A mortgage is still probably the biggest financial commitment an individual will take out in their lifetime so getting the right one is important. Poor mortgage advice may lead to individuals facing financial hardship and even homelessness.
Helpfully, many mortgage advisors are now regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) who have enshrined detailed rules for regulating mortgage contracts and imposing penalties when individuals have been sold unsuitable mortgages. FCA rules also allow individuals to seek compensation for losses sustained from those providing poor mortgage advice.
“Jamie helped me with a mortgage interest only misselling claim and a complicated consumer credit dispute which involved tricky case law such as Plevin. He helped me a great deal. He made the difficult legal points very simple to understand and I was delighted with the outcome.”
– Louisa, from Cheshire
Mortgage mis-selling comes in many shapes and sizes.
Interest-only mortgages are a particularly hot topic with many about to expire over the next few years. Mortgage brokers received hefty commissions for interest-only mortgages and they were often aggressively sold with borrowers also encouraged to add unsecured debt such as loans and credit cards onto their interest-only mortgage which often resulted in extra interest being paid.
There are a number of tell-tale factors.
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