Ryan Bembridge

Ryan Bembridge is senior reporter at Mortgage Introducer

Fergus Wilson terminated the contracts of four mothers; claiming Ashford Borough Council could fine him £30,000 if he failed to fix faulty boilers and heating systems within four days if there is a baby in the house.

Precise lent £2.4bn in 2017, up from £2bn in 2016, making it the UK’s biggest specialist lender.

Newman has seen a rise in lenders over-valuing the gross-development-value of properties, which can affect whether they come to market.

The EMF was writing in its quarterly review of European mortgage markets.

Lenders that saw their lending levels increase include Paragon, which climbed from the 21st biggest lender to the 19th after upping gross lending by 78%.

The slowdown has been driven by the South and South East of England, with London prices falling by 0.4% year-on-year.

Grey was previously chief operating officer, group internal audit, at Lloyds Banking Group, where she worked within the commercial banking risk division between 2011 and 2015.

The society is lending up to 70% loan-to-value with a 3-year discounted rate of 3.49% with a £199 application fee and £1,800 completion fee, which can be added to the loan. The product is for purchase and remortgage.

This represents an increase of 4% compared to the first half of 2017 and 8% higher than the first half of 2016.

Last month The Sun reported that in one case a customer was rejected due to using ‘inappropriate language’ on the reference when making online banking payments.