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The Loans Engine Launch with TMA

Great news to start the week – The Loans Engine have joined TMA! The Loans Engine (TLE) are a Specialist Finance Brokerage with a difference. They offer Low Fee Second Charge Mortgages and a range of other products. To find out more about TLE and how they can help you, click here.

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Paragon launch with TMA

Great news! You now have access to Paragon via TMA. Paragon is listed as one of the UK’s leading specialist lenders. For more information about Paragon and how they can help you, click here.

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TMA Phone lines back!

We are pleased to inform you that the TMA phone lines are now back up and running. Call our Support Desk for any enquiries on: 0330 303 0236. Again, we are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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TMA Phone lines down

We regret to inform you that the phone lines at TMA HQ are currently down. For any enquiries please email our Support Desk at customerservices@tmaclub.com We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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Holmesdale Building Society launch with TMA

TMA’s lender panel growth shows no sign of slowing down, with another great addition today! The Holmesdale Building Society who take an open minded view to lending, with individual underwriting and a great service on offer have launched today. To find out more about how the Holmesdale can help you, click here.

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Watts Commerical Finance launch with TMA

Great news! Today Watts Commercial Finance launched with TMA! For more information about how Watts can help you, click here.

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Please vote for TMA!

TMA have been nominated for 2 awards at the Mortgage Introducer Awards 2017. Thank you to our members and partners for their support throughout 2017, we couldn’t have got here without you. To see what TMA have been up to, click here. We’d be hugely grateful if you could show your support one more time […]

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Secure Trust Bank launches with TMA

This morning, Secure Trust bank has launched onto the TMA lender panel. For more information on how Secure Trust Bank could be helpful to you, click here.

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Affirmative Finance launch with TMA

From today, you will have access to Affirmative Finance, founded in 2004 Affirmative is a mainstay lender in the short-term and development finance market with over a decade’s worth of experience. For more information about Affirmative click here.

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OneSavings Bank outlines plans for PRA portfolio landlord changes

OneSavings Bank (OSB) has announced its new lending criteria for portfolio landlords to help brokers prepare for the PRA Phase 2 changes coming into effect on October 1 2017. The lending group, which includes Kent Reliance and InterBay brands, will now require landlords to provide a business plan, assets, liabilities statements and cash flow statements […]

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NatWest to continue to offer mortgages to portfolio landlords

NatWest for Intermediaries have confirmed that they will be introducing the new PRA requirements for assessing buy to let mortgage applications on 11 September and that they will continue to offer mortgages to portfolio landlords. They will also be introducing several other enhancements to their buy to let proposition later in the year. Summary of the […]

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Nottingham Building Society confirms portfolio landlord commitment

Nottingham Building Society has confirmed it will lend to portfolio landlords after the PRA brings in stricter underwriting standards for the class from 30 September. However, the lender is not ready to reveal its full criteria for portfolio landlords. Nottingham Building Society head of intermediary sales Nikki Warren-Dean says: “After 30 September we will continue […]

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Skipton Intermediaries are here for portfolio landlords

As you will be aware, new PRA rules come into force from 30 September regarding BTL lending to portfolio landlords. The new rules, which will apply to all landlords with four or more mortgaged BTL properties, mean that lenders are required to assess them differently. Skipton Intermediaries have lots of experience in this area and […]

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Family Building Society BTL Portfolio Landlord update

Family Building Society have announced their changes in regards to the PRA changes coming into effect from September 30th. From September 1st, where the Family Building Society receive an application for a portfolio landlord, they will only consider lending on one or two of the properties. Any additional properties would need to be presented to […]

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Fleet Mortgages announce Portfolio Lending proposition

Fleet Mortgages have this week announced their proposition on the upcoming Portfolio Lending proposition. To find out more information click here.  

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Progressive Building Society has launched with TMA

Great news, you now have access to Progressive Building Society via TMA. To find out more about Progressive and how you can use them, click here.  

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Vantage Fianace has launched with TMA

Great news! You now have access to Vantage Finance via TMA. To find out more information about Vantage Finance, click here.  

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The Leeds Building Society Interest Only matrix

   

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The Coventry for Intermediaries announces its approach to portfolio landlords

In advance of the PRA's new underwriting rules, the Coventry for Intermediaries has announced how it will lend to portfolio landlords when the changes are rolled out in September. Kevin Purvey, Director of Intermediaries says: ''We want to make sure intermediaries are fully prepared so we're announcing our approach to portfolio landlords well in advance. [...]

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The Mortgage Works launch Retention Product

You now have access to the new product transfer product from The Mortgage Works. To learn more about the procuration fee for this. Click here.  

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The Family Building Society – supporting your Buy to Let clients

As you know, the market generally uses an interest coverage ratio of 145% in relation to Buy to Let clients. The Family Building Society are always looking for ways to support you writing more BTL business which is why, for like for like remortgages with no additional borrowing, they use a lower interest coverage ratio […]

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Accord Mortgages will accept applications from Portfolio Landlords

Accord Mortgages are pleased to let you know that they will remain open  business for landlords with 4 or more properties from 30 September when the FCA changes come in. There will be some small changes for brokers already doing business with Accord Buy to Let. Here are a few points to clarify their position: […]

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Royal London – Protection that works for your self-employed clients

For many of your clients, their income is the most valuable thing they have. And this is especially true if they’re self-employed and can’t rely on an employer’s sick pay. Having Income Protection in place could be a realistic alternative to help protect the loss of income if they’re unable to work through illness or […]

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Santander release new Buy to Let infographic

In preparation for the upcoming PRA changes Santander have released a Buy to Let sales aid. Click here to see the infographic.

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Save the date! TMA Autumn Events

Following our successful round of summer conferences, we are working hard to prepare for our Autumn calendar of events. We are starting the season with three Buy to Let Workshops, which will be taking places throughout September/October which will focus on the changes in the Buy to Let market. Although a lot of the changes […]

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Keystone launch with TMA

Great news! You will now have access to Keystone via TMA. For more information click here.  

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Accord Mortgages launch Product Transfers with TMA

TMA have now been given access to the new Accord Mortgages product transfer rates. These are as follows: GROSS – 0.30% NET – 0.28% For more information click here.

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Marsden launch with TMA

Great news! The Marsden launched today with TMA. To find out more, click here

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Compliance Breakfast Workshop Warrington – 10.05.17

Good news! Our latest Compliance Breakfast Workshop will be held at the Village Hotel in Warrington on the 10th May 2017. The event is FREE to attend and will include BREAKFAST on arrival. For attending this event you will also receive 2 CPD hours. Simon Lovell, our Field Compliance Manager  will be hosting the event […]

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Twenty7Tec have launched with TMA

Great news, Twenty7Tec have joined TMA. To find out more click here.

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Age Partnership have joined TMA

TMA are happy to announce that today Age Partnership have joined us as a master broker. To find out more information about Age Partnership, click here.

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Vida Homeloans join the TMA Lender Panel

Great news, Vida Homeloans have joined the TMA Lender Panel.   To find out more about Vida Homeloans, click here

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TMA launch new Private Surveys proposition with e.surv

Find out how e.surv can help your customers ensure the home they buy isn’t going to cost them thousands in the long term, whilst you earn commission for every referral that completes. Click here for more details.

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Magellan Homeloans join the TMA lender panel

Magellan Homeloans have joined the TMA panel, meaning you now have access to another lender that can help your more ‘niche’ clients.   To find out more about Magellan, click here

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The Nottingham join the TMA lender panel

Great news, you now have access to The Nottingham For Intermediaries via TMA.   Click here to find out more about them.

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GI Portal Maintenance

As part of routine system maintenance our GI Portal will be unavailable today, Monday 13th March between 5pm – 6pm. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Vote TMA as Best Mortgage Club

The Financial Reporter Awards are back for 2017. There’s no judges, no panels, just your vote! Voting should only take a few minutes, so if you think we’ve done a good enough job in the past year, please vote for us in the ‘Best Mortgage Club’ category here.

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Aegon join the TMA Plateau Protection Panel

Great news, we’ve now launched Aegon onto our Plateau Protection Panel, giving you another option when protecting your customers. Click here for more information.

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New purchase only residential exclusive from Leeds BS

You have exclusive access to a 3.69% fees assisted 2 year fixed rate with Leeds BS. Up to 95% LTV | Free standard Valuation | No fees | £250 cashback on completion Click here for full details.

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New Holiday Let exclusive from Furness BS

You now have access to a Holiday Let exclusive via Furness BS. 3.80% 2 year discount rate | 75% LTV | Free legals and valuation for standard remortgages Click here for full details.

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Big things come in small packages

To spread the love this Valentine’s, we’re offering you a discounted rate of £299+VAT one off payment (usually £399+VAT) for our Firm Engagement Visit package. This special deal will also include access to our compliance document library and complaint documents and will be available for a limited time only. To ensure you don’t miss out, […]

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Santander Extend End Dates on TMA’s Exclusive Buy to Let Remortgage product

  26th October 2016 Santander Extend End Dates on TMA’s Exclusive Buy to Let Remortgage product From , Wednesday 26th October, the charge and benefit end dates, and completion deadlines for TMA’s Exclusive Buy to let Remortgage product will be rolled on one month. New product codes have been also been issued. Product Highlights A […]

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Is now the time to get fixed on a tracker? by: David Copland, Director of Mortgage Services, TMA

Until recently, only 9% of mortgages taken were trackers. Following the Bank of England’s decision to cut interest rates from 0.5% to 0.25%, brokers may find this about to change. The short to medium outlook for rates is for them to remain at the current base rate of 0.25%. According to some estimates, this should […]

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In the Spotlight with David Copland, Director of TMA

Financial Reporter spoke to David Copland of TMA about the rise in tracker mortgage popularity and a ‘chronic shortage’ of housing. FR: The intermediary mortgage lending market saw strong growth in 2015- is this something you see continuing?  I expect the split (share) to continue rising in favour of intermediaries in the short term, particularly in […]

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TML offers an additional £300 procuration fee per application

4th October 2016   TML offers an additional £300 procuration fee per application   Where your advice process indicates TML is the most suitable lender for your customer you can now recieve an enhanced procuration fee of £300 through TMA for a limited period. The enchanced procuration fees will apply on applications submitted through TMA […]

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Lending and borrowing for retirees must be carefully managed – Gary Little, TMA Commercial Director

Lending and borrowing for retirees must be carefully managed With lenders increasing the age limit for mortgages to 80 years and even 85 in some cases, it shows that the industry has become very mindful of our ageing society.As a nation we’re leaving milestones like homeownership until later in life, and mortgage lenders have clearly […]

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Are we witnessing a false dawn for first-time buyers? – David Copland, Director of Mortgage Services

The growing strife of first-time buyers has in many ways been the defining characteristic of the post-crisis mortgage market. However, the latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders paint a more positive picture for those hoping to get onto the housing ladder. First-time buyer lending rose 23% year-on-year in May, though the figure fell […]

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In the Spotlight with David Jackson

We spoke to David Jackson, Key Account Manager at TMA Mortgage Club, about the strength of northern cities and the effects of the base rate cut. FR: How will Brexit and a Bank Rate cut affect different areas of the housing market? In many ways, the topic of Brexit has almost been forgotten about. Although […]

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