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89% Of brokers want HIP launch to be postponed

Mortgage Strategy Online readers have made it clear how they feel about Home Information Packs, with 89% supporting the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ call for the government to postpone their implementation. Just 11% think HIPs should come in on June 1.

This week Mortgage Strategy asks: “Are you concerned about the advertising claims of IVA firms?”


Sub-prime lenders do a prime job

I have never been one to think of people in stereotypical ways. Now this principle is affecting the way I think about how mortgage lenders are categorised.

Positive moves in the high LTV sector

Maxing out on borrowing through an equity release scheme may not seem a normal thing to do but in fact it accounts for a reasonable share of the market.

High street law firms at risk of money launderers

High street law firms are leaving themselves wide open to money launderers, research by Conveyance Link reveals.Despite the well publicised increase in identity fraud in the UK, many small law firms still do not have rigid enough systems and procedures in place to check and validate clients’ IDs.A survey of 400 conveyancing law firms carried […]


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