Category: Residential Mortgages


Andy Alvarez, head of mortgage sales at Mansfield Building Society, said: “Our latest criteria changes offer increased flexibility for applicants who are looking to get more from a lender. We’re really pleased to be able to offer these solutions and they show our commitment to versatile common sense lending.”

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David Lownds, head of marketing and business development at Hanley Economic Building Society, said: “Whilst these products are not exclusively aimed at first-time buyers.”

This recruitment has supported continued growth at the specialist distributor, which has secured several new network and club contracts, and is now accessible to more than 75% of intermediaries through long-term arrangements.

Since May of this year, the business began expanding its BDM department, which deals with enquiries from mortgage brokers, in response to an increased amount of business enquiries.

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The tech specialist explained that Interact Switch will replace legacy processes, helping to avoid the build-up of notifications in the lead-up to customer mortgage product renewal.


e.surv: House prices up 3.6%

On a monthly basis, average property prices rose by 1.2% between August and September 2021.

Graeme Stewart, managing partner of Shepherd Chartered Surveyors, said: “We are delighted to once again win such a prestigious award for the third year in a row.”

The specialist lender has increased the maximum LTV on its Pepper 18 and Pepper 12 products to 85% and raised the maximum LTV on Pepper 6 to 80%.

The cost of £3,548 now faced by the average homebuyer is also a whopping 490% more than the £601 paid back in 1997.

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The scheme, which was launched ahead of World Mental Health Day (10 October), provides confidential counseling to Just Mortgages’ self-employed team.