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Mortgage Strategy editor Rob Thickett and Legal & General’s Duncan Crocker prepare to race up Tower 42’s 920 steps in London

Can you put the boot into your nearest and dearest to win this digital photo frame? Submit a witty caption for the photo above and you will be automatically entered into our competition. Remember, the funnier it is, the more likely you are to win. What are you waiting for? Email printable captions only to



60 seconds with Vic Jannels, Group Executive Chairman, all types of mortgages

What did it mean to you to win the lifetime achievement award at the Mortgage Strategy Awards last week? It was one of the nicest shocks I have ever had and an amazing feeling. A number of industry greats have been recipients of this award and I am in awe to have been considered and […]

Let’s try for common sense on interest-only

After Santander slashed its interest-only LTV and Lloyds Banking Group made changes to interest-only repayment vehicles, I am left wondering if the pendulum has swung too far the other way. These moves will affect brokers who rely on interest-only sales but I am unsure whether this is what the regulator envisaged when it urged caution […]

850,000 to be stung by Halifax hike

Close to a million Halifax borrowers are facing a hike in their mortgage payments after it announced it is increasing its SVR.The lender’s SVR will rise from 3.50% to 3.99% on May 1, affecting some 850,000 customers. Its SVR is now aligned with its home owner variable rate, the reversion rate it introduced for new […]


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