Amir Khan will be fined £80,000 after the Regulatory Decisions Committee had reduced the original £100,000 to £3,300 on grounds of financial hardship.
Mortgage Strategy in-depth
Metro Bank’s smiling and dancing M-character exemplifies the go-getting attitude of the bank as it targets high growth and doubling its book this year
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London property has been made massively expensive because of the growing demand from UK buyers. That and overseas money flooding into the capital means the streets really are paved with gold
Andrew Doyle, the globe-trotting chief exec of Crown Mortgage Management, on why he is keeping to UK shores and focusing on third-party outsourcing
Budget sets out potential conflict between Chancellor and Bank of England over support for the housing market.
The FCA’s focus on adviser inducements mean small firms, in particular, need to be able to demonstrate the suitability of advice while networks, providers and large firms need to review their reward schemes
Mortgage industry appears to be taking a less confrontational approach to the mortgage market review.
The trend for borrowers to opt for short-term fixed rate mortgages may see them pay more than they have to and find them remortgaging at exactly the wrong time.
Lenders should take a measured approach to removing brokers from their panel and ensure that small brokers are not being unfairly singled out.
The fall in unemployment has opened up a can of worms.
The recent paper around landlords and the taxation system has some noticeable flaws.
Independent mortgage brokers should be able and authorised to advise on all types of mortgage.
Buy to Let Watch
Debate within the buy-to-let sector is always healthy, so I was interested to read The Buy to Let Business managing director Ying Tan’s latest contribution to this column.