This week saw Investec Bank's Peter Izard offer a wealth of tips to help brokers stave off the risk of high-net worth mortgage fraud and embattled Countrywide's share price drop further.
For the roundup of this week’s key intermediary market news stories and features, take one last look at our review below.
Have a great weekend from the Mortgage Solutions team.
Detecting a multi-million pound mortgage fraud – Peter Izard
Countrywide share price drops 10% as £140m rescue bid approved
London housing transactions at credit crunch levels as buyers move away
August house price fall largest since July 2012 – Nationwide
Tougher penalties and broker databases key to raising advice standards – poll result
One in five over-55s financially insecure after helping loved ones onto property ladder – research
Newcastle Intermediaries launches joint mortgage sole proprietor products
Platform launches 95% LTV mortgage range
How to create value to attract investors in a broker firm – Marketwatch
MMS: Let’s hope the FCA is not too proud to u-turn – Bamford