Publication: Mortgage Strategy

First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

BSA calls for common sense from regulator over MMR

| By The Building Societies Association has urged the Financial Conduct Authority to take a common sense approach when supervising compliance with the Mortgage Market Review.BSA head of mortgage policy Paul Broadhead warns lenders will not have the confidence ... [Published Mortgage Strategy - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Buy to Let Club doubles member numbers in Q1

| By Buy to Let Club doubled it member numbers in the first quarter.In the first three months of 2014, the specialist buy-to-let mortgage club saw its member numbers grow from 600 to around 1,200, following road shows in Manchester, Birmingham and Lo ... [Published Mortgage Strategy - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Over 1 in 4 online searches are now for loans above 90% LTV

| By More than one in four mortgage seekers (27 per cent) are now searching for loans above 90 per cent loan-to-value, according to new research by Mortgage Advice Bureau.This is a jump of 8 percentage points compared to a year ago, according to MAB/Mortgage ... [Published Mortgage Strategy - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Mortgages, Brian Murphy
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Kensington launches MMR-compliant affordability calculator

| By Specialist lender Kensington Mortgages has today launched a new affordability calculator ahead of the Mortgage Market Review.The new calculator allows brokers to get an estimate of how much clients may borrower and does not require pre-registration ... [Published Mortgage Strategy - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Lloyds appoints former Pru UK chief exec as Scottish Widows chairman

| By Lloyds Banking Group has appointed former Prudential UK chief executive Nick Prettejohn as chairman of Scottish Widows .Prettejohn, who was until recently a non-executive director of the Prudential Regulation Authority, will take on the role at the ... [Published Mortgage Strategy - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Santander and NatWest increase rates on Help to Buy 2 products

| By Santander for Intermediaries and NatWest Intermediary Solutions have increased rates on their Help to Buy mortgage guarantee ranges by 0.1 per cent and 0.4 per cent, respectively.NIS is increasing the rate on both its two and five-year Help to Buy ... [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Ombudsman complaints over house sales and lettings surge

23 April 2014 | ByComplaints to the Property Ombudsman about house sales increased by a quarter last year while complaints about lettings were up 22 per cent.At 10,179, there were nearly twice as many complaints about lettings last year than sales – ... [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

The need for speed over applications

23 April 2014 | ByMuch has been written about the Mortgage Market Review and as we now draw close to D-Day, I have been reflecting on the specific impact this may have on the new homes industry.New homes has long been known for its aggressive exchange ... [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Inflation drops to lowest since October 2009

| By Inflation fell to its lowest since October 2009 at 1.6 per cent in March, according to the Office for National Statistics.The consumer price index growth rate was down from 1.7 per cent in February. With inflation continuing to fall, Capital Economics ... [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Media Spotlight - Start It Up by Luke Johnson

23 April 2014 | ByWith TV shows like Dragons’ Den and The Apprentice all popularising UK business and what it takes to make it, there have been a glut of books all popularising setting up your own business.All of them emphasise that being an entrepreneur ... [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Protection is a valid cost of living

23 April 2014 | ByDespite recent data showing a long-awaited and welcome improvement in the cost of living, many people are finding it difficult to afford the essentials.When things are tight, these consumers are unlikely to consider taking out protection ... [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: Taxes, Security
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Halifax resolves online glitch

23 April 2014 | ByHalifax has resolved the technical issues that delayed the launch of its updated system for product transfers and further advance applications.The system was due to launch on 14 April but technical issues with its front-end system – ... [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]

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BSA calls for common sense from regulator over MMR [Published Mortgage Strategy - 13 hours ago]
Buy to Let Club doubles member numbers in Q1 [Published Mortgage Strategy - 14 hours ago]
Over 1 in 4 online searches are now for loans a... [Published Mortgage Strategy - 18 hours ago]
Lloyds appoints former Pru UK chief exec as Sco... [Published Mortgage Strategy - 20 hours ago]
Kensington launches MMR-compliant affordability... [Published Mortgage Strategy - 20 hours ago]
The need for speed over applications [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Inflation drops to lowest since October 2009 [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Santander and NatWest increase rates on Help to... [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Brokers slam lenders over two-year rates [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
FCA talks on premium-rate lines [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
March boost for second charge loans [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
FCA not concerned by 3-hour appointments [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Tribunal upholds FCA adviser fine of £80k [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Metro Bank launches online loan portal for appl... [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
MS Leader: Shining examples of MMR [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Time to audit the auditors? [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Halifax resolves online glitch [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Protection is a valid cost of living [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Ombudsman complaints over house sales and letti... [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Media Spotlight - Start It Up by Luke Johnson [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Coventry Intermediaries launches 2.29% variable... [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Pre-MMR jitters are inevitable [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Up next, consumer affordability issues [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Loyalty should be reciprocated [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Intergenerational loans are routine [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Cover: Taking a chance on buy-to-let [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
MPC voted unanimously to maintain base rate [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
60 Seconds with... Georgina Smith, managing dir... [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Kensington launches new application portal [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 23 2014]
Skipton's application system will be offline th... [Published Mortgage Strategy - Apr 22 2014]
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