Nearly twice as many people would be likely to apply for mortgages online if they were sure they were getting the cheapest deals available, research from Direct Line Mortgages reveals. The findings were unveiled last week as Direct Line launched its first online-only mortgage – a two-year tracker at 4.19% which reverts to a long-term tracker rate of 6%.
Support is critical in the mortgage industry. Kevin Paterson’s A-Z review rates the marketing material that lenders issue to help brokers with sales and business development
“There may be trouble ahead,” crooned Frank Sinatra, and in a less succinct way this was the song being sung by Mervyn King last week.
The Financial Services Authority has confirmed it will continue to judge firms’ standards of sales and advice by the standards at the time of sale and not retrospectively.
Classic Network Solutions is offering a fully integrated version of MortgageStream case management software to its members.
New research shows those customers who receive financial advice can be better off on average by £40,000 We’ve sponsored a research project with the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) to produce ‘The Value of Financial Advice’ report. This independent research demonstrates that customers who take financial advice can, on average, be £40,000 better off than those […]
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