Knowing which regulatory permissions your firm needs to conduct business is not enough to avoid landing in hot water, writes Samantha Partington.
Advisers say they are experiencing ‘a degree of positivity’ from lenders on supporting borrowers struggling with the restrictions imposed on loan-to-income (LTI) lending last year.
Aldermore has announced the launch of its Landlord Hub for customers and brokers which will provide information and commentary on the buy-to-let market.
The number of mortgages arranged through Countrywide increased by 10% in the third quarter of 2015, to total 20,572 advised sales.
In the last leg of 2015’s Curry Club roundtable, Mortgage Solutions and Leeds Building Society met with London-based brokers to discuss the most pressing industry issues at the Chutney Mary in Green Park, London.
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The Financial Conduct Authority launched its review into competition in the mortgage market last month. Bob Hunt discusses how the regulator could tackle the industry’s issues head on.
In the penultimate month of 2015, intermediaries will have a fairly accurate idea of their year-end business volumes and be able to gauge how far they have come since last year’s results.
MPs in the House of Commons have clashed over the government’s Housing Bill, particularly with regard to the affordability of Starter Homes in London.
Companies must improve their conduct and interaction with the regulator when they are carrying out internal investigations, warned the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) at a legal conference.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney is prepared to make it harder for providers to lend if he sees credit loosening enough to destabilise the economy, according to reports.