High street banks refusing to approve mortgages on new builds due to uncapped estate management fees and disgruntled brokers being fined for leaving the Tenet network made up some of the most read articles this week.
Mojo’s deal to launch a cheaper execution-only service was also of interest, as was the news that the Conservatives would introduce lifetime fixed rates mortgages and discounts for first-time buyers in their general election manifesto.
High street banks refusing mortgages on new builds with escalating estate fees – exclusive
FCA must rethink equity release before it becomes ‘a very serious problem’ – Blackwell
Nationwide and Accord reduce rates as Leeds introduces cashback – round-up
Tenet brokers paying tens of thousands to leave network over Intelligent Office row – exclusive
Equity release rates can’t get any lower and will soon rise – Marketwatch
All the winners of the 2019 Equity Release Awards
Tories pledge ‘lifetime’ fixed rate mortgages and discounts for first-time buyers
Mojo reveals deal with lenders to offer cheap execution-only mortgages
Mortgage fraudster jailed after posing as property owner to sell house
IMLA calls for reform of ‘excessive’ stress tests and stamp duty
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