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Dodgy brokers are scuttling off to hide in networks

As an honest directly authorised broker I find Gerry O’Brien’s inference in a recent column that DA brokers are cowboys insulting (Mortgage Strategy March 16).

From our viewpoint, the dodgy brokers are those who are scuttling off to join networks where they can hide.

I’m sure the FSA knows this too, and refer readers to Lesley Titcomb’s column in the February 23 issue of Mortgage Strategy.

Take a look in your own back yard before you start throwing stones over the fence.

Roger Snodin

RS Mortgage Consultancy

By email


Average UK house price rises £3,000 in March

The latest figures from Nationwide shows that the average house price actually rose by £3,000 last month, from £147,000 in February to £150,000 in March.

Pay Commissions on time

Last week’s lead news item in Mortgage Strategy about angry appointed representatives of Network Data protesting outside the firm’s Botleys Mansion headquarters was a PR disaster for the company.

How to use wills to protect your clients’ wishes

March was Free Wills Month! Free Wills Month brings together a group of well-respected charities to offer members of the public aged 55 and over the opportunity to have their simple wills written or updated free of charge by using participating solicitors in selected locations around England and Wales. Research by the Law Society* highlighted that only 64 […]


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