Jake Carter

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

Investec appoints BDM

Investec has appointed Laura Parker (pictured) as a business development manager.

The increased use of technology, as a result of the lockdown, could mean the conveyancing process moves from an emphasis on the buyer and caveat emptor to vendor disclosure, it has heard at a roundtable by Council for Licensed Conveyancers.

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One in 10 landlords intend to purchase buy-to-let properties, up from 3% at the end of 2019, according to research from Simply Business.

complaints

The Financial Ombudsman Service received 68,735 complaints in the second quarter of the financial year, up 19% on Q1.

Connells Limited has made an approach to purchase Countrywide at a price of 250 pence per share, a premium of 72% to the previous closing price of 145 pence per share.

mortgage search uptick brokers

Valuation appraisals rose 38% when comparing 26 October to 29 October, and 2 November to 5 November, according to data collected by Knight Frank.

mortgage search uptick brokers

Following the housing market reopening, sales and prices have reached an all time high, according to Nisha Vaidya, mortgage expert at Bankrate UK.

Aldermore Bank has reintroduced its 120-day notice product.

Principality Building Society has pledged not to repossess vulnerable members homes until 30 June 2021.

protection policies

LV= has extended its payment holiday options for customers unable to pay premiums until April 2021.