Amanda Jarvis

Following on from the January Base Rate Rise, a number of lenders readjusted their fixed rates in line with the 0.25 per cent increase. However,…

The addition of two further areas is aimed at giving the widest possible view of how the market will react to the launch of the…

Despite absorbing interest rate hikes from 4 per cent to 5 per cent, the third rate rise to 5.25 per cent had forced some lenders…

A source close to Mortgage Introducer said the FSA had voiced concern that lenders had raised arrangement fees in order to recoup any potential losses…

In maintaining a compliant process, packagers must look at the whole of the market, including lenders who only provide binding decisions, to offer options for…

Both Halifax Estate Agents (HEA) and the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) believe the Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Bill, which was debated in…

The specifications will save brokers time, allowing them to key in customer information once and eliminating the possibility of inaccuracies by receiving the KFIs direct…

Lifetime deals’ size falls

This reflected a drop in the size of the average new loan from around £45,000 in 2005 to £41,000 in 2006. Further analysis revealed that…

Habitus added the emphasis that is now to be placed on the role of the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) in the fight to reduce carbon…

GMAC develops web offering

GMAC-RFC believes it’s the first lender to provide RSS news feeds, a tool which will enhance communication with intermediaries. RSS stands for “Really Simply Syndication”…