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Ten Months of the Mortgage Market in 140 characters or less

21 December 2012  |  6129 views  |  0

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? http://t.co/X0bNPtFT

How a buy-to-let boom has transformed the mortgage market for a younger generation of buyers http://t.co/N8bo63Il

Budget 2012: Bring in mortgage lending targets - Would lenders agree? How would it work? Countrywide http://t.co/SV8a4gXH

Financial apps – the drive to provide these and what makes a successful app – find out more in my blog post http://t.co/A3cxtXVM


The question if we really need to harmonise the mortgage market http://t.co/SxkAGnjQ

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 http://t.co/zMgwtJaP

European mortgage regulation – a bridge too far for harmonisation? Read my Euro Blog here http://t.co/wgjoJ9tT


Will MMR drive the growth of ‘internet-only’ lenders? Halifax think it might. http://t.co/x3HB35dS

A new AMI : Sinclair spells out several challenges including the importance of lending technology :MFG Online http://t.co/lHsRdOjq

Mortgage rewards - but not BOGOF - are they a good move by lenders? http://t.co/rjOhT8Ih http://t.co/yUwgUFu3

No entry | Excellent review of the state of the UK mortgage market | Mortgage Strategy http://t.co/haclMdHp


Interest only mortgages: the root of mortgage evil or a valid option for buyers? Read here http://t.co/VpK0mBNw

Social media – new media or fact of life? : Should be an interesting seminar : BSA - Building Societies Association http://t.co/dbuapqAD

How much are you sitting on? £5.6trillion in our bricks and mortar: Property wealth is a hidden comfort in recession | http://t.co/VdBHGrMq

Only 53% of consumers trust banks and building societies - what would be the government trust % ? | Mortgage Strategy http://t.co/4k2P5Sfc

Facebook and finance - the next app revolution? Read my blog on Finextra http://t.co/iXZzYRt1


Good half time talk by Andrew Baddeley-Chappell - After England's Euro failure, mortgage market must avoid own goals http://t.co/G4l9AuSr

What are mutuals doing better than banks? Gross lending at mutuals rockets 54% in May - http://t.co/KBM7dm8S

Banking regulations? Interesting view from Robert Jenkins BOE FPC member : The Guardian http://t.co/eTcHaftQ

CML: Interest-only will recover - Industry in depth - Mortgage Introducer UK http://t.co/Nmo3iPSv


Customer satisfaction in the Banking Olympics – the winners are? http://t.co/P3E0ZhQI

Customer service? Young Brits still visit bank branches - they're usually closed though http://t.co/YuZGl247  

Will Tesco make a mark in mortgages? Perhaps not initially. Why every little helps - Boulger http://t.co/bfhXwIFM

Renting is an alternative to equity release in retirement - or should one hold onto the bricks? http://t.co/xOeZ5EjH


At last some good mortgage news - good figures from the CML http://t.co/aAhMEzYq

Martin Wheatley: FCA will 'shoot first and ask questions later' is this the way to regulate? http://t.co/ebjaCF87

Finextra: ICICI preps Facebook transactions - growing number of finance businesses getting social http://t.co/cu0EKa6t

52% of homeowners say they went direct to lender - be interesting to see which lenders? http://t.co/YCRo0kPZ


Interesting article on investment in Social Media - Investec banks on policy to make social media work http://twy.la/PuSAz3

Great research & insight from google If Content Is King, Multiscreen Is The Queen, Says New Google Study http://twy.la/RcnpZ2

How many of your customers are buying online? technology article @cmlevents e-zine. Read it here http://bit.ly/RGT712  

MMR: FSA misses the point by allowing in execution-only by the back door - Or sensible measures for existing borrowers? http://twy.la/PtaTIK


Avelo claims one in five mortgages sold in branch | News | Mortgage Strategy http://twy.la/Uo4eLN

Survey finds only a quarter of mortgages sold through bank branches | Financial Reporter http://twy.la/WiWeTh

Finlay voices concerns over repayment vehicles - will the buck end up at the lenders door? http://twy.la/UmYWWs

Could we see an end to proc fees? Is charging up-front fees and rebating commissions the way forward? http://twy.la/RZIUgU   


Bank scheme still not helping first-timers - Scheme needs targets ! http://t.co/uDzWynSs

Mortgage analysis - Did the Autumn Statement neglect the housing market?-Analysis-Money Marketing http://bit.ly/TYE05T

Increasing Efficiency in Mortgage Sales - read my blog on Finextra http://twy.la/YJjrPK

Mary Meeker's Latest Must-Read Presentation On The State Of The Web - might make you feel old at times... http://read.bi/RxWknW

Best wishes and a Happy New Year to all. 


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