The Land Registry’s proposed digital reforms created the biggest stir of the week, as the organisation looks to create an ‘instant mortgage’ consumer portal that gives consumers a single website for the whole property transaction.
Digitisation of mortgages has been a key theme this week, as Principality also rolls out a video mortgage advice service.
But Habito says people still find a human more reassuring than a computer.
Looking ahead to next year Phil Whitehouse argues that brokers may want to go DA in 2018, while advisers have also been urged to prepare for the product transfer market.
Land Registry’s proposed digital platform cuts out mortgage advice
DA vs AR: FCA network criticism highlights attraction of independence – Whitehouse
Brokers urged to tap into product transfer as 2018 holds ‘enormous’ levels of maturities
One in three interest-only mortgages fail to pay off capital at deal end – Standard and Poors
Principality to roll out video mortgage advice service
Tech Talks: ‘Research tells us, customers want to have a choice of advice channel’ – Mortgagegym
Brokers pick their client highlights of 2017 – Marketwatch
Government leasehold response slammed as ‘weak’ by industry practitioners
Exclusive: One-to-one with Legal and General’s director of housing Stephen Smith
Mortgage applicants find humans more reassuring than computers – Habito