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The 10 biggest mortgage broker stories this week – 17/08/18

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This week's top story is about estate agents that deliberately inflate value in a bid to win listings.

The difficulties of rescuing borrowers from a previous mess made by another broker by Chris Hall has caught reader attention this week, as well as a look at house price inflation by Stephen Smith.

And the success of London and Country’s online mortgage tool also made it into the most read list.


Estate agents overvalue properties to gain listings – research

The challenges of rescuing clients from another mortgage broker – Chris Hall

London and Country’s online mortgage tool takes £2.6bn of applications in first year


‘Beer up nine times, housing up seventeen times, what have we done?’ – Stephen Smith

Network HLP overhauls cyber security after FOS orders £20,000 payout to defrauded borrower

Countrywide faces investor backlash over ‘excessive’ executive pay plans

‘I’ll bl***y leave then!’: Online estate agent pulls restaurant stunt in Manchester

Fairstone buys new build specialist broker

Barclays to launch fresh five and 10-year mortgage deals

Accord hires corporate account manager Helen Cawthra and two BDMs

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