This week's most read on Mortgage Solutions and Specialist Lending Solutions was NatWest ending its buy-to-let mortgage lending block on properties rented by benefits tenants, following a high profile campaign initiated by a Mortgage Solutions article by news editor Lana Clements.
UK mortgage prisoners reiterating their concerns about the next sale of UK Asset Resolution (UKAR) mortgage books and UKAR responding to UK mortgage prisoners campaign group’s claims broke into the top five.
Equity release market hitting its highest level and pushing lenders to launch more innovative products were also well read.
NatWest ends buy-to-let mortgage lending block on benefits tenants
Planned UKAR sale will create more mortgage prisoners, says campaign group
UKAR responds to mortgage prisoners over future sales
Equity release deals hit highest level – Moneyfacts
‘Vigorous’ growth in equity release deals will drive innovation
Mortgage prisoners: Brokers say loan books should only be sold to other lenders
Oz latest: Could fixed rate end brokers’ commission nightmare?
CMA seeks bans for estate agents in commission fixing cartel
Sesame appoints Richard Howells as managing director
Return to ‘old-fashioned underwriting’ with high net worth clients – Anderson Harris