This week's most read on Mortgage Solutions has Fleet's Bob Young in the top spot with his thoughts on the likelihood of stamp duty cuts, including taking a hatchet to cut the 12 per cent top tier down to seven per cent.
Next up, the fact comparison sites are leading to high decline levels is hardly shocking to many in our industry but Experian figures confirmed it this week and broker Christopher Hall’s Simplybiz revelations also went down a storm with readers.
Review the week’s biggest hitting stories on Mortgage Solutions…and have a cracking bank holiday weekend.
Boris Johnson’s signals on rental sector and stamp duty are good news – Young
Lenders decline a third of customers using comparison sites – Experian
Exclusive: Broker slams SimplyBiz for trying to poach advisers from departed firm
When conveyancing goes wrong: The £200k sent to a client instead of a lender – Syms
John Charcol to refer equity release deals to Key Partnerships
Javid rejects moving stamp duty liability from buyers to sellers
Ex-broker firm boss Matt Lowndes to step into senior MAB technology role – exclusive
Estate agent jailed after pocketing deposits
Grenville Turner joins Yopa as firm attracts £16m from Daily Mail and Savills
‘The big lenders are very hot’ on deal-end communication – Marketwatch
Victoria is group editor, Mortgage Solutions and Your Mortgage at AE3 Media.
Previous titles include editor of What Mortgage and Credit Today and a stint freelancing for various titles, including The Guardian, Which? and Money.co.uk