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

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has confirmed that the property market will remain open despite the impending second national lockdown in England.

Decisions in Principle were up 15% in September compared to August while applications climbed 13% and completions jumped by 29% ending the quarter with three consecutive months of market share gains.

In the week ending 16 August, analysis of sales subject to contract (SSTC) on Rightmove shows a 61% jump compared with the same week the previous year.

David Thomas (pictured) joins as non-executive director.

Landlords legal expenses/rent guarantee will be optional with the product allowing clients to choose the level of cover they want.

Weddell joins from Auxilium Partnership, where she was key account manager.

Hopkins has spent 50 years in the reinsurance and protection market including over 25 years at Hannover Re.

Snoop uses machine learning to provide data-driven, personalised insights (‘Snoops’) to help consumers avoid ‘rip-off deals’ and make the most of their money based on their overall financial situation – bills and spending.

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The commitment guarantees a mortgage offer within 10 days of receiving a completed mortgage application, otherwise £100 will be paid to the customer.

John Dobson SmartSearch

SmartSearch enables firms to streamline and automate their customer onboarding process offering a full suite of AML checks that can be performed remotely.