This week’s most read on Mortgage Solutions and Specialist Lending Solutions included a wide range of issues - but Lloyds Bank's 100% loan to value mortgages got most attention.
Unsurprisingly brokers will have been pleased to read that a mortgage fraudster was found guilty after trying to blame his broker for the deception.
The government unveiled strict rules for electrical safety for landlords while the price war at the top of the market continued as Barclays chopped rates further for first-time buyers.
A warning for estate agents to cut referral fees or face an outright ban and a claims management firm targeting mortgage advice mis-selling also stirred the market.
Lloyds launches 100% LTV mortgage
Mortgage fraudster found guilty after trying to blame broker
Government unveils strict landlord rules for electrical safety
Barclays chops rates further for first-time buyers
Minister warns estate agents to cut referral fees or face ‘outright ban’
CMC targeting mortgage advice mis-selling with high volume of FSCS claims
Mortgage brokers’ FSCS levy drops 80% to £4m
Advisers must not leave mainstream mortgage market to lenders – Hunt
Accord, Leeds BS and Newbury BS cut mortgage rates
Fixing-up homes shapes equity release market – Canada Life