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What did you miss? The top 10 stories on Mortgage Solutions this week

  • 17/03/2017
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What did you miss? The top 10 stories on Mortgage Solutions this week
This week’s mortgage news was headlined by someone used to topping the bill in packed concerts.

Instead, Sir Bob Geldof was a hit with readers after his performance at an Intrinsic event.

Elsewhere, the news that Parliament will debate the use of rent receipts as supporting evidence for mortgage affordability drew interest – as did moves by a couple of lenders.

And there was of course chancellor Philip Hammond’s screeching u-turn on his main Budget announcement increasing National Insurance Contributions (NICs) for the self-employed.


Bob Geldof’s on-stage rant at Intrinsic advisers overblown, says firm


Parliament to consider using rent as mortgage evidence for FTBs


Challenger bank goes live with over-55s interest-only mortgage


BM Solutions cuts BTL stress rate on five-year fixes


Sports stars lose out in mortgage stakes


Bank of Scotland mortgage prisoner trapped on £2m self-cert deal wins fight to switch


Delusional downsizers and the myth of cashing in on cavernous abodes – Wilson


Update: Hammond u-turns on NICs hike for self-employed


What you most dread hearing from clients: It shouldn’t happen to a mortgage broker


Why going long is often best for borrowers











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