This week’s most read on Mortgage Solutions and Specialist Lending Solutions saw the poll story showing that half of brokers offer applicants inside tips on how to increase affordability in pole position.
This was followed by Nationwide cutting mortgage affordability assessment time by 24 hours, as well as Mortgage Solutions’ analysis showing that the majority of providers have changed their policy, allowing landlords to let to tenants on benefits.
Robert Sinclair, chief executive of the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries, describing the FCA’s consultation paper on mortgage advice and selling standards as a “deceitful document” broke into the top five stories.
Just Mortgages targeting equity release authorisation this summer was also well read.
Half of brokers help first-time buyers stretch affordability – poll result
Nationwide to cut mortgage affordability assessment time ‘by at least 24 hours’
Majority of providers now lending to DSS tenanted landlords – analysis
Sinclair slams ‘deceitful’ FCA over mortgage advice consultation
Just Mortgages targeting equity release authorisation this summer
The tide has turned on DSS tenant mortgage lending so it’s time to shout about it – Olejnik
Metro Bank raises £375m to ease capital worries on BTL loan book
The darker side of innovation – Twenty7Tec
Nationwide launches execution-only mortgage switch comparison service with Moneysupermarket
AMI challenges government’s promotion of Which? Mortgage Advisers in guides