Brokers do not expect mortgage rates to rise significantly until at least the end of the year as lenders scramble to hit their lending targets following the Mortgage Market Review.
In Mortgage Strategy’s new quarterly survey, a panel of brokers and networks rank the biggest lenders over the last three months. Do you agree with our panel?
Down-valuations are often a source of much frustration for brokers and their clients, but e’surv’s Richard Sexton tells how the proportion of properties down-valued is shrinking and shows brokers how they can avoid frustration and disappointment.
Poor service levels and arduous lending criteria were rife during the early weeks of the MMR but brokers say growing approvals show the “teething problems” are finally easing off.
Solicitor Sharon McKenzie dispels some of the myths around conveyancing.
An online search, a phone call, then a mortgage offer: a smooth customer journey has never been more important, says Chris Thompson, chief executive officer at Vertex Financial Services
This week’s Media Spotlight looks at a book trying to explain why some countries are seemingly destined to prosper while others lag behind.