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72% Of brokers say there should be no age limit

Just 28% of Mortgage Strategy online readers think that lenders should impose a maximum age limit on mortgages. The overwhelming majority, at 72%, think it’s a bad idea.

This week, Mortgage Strategy asks: “Do you think house prices will plummet in two years time?”

Q: Should lenders impose a maximum age limit on mortgages?


MT integrates with Trigold’s ETC

The Mortgage Times Group has fully integrated with Trigold’s Electronic Trading Centre. Christopher May, director of Mortgage Times, says: “Our relationship with Trigold has gone from strength and we now have about 2,000 verified exclusive products displayed on Trigold. This has seen us grow our subscription numbers rapidly.”

RICS calls for online energy service

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is calling on the government to launch a web service that will enable home owners to be more energy efficient.During last week’s Select Committee’s meeting on climate change, RICS approached the government about creating a service for consumers that will provide recommendations on energy efficiency.RICS is also calling for […]

We hope brokers can get past the headlines on Abbey

From Ricky Okey I was disappointed to read the analysis of Abbey’s latest mortgage offering by Peter Mounty (Mortgage Strategy November 13) as he had not made much effort to research his subject matter before putting pen to paper. He may have found that on closer inspection (or even a casual glance) Abbey’s new offering […]

Letting agency uses online technology

Landlord Mortgages has launched, a letting agency for landlords and tenants. combines online technology with traditional property management. Landlord Mortgages says many landlords are unhappy with the service they get from high street agencies. organises minor repair work on a landlord’s behalf and assists with ensuring that the property meets all legal […]

Champion the small-scale developer

Traditional development finance must price in project and liquidity risk, but if your project is completed and you have begun selling units you could be eligible for cheaper funding, writes Matthew Tooth of Lendinvest. A product which prices purely for liquidity risk is one way to help developers lower their costs. This type of product allows […]


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