• Julian Harris Network opts for Twenty7Tec sourcing platform

    Julian Harris Network has adopted Twenty7Tec's platform as its preferred sourcing system. The network will now roll out access to Twenty7Tec’s mortgage, s ...

  • 16% year-on-year growth for bridging

    The Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) has revealed that the number of bridging loans written in the first quarter 0f 2016 continued to rise, althou ...

  • Brokers back Brexit

    A new poll, carried out in April by specialist lender United Trust Bank, has found that 50.7% of brokers intend to vote to leave the EU in the referendum ...

  • Sharp rise in gross bridging lending

    Annual gross bridging lending increased by 56% during the first three months of 2016, according to the latest Bridging Trends data. Data from Bridging Tre ...

  • New BDM for Hope Capital

    Hope Capital has appointed a new business development manager (BDM) for the North and the Midlands. Dan Parry’s appointment is part of a wider expansion o ...

  • New hire at Bridging Finance Solutions

    Barbara Corbett has joined Bridging Finance Solutions (BFS) as finance controller.  Formerly a management accountant at an international construction cons ...

  • P2P launch sees Alpha Bridging rebrand

    Alpha Bridging is rebranding as Kuflink Bridging as it launches a new peer to peer (P2P) platform. Kuflink Bridging, which will operate as before exclusiv ...

  • Brightstar reveals EasySource launch date

    Brightstar has announced that its specialist sourcing system and case management tool, EasySource, will launch for intermediaries and will be available to ...

  • Paragon reports rise in profits and new lending

    The Paragon Group of Companies has posted a 12.5% increase in underlying profits to £71.9 million for the six months ended 31 March 2016. During the perio ...

  • Fleet changes limited company BTL criteria

    Fleet Mortgages has made further criteria changes with a focus on the transfer of property to limited companies. From today, the lender will consider appl ...

  • Openwork adds Fleet Mortgages to panel

    Openwork has announced that Fleet Mortgages is joining its lender panel. The network expects write more than £10bn of mortgage business this year followin ...

  • Modus joins Berkeley Alexander buy-to-let panel

    Berkeley Alexander has revealed that specialist managing general agent Modus has joined its quote and buy buy-to-let panel. Modus was appointed to the gen ...

  • TFC Homeloans expands lender panel

    TFC Homeloans has added Kensington to its panel of lenders. Brokers will now be able to access all of the lender’s core range of residential and buy-to-le ...

  • CML estimates 29% month-on-month fall in lending

    The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has estimated that gross mortgage lending totalled £18.5 billion in April. This is 29% lower than March’s lending to ...

  • Brokers can benefit from BTL changes

    Current changes in the buy-let-sector should be advantageous to brokers, according to David Whittaker, managing director of Mortgages for Business. He tol ...

  • Don’t sweat the stress tests

    David Whittaker, Managing Director of Mortgages for Business, told the audience at the Financial Services Expo (FSE) Manchester on Wednesday that increase ...

  • Openwork adds Fleet Mortgages to panel

    Openwork has announced that Fleet Mortgages is joining its lender panel. The network expects write more than £10bn of mortgage business this year followin ...

  • Paradigm expands lender panel

    Paradigm Mortgage Services has added both National Counties and Family Building Societies to its lender panel. The mortgage services provider's members wi ...

  • Are lenders behind the FCA’s latest pronouncements?

    The flurry of papers from the FCA recently, all concentrating on the post-Mortgage Market Review (MMR) world, reveals both a regulator unwilling to let th ...

  • Introducers invited to play at Southampton FC

    Complete FS is offering its introducers the opportunity to play football at Premier League Southampton FC’s St. Mary’s stadium, as a Complete FS team take ...

  • Network reveals new commission payment schedule

    The Right Mortgage & Protection Network will be paying commissions on a weekly basis, with immediate effect. It made the announcement at its National Trai ...

  • TFC Homeloans expands lender panel

    TFC Homeloans has added Kensington to its panel of lenders. Brokers will now be able to access all of the lender’s core range of residential and buy-to-le ...

  • Ingard Financial adopts MortgageBrain Anywhere

    Ingard Financial has is now offering of MortgageBrain Anywhere, in addition to MortgageBrain Classic, as its preferred mortgage sourcing technology soluti ...

  • LBG hires four national account managers

    Lloyds Banking Group has added to its strategic partnerships team with the appointment of four new national account managers. Claire Aston has been appoin ...

  • Second charge lender secures new funding

    Step One Finance has successfully completed an equity funding round participated by the Bravo Fund II, L.P. operated by PIMCO together with Credit Suisse ...

  • Julian Harris Network opts for Twenty7Tec sourcing platform

    Julian Harris Network has adopted Twenty7Tec's platform as its preferred sourcing system. The network will now roll out access to Twenty7Tec’s mortgage, s ...

  • Two key sales promotions at CSF

    Crystal Specialist Finance (CSF) has promoted Neil Elvish to the senior position of national sales manager. Meanwhile, Moises Cruickshank has become busin ...

  • New non-exec director for Together

    Together has appointed Colin Kersley to its retail board. As an independent non-executive director, Kersley (pictured) will also chair the retail audit co ...

  • Record months for Freedom Finance

    Freedom Finance has reported two consecutive record months in March and April this year. April saw over £17.9 million worth of loans completed through the ...

  • BBR rise would boost second charge market

    There in an industry belief that the second-charge mortgage market will grow over the next 12-18 months, especially if Bank Base Rate (BBR) is increased d ...

  • Second charge club unveiled

    Master broker Promise Solutions has launched a new club proposition for mortgage brokers. Those looking to maintain their independent status or reduce cli ...

  • Equifinance to launch in Scotland

    Specialist second charge lender Equifinance is planning to move into the Scottish market. Equifinance says it sees this as the right time to expand its pr ...

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