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I’ve been calling for a ban on letting fees for a long time now, much to the surprise and disbelief of the wider agent community.

That level playing-field I talked about earlier was certainly not there within this article.

Going for growth

Robert Owen (pictured) is managing director of mortgages and bridging at United Trust Bank (UTB) At UTB, things don’t stand still for very long. In 2015,…

Interest Rate Surprises

This is all too much too soon. Back in May, I wrote that it would be foolhardy to raise rates. My view hasn’t changed against the backdrop of a volatile economy, uncertainty around Brexit negotiations and a hung parliament.

What’s driving brokers to double up on fees?

Despite what you read and hear this is most certainly NOT Armageddon for the economy, markets, brokers and lenders.

Hugh Wade-Jones discusses how the UK property market will fare after the shock election result.

Kevin Tunnicliffe discusses service at conveyancing providers,

We believe the FCA was right to put plans for a standalone qualification on hold.

Longer hours do not necessarily deliver better quality work and my opinion is that time spent away from work/with family is just as valuable.