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The 10 biggest mortgage broker stories this week – 24/08/18

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The 10 biggest mortgage broker stories this week – 24/08/18
In case you missed it, credit reference agency Experian's mortgage tool that will match borrowers with suitable deals has caused the biggest stir among readers this week.

Rob Gill’s thoughts on a bitcoin mortgage was the second-most read story, followed by Purplebricks run-in wit the Advertising Standards Authority.

Countrywide’s problems also continued this week, as the estate agent got on the wrong side of investors with a proposed reward plan for executives.


Experian to launch tool matching borrowers with qualifying mortgage

The death of the bitcoin mortgage – Gill

Update: ASA to pursue Purplebricks for failing to comply with misleading claim ruling

Countrywide drops controversial executive pay scheme after investor anger

Buy-to-let market faces tough three years and 360,000 lost mortgages – Shawbrook

Regulator proposes front loading fees for CMCs to catch firms exiting market

FSCS offers compensation after mortgage broker declared bust

Lenders blamed as letting agents accused of discriminating against housing benefit tenants

Sesame’s Mark Graves: ‘Give advisers support not targets to provide better customer outcomes’

Eight out of 10 would take equity release without advice as many do not trust brokers – Moneyfacts

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