Robyn Ashman

Ryan Fowler is Publishing Editor of Mortgage Introducer, Bridging Introducer and Specialist Finance Introducer
BoE Money and Credit - mortgage approvals

The MPC voted 7-2 to keep the rate at 0.5% with Ian McCafferty and Michael Saunders arguing that borrowing costs should go up.

Steve Williams and Tommy Taylor, who were both divisional sales directors (DSDs), will take up new roles. 

new homes

The party renewed its 2015 commitment to build one million new homes by the end of 2020 during campaigning ahead of the 2017 general election held last June.

This is on top of the 10 underwriters who started training with the lender this month. 

cash purchases

The offer, which will be open until 24 June 2018, is available for both first-time buyers and homemovers.


Last-time buyers, homeowners over 55 who are living in a house too big for their needs and would like to downsize, now own £938bn of housing stock with the figure set to hit £1trn this year.

Legal & General Affordable Homes will aim to be fully operational and delivering 3,000 homes per year within the next four years. 

Blockchain provides a digital ledger in which transactions made are recorded chronologically and publicly.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is intended to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals and will replace the Data Protection Act. 

The past 12 months have seen rates hit record lows in the sector as lenders clamour for market share.