Jake Carter

Jake Carter is News Editor of Mortgage Introducer, Bridging Introducer and Specialist Finance Introducer

Notable reductions include the 60% LTV 2-year fee-saver fix cut by 0.10% to 1.34%, and the 60% LTV 2-year fix cut by 0.10% to 1.14%, with a £490 fee.

The partnerships mean advisers and agents can use Dashly’s specialist algorithms to find personalised products for clients’ unique circumstances.

Leeds Building Society

Matt Bartle, director of products at Leeds Building Society, said: “We’re constantly reviewing and improving our mortgage range and the changes we’re making will assist those buyers with smaller deposits.”

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has secured formal commitments from leading companies as part of its ongoing work to tackle issues in the leasehold sector.

Buster Tolfree UTB

United trust Bank (UTB) has launched an online Decision in Principle (DIP) and automatic-underwriting system.

Notable offerings include a 75% LTV 3-year fix at 1.95% and a 65% LTV 2-year fix at 1.75%; both products have a £999 fee.

Paragon Bank has launched a limited-edition range of buy-to-let (BTL) mortgages, including 2- and 5-year fixed rates for portfolio landlords.

Crystal Specialist Finance (CSF) has added two mental health first aiders and made changes to its one-to-one Annual Performance Appraisals (APAs).


The mortgages are initially available on selected plots in the North East of England through four participating house builders; Barratt Developments, Bellway, Keepmoat and Vistry.


The Bank of Gran and Grandad has gifted close to £1m a day during the stamp duty holiday, according to data collected by Key.