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The 10 biggest mortgage broker stories this week – 13/04/18

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The 10 biggest mortgage broker stories this week – 13/04/18
Government plans to shake-up the estate agent sector and force disclosure of fees received for borrower referrals to mortgage brokers dominated readers' interest this week.


The Financial Conduct Authority predictions for technology in the market also made headlines this week.

As well as some significant rate and criteria changes by lenders that were announced this week.




Government to enforce estate agent-broker referral fee disclosure as ban considered

FCA expects technology to drive down mortgage broker numbers

Market shake-up: Accord and Barclays make major rate changes

Estate agent cartel directors disqualified over price fixing


Metro Bank chairman Vernon Hill faces shareholder revolt over £21m to wife’s firm


Lenders preparing for busiest buy-to-let period in two years – Ying Tan

Intermediary mortgage market ‘ripe for consolidation’ – Marketwatch

Swansea claims management bosses hit with 17-year ban

Openwork becomes adviser-owned as Zurich completes sell out

Post Office for Intermediaries added to PMS and Sesame panels

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