A steep drop in remortgage approvals topped the list of the biggest stories in the first week of 2019.
A review of the comments and the contributions from 2018 was also popular among readers.
A couple of cases of fraud involving mortgages further grabbed the headlines.
Remortgage approvals tumble 20% – UK Finance
Spotting fraudulent income and valuation issues: the contributions and comments leading the mortgage market debate in 2018
Property developers banned after abusing £12m of investments
Ex-finance director jailed after paying off two mortgages with £1m company theft
The idea of a digital mortgage process that can cater for all is preposterous – MCI
First-time buyer mortgages hit highest level in over a decade – Yorkshire BS
The most affordable London commuter towns – Trussle
Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia joins Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee
Lenders and brokers should give clients conveyancing price and service data – Conveyancing Association
‘Help to Buy’ home improvement firm breaks advertising rules – ASA