Lender services levels and time spent by brokers on processing cases were spotlighted this week resulting in calls for fresh thinking on procuration fees post-pandemic.
Lender’s latest rate cuts, new product launches and criteria changes were popular stories, while the new Deposit Unlock scheme was launched with Newcastle Building Society as the first lender.
Broker fees should match solicitors’ and be based on case complexity – Marketwatch
Natwest launches low LTV tracker and green mortgages alongside widespread rate reductions
Newcastle BS becomes first lender to launch Deposit Unlock products
Lloyds Banking Group to embark on landlord venture with first property purchase
MAB hires FSE’s James Prosser to direct media and events strategy
The FCA’s Consumer Duty regulation is ‘gilding the lily’ – Paradigm
Metro Bank expands 95 per cent LTV range and cuts rates
MAOE: Administrators need strong relationships with brokers and lenders for success
MAOE: Sinclair says PII pricing will fall after interest-only mis-sale cases fail
UK must ‘grapple the nettle’ of housing affordability – Jenrick