Jake Carter

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

Prospective house buyers are facing a four-month wait to complete their home buying journey, according to Kevin Roberts, director of Legal & General Mortgage Club

Countrywide Surveying Services have confirmed that they will be able to continue to operate as “normal” in England once the national lockdown begins on 5 November.

Despite the second lockdown, announced by Boris Johnson on 31 October, Adam Forshaw, managing director of ONP said it is “business as usual”.

An estimated 24,000 deals could be delayed before the end of the year due to Japanese knotweed, according to Environet UK.

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Of those who have purchased a property, 39% have never used a mortgage broker, according to Boon Brokers.

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SimplyBiz Group has extended its virtual events programme into the first quarter of 2021.

The minimum value of a property to be eligible for stamp duty land tax should be raised, according to Ray Boulger, senior mortgage technical manager at John Charcol.

Dynamo for Intermediaries has added Greenfield Mortgages to its bridging panel.

Evolution Money has added its criteria to the Knowledge Bank platform.

According to the firm, the calculator reduces the application time for its BTL product range.