• Landlord arrears half that of homeowners

    UK homeowners are more than twice as likely as landlords to be in arrears, according to mortgage servicer Computershare. The financial services company’s ...

  • New deals from Barclays

    Barclays has announced mortgage rate cuts along with the launch of some highly competitive and new products. Craig Calder, director of Barclays Mortgages, ...

  • Clever Lending partners with Source Insurance

    Master broker Clever Lending has teamed up with Source Insurance to provide a series of general insurance 'masterclass' roadshows in Northern Ireland. Cle ...

  • The Nationwide cuts two-year tracker rates

    The Nationwide Building Society is reducing rates on selected two-year tracker mortgage products by up to 0.10 percentage points. Rates for the 60% loan t ...

  • Accord launches Client Hub for brokers

    Accord Mortgages has unveiled an interactive website designed to support brokers during discussions with clients. The new Client Hub is an online toolkit ...

  • Remortgaging bounces back from post-Brexit low

    LMS has reported that the value of remortgage lending rose by 23% from £5.5 billion in September to £6.8 billion in October. The value of remortgage lendi ...

  • TBMC to offer Kensington deals

    TBMC has appointed Kensington onto its lending panel. It will now offer all of Kensington’s core range of buy-to-let products, in addition to its newly la ...

  • TMA wants lender transparency over product transfers

    TMA mortgage club is urging lenders to report when they approach borrowers ahead of the expiration of their mortgage, as millions of borrowers are at risk ...

  • LendInvest reduces minimum bridging loan size

    LendInvest has cut the minimum loan size applicable across its range of bridging finance products. The lender will now accept applications for loans of £7 ...

  • Kuflink opens new principal office

    Bridging lender Kuflink Bridging has had its new head office in Gravesend officially opened by Treasury Minister, Stephen Hammond and local MP, Adam Hollo ...

  • Masthaven open for business as challenger bank

    New challenger bank Masthaven has launched today with savings and lending products. The new player says it is the UK’s only owner-managed challenger bank ...

  • LendInvest appoints northern BDM

    LendInvest has appointed its first business development manager (BDM) for northern England. Damien Druce (pictured), a BDM with over 10 years’ experience ...

  • Preparing for a healthy New Year pipeline

    At the moment, and quite understandably, everyone is focused on the Autumn Statement. Given that I’m writing this prior to the announcement I’ll steer cle ...

  • TFC Homelans cuts fees

    TFC Homeloans is reducing its fees from Black Friday. Brokers can choose from two fee options, based on the most suitable for their client: £195 fee on ap ...

  • Bridging loans take third quarter fall

    The Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) has reported a fall in the value of bridging loans written during the third quarter of 2016. However, the tot ...

  • Funding 365 unveils short lease bridging deal

    Bridging lender Funding 365 has introduced a new, short lease bridging product which it believes will fill a gap in the short term lending market. Develop ...

  • Landlord arrears half that of homeowners

    UK homeowners are more than twice as likely as landlords to be in arrears, according to mortgage servicer Computershare. The financial services company’s ...

  • New deals from Barclays

    Barclays has announced mortgage rate cuts along with the launch of some highly competitive and new products. Craig Calder, director of Barclays Mortgages, ...

  • London unaffordable for Generation Rent

    Couples who are renting and wanting to start a family in London would need to spend 55.6% (£2,460) of their combined average monthly salary to rent an ave ...

  • TBMC to offer Kensington deals

    TBMC has appointed Kensington onto its lending panel. It will now offer all of Kensington’s core range of buy-to-let products, in addition to its newly la ...

  • Accord cuts BTL rates and removes processing fee

    Accord Mortgages has made buy-to-let rate reductions of up to 0.20 percentage points. In addition, landlords will no longer be charged an application proc ...

  • IMLA sees 2016 membership “surge”

    Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) members have voted to retain the organisation’s chairman and deputy chairman, following a year of growth ...

  • “Substantial” number of landlords hit by delays

    More than one in five landlords have to wait longer than four months before signing up their first tenants, according to new research from the Nottingham ...

  • Kuflink opens new principal office

    Bridging lender Kuflink Bridging has had its new head office in Gravesend officially opened by Treasury Minister, Stephen Hammond and local MP, Adam Hollo ...

  • IMLA sees 2016 membership “surge”

    Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) members have voted to retain the organisation’s chairman and deputy chairman, following a year of growth ...

  • Legal & General and Coventry Building Society have announced a five year partnership to offer general insurance products to the Society’s members. The ...

  • Paragon joins SimplyBiz secured panel

    SimplyBiz Mortgages has partnered with Paragon Personal Finance to launch a secured loans panel. All SimplyBiz Group members will be able to submit direct ...

  • TML expands distribution panel

    The Mortgage Lender (TML) has added two more distributors to its panel. The Glasgow lender has added Perth-based The Lending Channel and Solihull-based Th ...

  • Vida Homeloans expands intermediary distribution

    Vida Homeloans has expanded its distribution partners to include selected networks and mortgage brokers.  The brokers and networks comprise of selected Le ...

  • OneFamily lifetime mortgage distribution widened

    Sesame and PMS have added OneFamily to their lender panels. OneFamily's range of lifetime mortgages available to members of the Sesame Network and PMS Mor ...

  • FHL partners with L&G Mortgage Club

    Foundation Home Loans (FHL) has announced a new partnership with Legal & General’s Mortgage Club. L&G Mortgage Club has been operating for over 21 years a ...

  • Board changes at Tenet

    Tenet has announced changes to the board at Tenet Limited and Tenet Group Limited levels. Three long-serving members of the team are joining the Tenet Lim ...

  • Paragon joins SimplyBiz secured panel

    SimplyBiz Mortgages has partnered with Paragon Personal Finance to launch a secured loans panel. All SimplyBiz Group members will be able to submit direct ...

  • Kuflink opens new principal office

    Bridging lender Kuflink Bridging has had its new head office in Gravesend officially opened by Treasury Minister, Stephen Hammond and local MP, Adam Hollo ...

  • FCA focussing on high-cost credit and overdrafts

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking evidence and feedback to further inform its work on high-cost credit, including a review of the payday lo ...

  • Appointments at Spring Finance

    Second charge lender Spring Finance has promoted Kate Hill to the position of underwriting manager. She has been an underwriter at Spring Finance since jo ...

  • Second charge (virtual) reality

    With Christmas not too far away we’ve already started to see the number of Christmas adverts crank up. With the advent – no pun intended – of catch-up TV ...

  • 2016 – seconds validity & tech/human partnership

    2016 has been a particularly busy year for me. The launch of Fluent for Advisers as a dedicated resource for intermediaries has meant an almost nonstop ro ...

  • TFC Homelans cuts fees

    TFC Homeloans is reducing its fees from Black Friday. Brokers can choose from two fee options, based on the most suitable for their client: £195 fee on ap ...

  • Profits up but BTL completions down at Paragon

    The Paragon Group of Companies plc has reported that underlying profit rose 9.1% to £146.9 million due to organic growth, diversification of income stream ...

  • FCA focussing on high-cost credit and overdrafts

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking evidence and feedback to further inform its work on high-cost credit, including a review of the payday lo ...

  • Auto-enrolment ad banned

    The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled against Smart Pension Ltd, of 20 Eastbourne Terrace, London, W2 6LG. A direct mailing, for workplace p ...

  • Autumn Statement 2016: pensions consultation signalled

    In today’s Autumn Statement, the chancellor addressed the issue of pensions cold-calling. Philip Hammond told the House of Commons that the government wou ...

  • Autumn Statement 2016: the speech in full

    Mr Speaker, It is a privilege to report today on an economy which the IMF predicts will be the fastest growing major advanced economy in the world this ye ...

  • Rigid underwriting not caused by regulation

    Tim Wheeldon, chief operating officer (COO) of Fluent for Advisers, has argued that advisers should not accept when lenders tell them that regulation is r ...

  • Stability has created a narrower mortgage market

    The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) has published new research which explores whether policymakers’ regulatory approach in the wake of th ...

  • FCA consults on LISA regulation

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has outlined its proposed approach to regulating the promotion and distribution of the Lifetime ISA (LISA). The intr ...

  • IMLA: private housebuilding an urgent priority

    Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) members believe 'constant' ministerial reshuffles are negatively impacting government housing policy. Whe ...

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