Ten Months of the Mortgage Market Social Media in 140 characters or less
A selection of my tweets on the mortgage market over the last ten months - at last the market is recovering albeit slowly.
Stamp Duty - It may only be March but the holiday’s over : Do the numbers stack up?
How a buy-to-let boom has transformed the mortgage market for a younger generation of buyers
Budget 2012: Bring in mortgage lending targets - Would lenders agree? How would it work? Countrywide
Financial apps – the drive to provide these and what makes a successful app – find out more in my blog post
The question if we really need to harmonise the mortgage market
Restricted mortgage availability is excluding many from home ownership
http://t.co/m8LgaoRN @IanCowie on generation rent
North - South divide grows - negative equity blight - 30% more likely to be in arrears in the North :S&P The Times
European mortgage regulation – a bridge too far for harmonisation? Read my Euro Blog here
Will MMR drive the growth of ‘internet-only’ lenders? Halifax think it might.
A new AMI : Sinclair spells out several challenges including the importance of lending technology :MFG Online
Mortgage rewards - but not BOGOF - are they a good move by lenders? http://t.co/rjOhT8Ih
No entry | Excellent review of the state of the UK mortgage market | Mortgage Strategy
Interest only mortgages: the root of mortgage evil or a valid option for buyers? Read here
Social media – new media or fact of life? : Should be an interesting seminar : BSA - Building Societies Association
How much are you sitting on? £5.6trillion in our bricks and mortar: Property wealth is a hidden comfort in recession |
Only 53% of consumers trust banks and building societies - what would be the government trust % ? | Mortgage Strategy
Facebook and finance - the next app revolution? Read my blog on Finextra
Good half time talk by Andrew Baddeley-Chappell - After England's Euro failure, mortgage market must avoid own goals
What are mutuals doing better than banks? Gross lending at mutuals rockets 54% in May -
Banking regulations? Interesting view from Robert Jenkins BOE FPC member : The Guardian
CML: Interest-only will recover - Industry in depth - Mortgage Introducer UK
Customer satisfaction in the Banking Olympics – the winners are?
Customer service? Young Brits still visit bank branches - they're usually closed though
Will Tesco make a mark in mortgages? Perhaps not initially. Why every little helps - Boulger
Renting is an alternative to equity release in retirement - or should one hold onto the bricks?
At last some good mortgage news - good figures from the CML
Martin Wheatley: FCA will 'shoot first and ask questions later' is this the way to regulate?
Finextra: ICICI preps Facebook transactions - growing number of finance businesses getting social
52% of homeowners say they went direct to lender - be interesting to see which lenders?
Interesting article on investment in Social Media - Investec banks on policy to make social media work
Great research & insight from google If Content Is King, Multiscreen Is The Queen, Says New Google Study
How many of your customers are buying online? technology article @cmlevents e-zine. Read it here
MMR: FSA misses the point by allowing in execution-only by the back door - Or sensible measures for existing borrowers?
Avelo claims one in five mortgages sold in branch | News | Mortgage Strategy
Survey finds only a quarter of mortgages sold through bank branches | Financial Reporter
Finlay voices concerns over repayment vehicles - will the buck end up at the lenders door?
Could we see an end to proc fees? Is charging up-front fees and rebating commissions the way forward?
Bank scheme still not helping first-timers - Scheme needs targets !
Mortgage analysis - Did the Autumn Statement neglect the housing market?-Analysis-Money Marketing
Increasing Efficiency in Mortgage Sales - read my blog on Finextra
Mary Meeker's Latest Must-Read Presentation On The State Of The Web - might make you feel old at times...
Best wishes and a Happy New Year to all.