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4 top tips to tailor your approach to the new build market

November 1, 2018

What would you consider to be the most important aspect when dealing with buyers in the new build market? We’d argue it’s communication, communication, communication.…

Bridging completions rise by 12.6% in Q3

November 19, 2018

This represented a slight drop of 0.6% from the second quarter of 2018, while applications also fell by 3.3%.


News

LLA and Equity Release Council to launch later life lending events in 2019

November 19, 2018

The Later Life Academy, the commercial and training organisation, and trade body the Equity Release Council have launched events in 2019 entitled ‘Later Life Lending – The Big Picture’.

Paymentshield adds LV= Broker to panel

November 19, 2018

The panel already includes AXA, Legal & General, RSA, Geo Underwriting, UK General and Zurich.

Bridging Vat joins FIBA as lender partner

November 19, 2018

FIBA, the trade body for finance professionals, has appointed specialist bridging lender, Bridging Vat as its latest lender partner.

Uinsure achieves record sales levels in 2018

November 19, 2018

General Insurance technology provider Uinsure has achieved record sales levels and growth during 2018.

Blogs

Paul Hunt

In case things don’t go like Clockwork (Orange)

Unwelcome surprises can happen at any stage.

Mortgage Introducer

2018 was the year of the RIO

RIO has provided a further string to the bow for advisers and a further opportunity for borrowers.


Andrew Turner: Buy-to-let remains solid investment

November 19, 2018

Buy-to-let remains a solid investment with demand for rental housing stronger than ever, Andrew Turner, chief executive at specialist buy-to-let broker Commercial Trust, has argued.

Accord increases cashback on buy-to-let range

November 19, 2018

Accord Buy to Let is now offering an extra £250 cashback on selected 2-year-fixed 60% and 65% loan-to-value (LTV) mortgages across both its house purchase and remortgage range.

Bob Hunt invests in Dashly

November 19, 2018

Hunt has become a non-executive director at the startup, which alerts customers the moment it pays to take out another mortgage after all switching costs are taken into account like legals, product and early repayment fees.

buy-to-let News

Andrew Turner: Buy-to-let remains solid investment

November 19, 2018

Buy-to-let remains a solid investment with demand for rental housing stronger than ever, Andrew Turner, chief executive at specialist buy-to-let broker Commercial Trust, has argued.

Accord increases cashback on buy-to-let range

November 19, 2018

Accord Buy to Let is now offering an extra £250 cashback on selected 2-year-fixed 60% and 65% loan-to-value (LTV) mortgages across both its house purchase and remortgage range.

Bob Hunt

We should be confident despite the uncertainties

I’m very confident about the role of the mortgage adviser and their ability to thrive in any future economy.

Mortgage Introducer

Black Friday and contents cover

The advent of Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a great opportunity for intermediaries.

Paul Hunt

Rooney and specialist mortgages

Once something like this happens there is no going back.

Ryan Bembridge

Equity release has improved but has a long way to go

The market has come a long way, but there are challenges for it to overcome to continue growing.


Landbay named as one of the fastest growing tech companies in the UK

November 16, 2018

Specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender, Landbay has been named 20th in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, an index of the fastest growing technology companies in the country.

Foundation Home Loans launches 3-year fixed rate buy-to-lets

November 16, 2018

Foundation Home Loans has launched 3-year fixed rates within its buy-to-let range with rates starting at 3.19% with an arrangement fee of 1%.

Secure Trust Bank enters into Right to Buy

November 16, 2018

Secure Trust Bank Mortgages has launched a range of mortgages for tenants using the Right to Buy scheme to purchase their existing home.

Mortgage Introducer

Stuart Wilson of more 2 life: Market could introduce a ‘LIO’ mortgage

A 'Lifetime Interest-Only' mortgage could give consumers the benefit of a rollup lifetime mortgage but with an interest served portion on top to reach higher LTVs.

Mortgage Introducer

People have given advisers vote of confidence

How odd of the regulator to suggest there is a borrower cohort that does not need advice.