Ryan Bembridge

Ryan Bembridge is senior reporter at Mortgage Introducer

Three quarters of brokers (77%) and lenders (74%) said the growth of 35 year mortgages is an “inevitable consequence” of low wage growth and rising house prices.

Watts was hired as managing director marketplace in January 2017 from Metro Bank, where she was director of lending operations.

Products include a rate of 3.39% with a £999 fee and 3.99% with no reservation or completion fee, a free standard valuation and £200 cashback.

Blenhein Chalcot has built 40 successful digital businesses, such as credit report business Clearscore, and creditor management platform TDX.

The office has eight advisers and will initially provide advice and customer services to UK clients only, however it seems there is an appetite to provide advice in overseas markets down the line.

The NLA said landlords are shying away from those tenants for three reasons.

Rates start from 0.65% per month and loans are offered between £26,000 and £5m up to 75% loan-to-value.

Open Banking will see data shared through the UK’s eight largest banks and Nationwide through an open programming interface (API) with third parties.

Bank of England deputy governor Dave Ramsden indicated he is not close to voting for a rate hike because there is little sign of inflation getting out of control, while new MPC member Silvana Tenreyro said she would require more data to vote for a rise on November 2.

When values are adjusted for inflation prices in Wales, Yorkshire and the Humber, the North East and the North West have all declined by 10% since 2007.