Jake Carter

Ryan Fowler is News Editor of Mortgage Introducer, Bridging Introducer and Specialist Finance Introducer

Halifax Intermediaries is reintroducing mortgage products for first-time buyers and remortgages.

This action has also been taken for Kent Reliance and InterBay, brands of OneSavings Bank.

In addition, the company is looking to support lenders as they navigate the various financial support measures recently put in place, it said.

Accord Mortgages has updated its valuation policy as a result of its valuers being unable to visit properties and carry out physical inspections.

The firm has said that with three clicks an adviser could view available products from across the whole market.

Darlington Building Society has seen continued positive results, despite the impact of coronavirus.

Additionally, it noted a total of 164 lender product changes in the week beginning 23 March.

The cut is in line with the Bank of England’s decision to reduce the base rate, according to Aldermore Bank.

Twenty7Tec has released mortgage statistics for 27 March and 28 March, which show the continued decline of search volumes.

Colliers International has become an associate member of the ASTL.