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Brokers say no to government-funded eco-deals

Just over half of Mortgage Strategy Online readers say the government should not partially fund green mortgages. Meanwhile, 44% of intermediaries think that government-funded green mortgages are a good idea.

This week Mortgage Strategy asks: “Do you feel short-changed when lenders decide to offer their products direct to consumers?”

Q: Should the government part-fund green mortgages?



B2L deal needs no rental proof

Bananas Inc has released a two-year fixed-rate buy-to-let mortgage that has no requirement for proof of rental income.

High LTV deals give FTBs a leg up

It’s never been harder for first-time buyers to get on the property ladder and lenders have come up with ideas to help, including high LTV mortgages, says Sean Murphy

Rule confuses clients, says broker

A broker has hit out at Financial Services Authority rulings insisting that commercial mortgage adverts include the same disclaimers as residential adverts.

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A tailored approach to protection

By Ian Smart, Product Architect, Royal London In an ideal world, clients would be able to afford as much protection cover as they wanted, but few would describe current times as anything approaching ideal. But this doesn’t mean that they have to indulge in an either/or decision that results in missing out on some essential […]


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