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This week’s top 10 stories on Mortgage Solutions – 28/04/17
One of the more extreme versions of mortgage broker fraud drew many readers’ attention this week.

The scam was eventually discovered by the victim – the broker’s mother. And it was all to impress a girl.

The ongoing lender rate war was among other key industry stories. Yorkshire Building Society grabbed headlines by releasing the lowest ever mortgage rate, while one of the big five also made cuts. But brokers remain unconvinced that this can last for too long.

Lender technology appears to be a regular frustration for many brokers. And while it may not be spoken out loud, how to eventually exit the industry is also a key concern.

 

Ex-broker forges mum’s signature on mortgage to impress girlfriend

 

HSBC expands broker reach with two more firms – exclusive

 

Santander cuts rates and refreshes buy-to-let and resi ranges

 

Yorkshire Building Society launches lowest ever mortgage deal at 0.89%

 

Brokers: What’s your firm’s exit strategy?

 

Rate war signals competition but can only go so far, brokers warn

 

Lender technology: ‘These are problems that should’ve been resolved years ago’ – Marketwatch

 

Is credit card debt a bomb waiting to explode? – Benson Hersch

 

FPC affordability test risks ‘adverse effect’ on housing market, says CML president

 

Rogue landlords and letting agents to be named and shamed

 

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