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Top 10 most read stories on Mortgage Solutions this week – 19/05/17

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Top 10 most read stories on Mortgage Solutions this week – 19/05/17
The loosening of mortgage criteria on interest only and buy to let assessments featured in many of our top headlines this week with the impact of retention fees on the market also grabbing attention. Check out the biggest stories on Mortgage Solutions this week, according to you, our readers.

Broker wins big lender support for criteria search start-up

TMW reduces interest cover ratio on buy-to-let mortgages

Interest-only cloud lifting – CML

Direct non-advised product transfers undoing MMR – Sinclair

HSBC assures brokers ‘we are not avoiding small DA firms’

Working with robo-advisers is ‘fascinating’ – Legal and General

Market assesses mortgage retention proc fee impact – analysis

Breezeplus ups staffing 40% to tackle problems but offers no apology

Poorly constructed BTL reforms illustrate consultation problems – Phillips

The foreign national, the rent shortfall and the trading loss – Case Study

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