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Get involved with the Rewire Routines protection campaign

May 23, 2018

Join PMS and Sesame in helping to reduce the protection gap

Britain moving to German housing model

June 18, 2018

Of the estimated 17 million renters in the UK, over two thirds (70% or 12 million adults) have no plans to purchase a property.


News

Tipton and Coseley to launch retirement interest-only mortgage on Monday

June 15, 2018

To 60% loan-to-value there are initial 3 and 5-year fixed rate options available with rates of 3.38% and 3.58%, as well as 3 and 5-year discounted variable options at 3.09% and 3.29%.

Propertymark hires presidents

June 15, 2018

Peter Savage has succeeded Sally Lawson as president of ARLA Propertymark, with Phil Keddie now president elect and Richard Selwyn becoming vice president with immediate effect.

Coventry for intermediaries enables customers to borrow more

June 15, 2018

For financially independent adults living in the property their living costs are no longer taken into account when calculating the maximum loan amount.

Blogs

Mortgage Introducer

Father’s Day brings opportunity

Helping secure a mortgage deposit through this method is seen by many as the ultimate ‘financial’ gift.

Rob Jupp

Lessons I’ve learned on the journey to £3bn

The road to £3bn is long enough and bumpy enough to provide hatful of lessons.


Vernon launches trio of 3-year buy-to-let mortgages

June 15, 2018

They are a fixed rate holiday let mortgage at 3.69% with an £899 fee and a fixed rate limited company deal at 3.69% with a £1,899 fee.

Sainsbury’s withdraws tracker products

June 15, 2018

The bank attributed the move to changing customer demand.

buy-to-let News

Propertymark hires presidents

June 15, 2018

Peter Savage has succeeded Sally Lawson as president of ARLA Propertymark, with Phil Keddie now president elect and Richard Selwyn becoming vice president with immediate effect.

Vernon launches trio of 3-year buy-to-let mortgages

June 15, 2018

They are a fixed rate holiday let mortgage at 3.69% with an £899 fee and a fixed rate limited company deal at 3.69% with a £1,899 fee.

Jeff Knight

Jeff Knight’s World Cup predictions

With the World Cup finally upon us, here’s what Jeff Knight of Foundation Home Loans thinks will happen…

Mark Dryden

An end-to-end solution? It’s time everyone came together…

An end-to-end system needs the collaboration and coordination of the industry, not individual players.

Paul Hunt

Let’s get digital, let’s hear the tablets talk

It’s now a workplace necessity to have a professional tech presence.


PRS growth slows

June 15, 2018

However the report added that the continued absence of first-time buyers from the housing market will continue to support growth of the private rented sector in the long run.

EXCLUSIVE: Specialist brokerage VIBE Finance launches

June 14, 2018

Former commercial lending manager Kim McGinley has launched a directly authorised specialist brokerage called VIBE Finance.

Kensington Mortgages updates buy-to-let offering

June 14, 2018

Kensington Mortgages has cut buy-to-let rates by up to 0.45%, with rates starting from 2.69% for a 2-year fixed rate at 70% LTV.

Jonathan Sealey

Computer says yes….well, actually, no. Sorry

The trouble is, comical as Walliams’ satire is, the ‘computer says no’ culture is actually a lot more prevalent than we care to admit. And even worse than ‘computer says no’ is ‘computer says yes’ and then changes its mind to say no again.

John Phillips

Brokers are to the mortgage market what John Lewis is to retail

Quite understandably, the FCA believes that - like in many other sectors –technology will start to take on the roles of people within the mortgage market and brokers will gradually become redundant.

Bob Hunt

It’s worth looking into later life lending

All in all, the opportunities clearly outweigh the threats when it comes to the later life market.