• Precise publishes portfolio proposition online

    Precise Mortgages has put its portfolio proposition online ready for the Prudential Regulation Authority’s (PRA) portfolio landlord changes on 30 Septembe ...

  • First Complete & Pink add Scottish BS to panel

    The Scottish Building Society has joined First Complete and Pink's panel of lenders. Authorised advisers of First Complete and Pink across mainland Scotla ...

  • Together commits to portfolio landlords

    Together has become the latest lender to outline it approach to buy-to-let portfolio landlords ahead of the Prudential Regulation Authority’s (PRA) underw ...

  • Lloyds unveils remortgage refund offer

    Lloyds Bank is to refund up to one standard monthly mortgage payment up to £1,000 to customers who remortgage from another lender. The offer will be avail ...

  • LendInvest hires ex-Aldermore commercial mortgages head

    LendInvest has appointed Ian Boden as its sales director. Boden (pictured) joins LendInvest with over 35 years’ experience in financial services. He was m ...

  • The Hinckley & Rugby makes mortgage policy changes

    The Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has increased its maximum loan sizes at various LTVs. The current advance limit of £275,000 at 95% LTV is going ...

  • Bluestone added to Paradigm panel

    Paradigm Mortgage Services has announced that Bluestone Mortgages has been added to its lender panel. Bluestone offers mortgages to all types of borrowers ...

  • SMP reveals Level 4 exam milestone

    The Society of Mortgage Professionals has reported that 1,000 advisers have now passed the RQF Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Mortgage Advice. The CII qu ...

  • Precise publishes portfolio proposition online

    Precise Mortgages has put its portfolio proposition online ready for the Prudential Regulation Authority’s (PRA) portfolio landlord changes on 30 Septembe ...

  • Together commits to portfolio landlords

    Together has become the latest lender to outline it approach to buy-to-let portfolio landlords ahead of the Prudential Regulation Authority’s (PRA) underw ...

  • Strategic upheaval at Paragon

    The Paragon Group of Companies has announces a strategic reorganisation as part of its plan to become a diversified specialist banking institution. It fol ...

  • LendInvest hires ex-Aldermore commercial mortgages head

    LendInvest has appointed Ian Boden as its sales director. Boden (pictured) joins LendInvest with over 35 years’ experience in financial services. He was m ...

  • Metro Bank “committed” to portfolio landlords

    Metro Bank will apply the revised underwriting standards to its portfolio buy-to-let business when the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) underwriting ...

  • Vida Homeloans reinstates Limited Edition range

    Vida Homeloans has reintroduced its Limited Edition range of residential and buy-to-let mortgages. The products are available up to a maximum of 70% LTV, ...

  • UK buy-to-let market 25th best in Europe

    The UK is now in the bottom five European buy-to-let markets for investors, according to international payment firm WorldFirst. Meanwhile, Ireland is once ...

  • Accord publishes portfolio landlord approach

    Accord Mortgages has published its lending criteria for portfolio landlords, which comes into effect on 29 September. There will be no changes to loan-to- ...

  • First Complete & Pink add Scottish BS to panel

    The Scottish Building Society has joined First Complete and Pink's panel of lenders. Authorised advisers of First Complete and Pink across mainland Scotla ...

  • Bluestone added to Paradigm panel

    Paradigm Mortgage Services has announced that Bluestone Mortgages has been added to its lender panel. Bluestone offers mortgages to all types of borrowers ...

  • Skipton cuts residential mortgage rates

    The Skipton Building Society has cut a number of its residential mortgage rates and has unveiled two new intermediary exclusives. The exclusives are a 90% ...

  • Clever Lending becomes LendInvest strategic partner

    Clever Lending has been appointed as a strategic partner of LendInvest. The firm will now distribute LendInvest's specialist bridging and development fina ...

  • L&G Mortgage Club announces October conference speakers

    Legal & General Mortgage Club has published a list of additional speakers for its Mortgage Club Live event that will take place in London on 5 October ...

  • FSE 2017: end of individual approved persons?

    Advisers have voiced concern to the regulator that its new ‘Accountability 2’ senior manager and certification regime could mean the end of individual app ...

  • FSE 2017: ignore AI at your peril

    Speaking at Financial Services Expo (FSE) London yesterday, James Tucker, managing director at Twenty7Tec, warned that the mortgage industry had a history ...

  • Two-year deal ‘churners’ slammed by network

    Mortgage and protection network JLM Mortgage Services has criticised advisers and firms who continue to focus on two-year mortgage ‘churn’ deals, saying t ...

  • West One places first post-pilot second charge case

    West One Loans has placed its first case through an external master broker on its new second charge mortgage proposition. The lender, which piloted second ...

  • Equiniti combines three credit businesses

    Equiniti has announced the launch of Equiniti Credit Services, a consumer credit technology and outsourced service provider. Richard Carter is to lead the ...

  • Borrowers need to understand rate rise impact

    Freedom Finance has calculated that a future interest rate rise could add more than £750 to the average annual mortgage bill. Analysts widely predict high ...

  • New packager promises “old fashioned values”

    Edinburgh-based packager Thistle Finance has launched with plans to restore the sector’s "old fashioned values". It aims to support brokers around the UK, ...

  • Black Book Finance hires BDM

    Ross Williams has joined Black Book Finance as business development manager. He is tasked with servicing and developing Black Book’s introducer base. Will ...

  • Y3S opens satellite office in London

    Specialist mortgage broker Y3S has opened its second satellite office in six months, this time in the capital. The new office will be run by Daniel Glicks ...

  • Sharp rise in profits at Together

    Together has posted a 29.7% increase in pre-tax profits for the year ended 30 June 2017. Its loan book totalled £2.24bn at 30 June 2017, up 24.4% on the p ...

  • Second charge market continues to grow

    The Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) has reported that the second charge mortgage market reported its fifth consecutive month of growth in July. Ne ...

  • CMA fines five estate agents over cartel

    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has taken enforcement action against five estate agents for secretly agreeing to set minimum commission rates. ...

  • FSE 2017: end of individual approved persons?

    Advisers have voiced concern to the regulator that its new ‘Accountability 2’ senior manager and certification regime could mean the end of individual app ...

  • Aldermore publishes standardised BTL templates

    Aldermore has made new documents available to brokers and landlords in advance of the upcoming PRA buy-to-let underwriting standards, so that they have kn ...

  • Online estate agent’s ads declared misleading

    A website and TV ad for HouseSimple, an online estate agent, have been criticised by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for making unsubstantiated ...

  • Network CEO sees ban upheld

    The Upper Tribunal has upheld the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) decision to ban Charles Palmer, former CEO of Financial Limited and Investments Limi ...

  • Firms want clearer FCA communications about Brexit

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the FCA Practitioner Panel have published the findings from their 2017 survey of FCA-regulated firms. The survey ...

  • Lloyds to pay £283m in redress over mortgage arrears fees

    Lloyds Banking Group has agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to set up a redress scheme for mortgage customers who incurred fees after they ...

  • Compliance officer fined £75k

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined David Watters £75,000 for failing to exercise due skill, care and diligence in his role as compliance over ...