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More 2 Life gives brokers better access to underwriters

Brokers will be able to talk directly to senior underwriters about more complex equity release cases, under a new initiative by specialist lender, More 2 Life. The equity release provider says it is making changes following feedback from brokers, and hopes this new system will lead to a more efficient and simpler application process. More […]

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House prices in Scotland rising at fastest rate in UK

House prices in Scotland are rising faster than the rest of the UK, with annual growth of 5.6 per cent, according to estate agent’s Your Move. Their Scotland House Price Index, compiled with Acadata, says a lack of supply is helped drive prices upwards in September, with a monthly increase of 1.4 per cent. This […]

Dudley BS keeps mortgage rates on hold

Dudley Building Society is one of the few lenders not passing on the recent Bank of England base rate rise to its mortgage customers. The building society said both its standard variable rate, and other mortgage products would be kept on hold.  The only exception to this is the building society’s  tracker rate deals. Dudley […]

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FCA continues broker outreach programme

The FCA will continue its programme of meetings with mortgage brokers in 2018, it has announced. The regulator says it will extend its Q&A Live & Local roundtables for mortgage brokers from January to May next year. Each monthly event will have an FCA representative and an industry expert. The regulator will visit each region […]