FEATURED NEWS

Scottish house price growth outstripping Britain

February 16, 2018

Your Move/Acadata data shows the typical house prices in Scotland reached £177,161 – an increase of £7,582 year-on-year.

Young people are most complacent about flood risks

February 16, 2018

The Environment Agency has sent out a stark warning that climate change will cause more frequent flooding in the UK.


News

Alexander Hall to rollout full 360 Lifecycle solution

February 16, 2018

London-based mortgage broker Alexander Hall has signed a 5-year deal with 360 Dotnet to use 360 Lifecycle, its client management system with integrated sourcing.

Edinburgh Marina developer saves historic listed building

February 16, 2018

The developer behind the new Edinburgh Marina has confirmed its commitment to protect and refurbish the historic Gunpowder Store at Gunpowder Store.

Homeownership among young adults dramatically down – especially in the South East

February 16, 2018

The amount of young homeowners has significantly decreased, with just one in four middle-income young adults owning their own home, down from two in three 20 years ago.

Fleet mortgages hires BDM

February 16, 2018

Buy-to-let and specialist lender Fleet Mortgages has appointed Matt Taylor as business development manager covering the Midlands.

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Foundation Home Loans bolsters sales team

February 16, 2018

Foundation Home Loans has expanded its senior sales team, appointing Grant Hendry as national account manager.

Vernon hires Steve Fletcher as chief executive

February 16, 2018

Steve Fletcher has taken over as chief executive of Stockport-based Vernon Building Society, after Mike Hanson, who was chief executive since 1996, retired.

Positive Lending launches into unsecured loans

February 16, 2018

Its business loan rates start from 4.08% per year.

Criteria Hub signs up Landbay

February 16, 2018

The portal’s 'compare search' has seen a 61% increase and 66% more members join during the past 30 days of activity compared to the whole of November last year.

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Blogs

Mortgage Introducer

Joining up the development process

A development project encompasses many different stages, and a developer’s financing needs change as that project continues.

Anita Arch

Home is where the heart is

Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days in the year to make a commitment as a couple.

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Steve Barber

A closer look at examples of disruption

Fintech is just one recent wave of innovation that disrupts the infrastructure through technologies to provide a delivery of services and functionality to the end user.

Mortgage Introducer

Portfolio buy-to-let criteria need not deter brokers

Criteria accuracy and interpretation are now two of the more serious issues facing brokers today. Perennial concerns like service, free legals and keeping abreast of regulatory requirements rumble on.

Mark Dryden

Space travel, Formula 1 and robo-advice

Robo-advice certainly has the potential to deliver changes to society as a whole, albeit probably not to heights of smartphone cameras or lightweight structural carbon fibre.

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