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RBS rings the NatWest changes

The Royal Bank of Scotland has made changes to its NatWest range of fixed rate, tracker and variable buy-to-let mortgages. It has increased the maximum LTV across the range to 85% from 80%. This excludes the buy-to-let two-year tracker, which has a maximum LTV of 70%.


A different way of ranking networks

For some time, intermediaries and lenders have been asking when a table will be printed that looks at all networks rather than just the ones that have mortgage and protection authorisation from the regulator.

Relax chooses xit2 system

Relax Finance has chosen xit2’s Valuation Exchange to provide the online system for its panel manager Gateway Surveyors.

IF acts on base rate rise

Intelligent Finance is moving its SVR mortgages up to 6.65% from 6.30% which it says will ensure it remains a top four player in terms of competitive SVRs available.It will also pass on the Bank of England’s 0.25% base rate rise to its savings and ISA customers.IF’s tracker offset mortgages will start with rates of […]


Health Shield joins the Association of Medical Insurance Intermediaries

Health cash plan provider Health Shield has joined the Association of Medical Insurance Intermediaries (AMII) as a corporate member. The non-profit-making Friendly Society is one of eight health cash plan providers to join the intermediary trade body, which is looking to establish working parties with intermediaries and providers on issues such as product innovation and regulation.


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