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The 10 biggest mortgage broker stories of the week – 13/07/2018

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The 10 biggest mortgage broker stories of the week – 13/07/2018
This week proc fee changes by two lenders hit the headlines, with Santander cutting its minimum, while Metro Bank raised its fee for product transfers.


The advertising regulator also had to get tough on an estate agent and there was potential relief for borrowers affected by Japanese knotweed as research revealed it may not be as severe as feared.

There was also a sensible move by the government to not penalise people who take out protection insurance and the industry reflects on what can be learned from Gareth Southgate’s success.


Santander’s proc fee cut raises questions about lender’s adviser strategy, brokers say


Estate agent censured over ‘male genitalia’ ad


Lenders urged to overhaul Japanese knotweed policies as research discovers limited structural impact


FSCS offers compensation to consumers hit by failed mortgage brokers


Mortgage adviser franchise and training academy launches


Metro Bank raises product switching proc fee – exclusive


DWP will exclude mortgage protection income from benefit calculations


The Gareth Southgate effect: The secret to management success


The British Mortgage Awards 2018 – all last night’s winners


British Mortgage Awards 2018: All the photos from the night



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