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The RLA is arguing to the government that landlords need to be confident they can swiftly and easily repossess a property for legitimate reasons such as wanting to sell, tenant rent arrears or anti-social behavior.

It has also hired Sakina Yusufali as loan partner within the commercial and bridging department, taking over from Sutton who spent five years in the role.

However, demand for secured lending for house purchase was unchanged in Q1, and was expected to decrease in Q2.

Bentley has worked in the Mortgage industry for over twelve years with most of his career spent in broking. He has a wide range of experience dealing with residential, buy to let, commercial, international and bridging finance.

The product range is available up to 80% loan-to-value and facilitates the addition of the completion fee, which ranges from 1.5% to 2%, to the loan. Initial rates start at 3.44% for a 2-year fix at 70% LTV and 3.70% for a 5-year fix at 70% LTV.

AI powered property investment portal One and Only Pro has found almost a fifth (19%) of properties in the borough were found to have ‘diamond’ investment status by One and Only Pro’s unique algorithm, with an average price tag of over £1m.

Craig Hall, head of broker relationships & propositions will head up the division made up by key relationship managers Paul Hopton, Clare Beardmore, Adam Sheldon and Zara Bray, as well as telephone account manager, Louise Turton.

It aims to provide greater protection for renters in England from letting agents who charge illegal tenant fees. This follows legislation that will ban tenant fees in the private sector in England from 1 June 2019.

Fed up with the what it calls a ‘broken mortgage system and inaccessibility of the housing market’, Trussle has launched a manifesto which seeks to champion homeowners over the big banks.

Mortgage completions were valued at over £1.6bn, with case numbers up 8% on the first quarter of 2018, while mortgage applications placed through the business were valued at just short of £2.5bn, up 9% year-on-year.