Michael Lloyd

Guardian, the protection challenger operated by Gryphon Group Holdings, is piloting its life and critical illness proposition with L&C, Paradigm, Sesame Bankhall Group and SimplyBiz Group.

Gatehouse Bank has appointed Karen Faulkner as head of home finance operations.

The building society has also introduced additional flexibility on overall income, by taking into consideration holiday let income where there’s a proven track record. The product is available on purchase and remortgage.

Aspen Bridging has extended its partnership with VAS Audit to incorporate comprehensive valuation panel management service, VAS Panel.

OneFamily has unveiled a new brand and visual identity with the positioning featuring the strapline ‘modern family finance – for all of us’.

The exclusive products increase the maximum available loan size up to 75% LTV to £750,000, which is £250,000 more than the maximum loan size on the Paragon Bank’s core range.

Spicerhaart Corporate Sales can now introduce lenders to later life specialists who will buy up interest-only portfolios and transfer the customers concerned onto a lifetime product on the same terms.

The cost of mortgages has continued to fall for the second successive quarter with cost reductions for the most popular 2, 3 and 5-year residential mortgages, Mortgage Brain has found.

Millennials are 1.5 times more likely to make their first home their forever home compared to their parents’ generation, self-storage company Space Station has found.

Challenging conditions for landlords and letting agents could cause rent arrears to rise and this scenario is something landlords should be wary of, RentalStep has argued.