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FSE London 2015 - Alan Cleary, Precise Mortgages

FSE London 2015 - Alan Cleary, Precise Mortgages

We spoke to Alan Cleary, MD of Precise Mortgages, at the recent FSE London 2015, where he discussed Precise's decision to obtain a banking licence and how he envisages the buy to let market evolving.

12 Oct 2015

FSE London 2015 - Brian Coulton, Source Insurance

FSE London 2015 - Brian Coulton, Source Insurance

We spoke to Brian Coulton of Source Insurance at the recent FSE London 2015, where he shared his thoughts on diversity in the general insurance market and the Consumer Rights Act.

12 Oct 2015

Protection Review appoints Roger Edwards as Marketing Director

Protection Review appoints Roger Edwards as Marketing Director

Protection Review, the independent protection consultancy established in 2003 by Co-chairmen Peter Le Beau and Andy Couchman, has appointed Roger Edwards as Marketing Director.

12 Oct 2015

FSE London 2015 - Christine Newell, Paradigm Mortgage Services

FSE London 2015 - Christine Newell, Paradigm Mortgage Services

We spoke to Christine Newell of Paradigm Mortgage Services at the recent FSE London 2015, where she shared her thoughts on lending to older borrowers, the effects of the upcoming MCD on life for brokers, and interest-only mortgages.

12 Oct 2015

Rob Jupp: Beating financial crime

Rob Jupp: Beating financial crime

Fraud continues to be the real burning issue of the moment. At the ASTL conference on the 1st October Jonathan Newman of Brightstone Law said that he believes that mortgage fraud now exceeds £1billion, although he said that no one really knows the true extent as, understandably, few lenders will reveal the actual extent of the fraud they have suffered.

12 Oct 2015

FSE London 2015 - Joshua Elash, MT Finance

FSE London 2015 - Joshua Elash, MT Finance

We spoke to Joshua Elash of MT Finance at the recent FSE London 2015, where he shared his thoughts on the changing perceptions of bridging lending and record lending volumes.

12 Oct 2015

Specialist lending - does it need an image change?

Specialist lending - does it need an image change?

In the past, specialist lending was often perceived in a negative light as it aroused thoughts of cutting corners to complete a deal, a place where override payments thrived and loans were offered to unsuitable borrowers.

12 Oct 2015

FSE London 2015 - Kate Faulkner, Designs on Property

FSE London 2015 - Kate Faulkner, Designs on Property

We spoke to property expert Kate Faulkner at the recent FSE London 2015, where she shared her thoughts on the mood in the buy to let market and the rise of the 'silver landlord'.

12 Oct 2015

FSE London 2015 - Mark Collar, Leeds Building Society

FSE London 2015 - Mark Collar, Leeds Building Society

We spoke to Mark Collar of Leeds Building Society at the recent FSE London 2015, covering interest-only mortgages, mutuals in the mortgage market, and communications between lenders and brokers.

12 Oct 2015

FSE London 2015 - Matthew Tooth, LendInvest

FSE London 2015 - Matthew Tooth, LendInvest

We spoke to Matthew Tooth of LendInvest at the recent FSE London 2015, where he discussed their rebrand, emerging technology in the lending market, and peer-to-peer finance.

12 Oct 2015

 

FSE London 2015 - Robert Sinclair, Association of Mortgage Intermediaries

FSE London 2015 - Robert Sinclair, Association of Mortgage Intermediaries

We spoke to Robert Sinclair, chief executive of the AMI, at the recent FSE London 2015, where he shared his thoughts about life post-MCD for brokers, adapting to change in the industry, and the AMI's plans for the next twelve months.

12 Oct 2015

FSE London 2015 - Roger Morris, Precise

FSE London 2015 - Roger Morris, Precise

We spoke to Roger Morris of Precise at the recent FSE London 2015, where he discussed changes to second charge regulation and what's happening in the buy to let sector.

12 Oct 2015

FSE London 2015 - Simon Badley, IRESS

FSE London 2015 - Simon Badley, IRESS

We spoke to Simon Badley of IRESS at the recent FSE London 2015, where he shared his thoughts on embracing technology within financial services and emerging trends which could impact the industry.

12 Oct 2015

FSE London 2015 - Stuart Wilson, More 2 Life

FSE London 2015 - Stuart Wilson, More 2 Life

We spoke to Stuart Wilson of More 2 Life at the recent FSE London 2015, where he shared his thoughts on lending into retirement and the way advisers look at retirement planning.

12 Oct 2015

NatWest lowers loan to income maximums

NatWest lowers loan to income maximums

NatWest has lowered its loan to income maximums for mortgage applications of under 85% LTV from 4.99 to 4.45 times income.

12 Oct 2015

Bellpenny increases FUM by over £150m

Bellpenny increases FUM by over £150m

National wealth manager Bellpenny announced today that it has completed two more transactions involving IFA businesses, bringing combined funds under management of over £150m and more than 500 active clients.

12 Oct 2015

FCA review to "radically improve access to financial advice"

FCA review to "radically improve access to financial advice"

HM Treasury and the Financial Conduct Authority have today launched their joint consultation exploring what can be done to improve customers' access to financial advice.

12 Oct 2015

LendInvest announces £3.1m profit

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LendInvest announces £3.1m profit

LendInvest has announced a profit of £3.1 million and £15 million in revenues for the year ending 31 March 2015.

12 Oct 2015

Chelsea BS reduces higher-LTV rates

Chelsea BS reduces higher-LTV rates

Chelsea Building Society has today launched a new mortgage for borrowers with a 15% deposit, with a rate of 1.82%, fixed for two years.

12 Oct 2015

State Pension top up scheme a "real opportunity" for advisers

State Pension top up scheme a "real opportunity" for advisers

The government has today launched its state pension top up scheme, which the industry has said could be a "real opportunity for advisers to engage and deliver value for consumers".

12 Oct 2015

Over half of FTBs leave town to get on the housing ladder

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Over half of FTBs leave town to get on the housing ladder

Half of tenants (51%) who took their first steps on the housing ladder in 2015 bought outside the town or city where they had been renting, up from 39% in 2008 according to research by Countrywide plc.

12 Oct 2015

80% of IFAs plan a 'phased approach' to retirement

80% of IFAs plan a 'phased approach' to retirement

Over a third (36%) of intermediaries that own all or part of their firm plans to semi-retire or retire fully in the next decade, according to a new study by Investec Wealth & Investment.

12 Oct 2015

Enterprise Finance rebrands ahead of MCD

Enterprise Finance rebrands ahead of MCD

Enterprise Finance has undergone an image overhaul as part of its preparations for the implementation of the Mortgage Credit Directive in March 2016.

12 Oct 2015

Lloyds appoints new Director of Strategic Partnerships

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Lloyds appoints new Director of Strategic Partnerships

Lloyds Banking Group has announced that Esther Dijkstra will be the new Director of Strategic Partnerships from 1 December.

12 Oct 2015

In the Spotlight with Alex Hammond, Kensington

In the Spotlight with Alex Hammond, Kensington

We spoke to Alex Hammond, Head of Marketing & Communications at Kensington, about their recent criteria changes and whether the tax changes for buy to let will cause a change within the sector.

09 Oct 2015

Precise loosens BTL criteria

Precise loosens BTL criteria

Precise Mortgages has improved its criteria for landlords with multiple properties.

09 Oct 2015

Kent Reliance appoints field based underwriter

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Kent Reliance appoints field based underwriter

Kent Reliance has appointed Steve Wood to the newly created role of Field Based Underwriter.

09 Oct 2015

Together expands regional development team

Together expands regional development team

Specialist lender Together has appointed a new regional development director to help businesses and entrepreneurs gain access to funding.

09 Oct 2015

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