMI

14:45 - 15:00 Comfort Break
15:00 - 15:30 Discussions and questions
15:30-16:00 My story – how did I get here?

Lea and Louisa will give a candid insight as to how their careers have developed.  They will share with you some learnings and maybe some tips and hints off the back of some epic fails and some slightly less epic successes.

Lea Karasavvas, managing director, Prolific Mortgage Finance
Louisa Sedgwick, commercial director, Paragon Bank

16.00-16.05 Closing remarks
Richard Beardshaw, chair, IMLA and head of sales, mortgage intermediaries, HSBC Bank

*Timings subject to change

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