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The Mortgage Works doesn’t work particularly well for me

From John Nicholls


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 […]

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 […]

Lenders defend cascade systems

Lenders have hit back at Mortgages PLC’s assertion that cascade underwriting is not in borrowers’ best interests. MPLC had warned brokers to treat cascade underwriting with caution before recommending an alternative product from the same lender to a client. Peter Beaumont, sales and marketing director at MPLC, says: “Cascade underwriting works to the benefit of […]


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