View more on these topics

Mortgage Brain adds estate agency to MTE

Mortgage Brain has added estate agency Your Move to its broker system and to the Mortgage Trading Exchange, and expects more to follow.

Mark Lofthouse, CEO of Mortgage Brain, says: “Your Move is a respected agency and we are delighted it has selected Mortgage Brain and the Mortgage Trading Exchange to support its mortgage advice business. We look forward to working together.”

Jon Round, Your Move relationship director, adds: “The decision to move was not taken lightly. We thoroughly reviewed and evaluated Mortgage Brain and Mortgage Trading Exchange against our current systems.

“We were particularly impressed with the steps taken to ensure KFI accuracy and the compliance solution.

“The efficient electronic trading capability offered by the MTE was also a factor in our decision, as was the technical, training and account support.

“The importance of providing our advisers with the best technology solutions can’t be underestimated. That’s why we chose Mortgage Brain as one of our long-term business partners.”

A white label version of Mortgage Brain has been set up to meet the needs of Your Move.


Elephant float oversubscribed

Ahead of its AIM flotation, Elephant Loans & Mortgages says the float is oversubscribed. As of November 17, the company say over 21 million shares had been sold at 3p per share. This represents 10.34% of the issued share capital of the company immediately after placing.

Tensions mount over HIPs

With the date for the implementation of Home Information Packs finally set, tensions are rising between brokers and estate agents – each group feeling threatened by the other. Online conveyancing firm eConveyancer has carried out research into the needs of intermediaries and estate agents in its campaign to design an effective HIP provision service which […]

McConechy joins HoC as mortgage director

Mal McConechy, ex-Mortgage Next director, has joined Home of Choice as mortgage director. McConechy quit Mortgage Next in October after eight years with the company. He says: “I’m delighted to be given this opportunity in a dynamic company. They’re enthusiastic people here, passionate about the industry. My 30 years of industry experience should complement the […]

Beacon appoints Morris as national sales manager

Beacon Homeloans has appointed Beverley Morris as national sales manager. Brian Pitt, director at Beacon, says: “We are delighted to secure the services of one of the most experienced sales people in the mortgage market and I am looking forward to working with Bev to further develop the Beacon brand and consolidate the relationships with […]

InFocus - thumbnail

In Focus — February 2015

Jelf Employee Benefits looks at the issue of paying anaesthetist fees when the patient had no chance to discuss or agree to them prior to care; and provides recommendations for avoiding this scenario.


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up