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Heroes & Villains

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Hero of the week is Abbey for Intermediaries, which no longer requires evidence of six months’ rent in savings when it comes to let-to-buy cases. This is a sensible move that should make life much easier for brokers.

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Villain of the week is Moneysupermarket, whose press release informed the world that 90% of the best deals are only available direct. Its retraction was even even worse, as it realised brokers would boycott its leads.

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