Financial services group LEBC is to create a dedicated mortgage advice team in light of the implementation of new rules following the Mortgage Market Review (MMR).
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will be on the look out for "gaming activity" of any kind following the implementation of the Mortgage Market Review (MMR), with the falsification of income levels of particular interest, it warned.
New mortgage lending rules come into force at the end of the month. Here, Professional Adviser affiliate title, Your Money, assesses how they will affect existing and future homeowners...
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Most types of financial services firms will pay a lower than expected Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) levy for 2014-2015 after it cut its bill by £37m, but investment advisers face another hike in costs.
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House price growth is showing "tentative signs of moderation", according to the Nationwide Building Society.
A mortgage broker has been jailed for six years after fraudulently obtaining almost £3.5m from clients in the North East.
A US regulator has sued 16 banks for allegedly manipulating the London interbank offered rate (Libor).
Chancellor George Osborne will deliver his annual Budget to parliament next week. The economic backdrop to the announcement has undoubtedly improved since last year, when the UK lost its AAA rating for the first time since 1978 and narrowly avoided falling into a triple-dip recession.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined and banned a mortgage broker for failing to prevent false client information being submitted to lenders.
Readers of Professional Adviser and IFAonline.co.uk have helped raise more than £8,000 for the Stroke Association, a charity that is supporting Institute of Financial Planning (IFP) chief executive Nick Cann in his recovery from a stroke.
Is the financial services sector as disjointed as some suggest? Not according to PFS chief executive Keith Richards, who here explains why he believes a new initiative can result in greater trust among the public...
The Financial Policy Committee's power to influence the interest rate stress test in an applicant's affordability assessment will be added to the mortgage rules following a consultation.
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At least four banking brands are considering a bid for Kensington Mortgages with private equity firms also interested in the lender.
UK house prices rose by 0.6% in February, a 9.4% increase on the same month in 2013, according to Nationwide Building Society.
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