17 Jun 2020
ESIS numbers stabilise at pre pandemic levels
Mortgage Brain has seen overall ESIS numbers stabilise at pre-pandemic levels, with a small increase of 2.4% on the preceding week. This is the seventh consecutive week in which there has been a rise in ESIS volumes, leaving them just 8.5% below the levels seen prepandemic.
15 Jun 2020
Affordability Hub 1000 new users release
Advisers have carried out affordability searches for mortgages worth a total of more than £1.5 billion on Mortgage Brain’s affordability-based sourcing solution Affordability Hub, just weeks after the roll out started.
10 Jun 2020
ESIS numbers recover to near pre-pandemic levels
The volume of ESIS produced by mortgage technology expert Mortgage Brain’s sourcing systems has continued its dramatic recovery, reaching levels very close to those seen before the pandemic.
27 May 2020
Product and ESIS number rise
Mortgage Brain has seen both product numbers and ESIS volumes continue their recent improvement over the last week.
30 Mar 2020
Mortgage Brain announces more market change
Mortgage Brain has seen a substantial increase in lenders changing their products, a reduction in the number of ESIS produced from its mortgage sourcing systems and welcomed more Criteria Hub users.
24 Mar 2020
Mortgage Brain announces usage statistics
Mortgage Brain has seen an increase in the updating and use of Criteria Hub platform and a reduction in the number of ESIS produced from its mortgage sourcing systems.
25 Feb 2020
Mortgage product numbers jump 9.3% to new record
The number of mortgage products available on the market has risen by 9.3% over the last 12 months to a new record high of 14,437 - an increase of 1,233 products - the latest data from mortgage technology experts Mortgage Brain has revealed.
14 Jan 2020
Residential mortgages remain at historic low
Two, three and five year Fixed rate mortgages have all come down in cost over the past 12 months - and witnessed some big reductions compared to five years ago, according to Mortgage Brain's latest product data analysis.
18 Dec 2019
BTL mortgage costs continue to reduce as 2019 draws to a close
New figures released today from Mortgage Brain's quarterly product data analysis reveal that mortgage costs in the Buy-To-Let market have continued to fall over the last three months. This reflects the 2019 trend of a continued decrease in costs for the majority of BTL mortgages.
14 May 2019
Mortgage Brain appoints Peter Hill as new Chairman
Innovative mortgage technology expert, Mortgage Brain, has appointed Peter Hill as its new Chairman. Peter Hill, whose previous roles include CEO of Leeds Building Society and Chairman of the Council of Mortgage Lenders and the Northern Association of Building Societies, is well respected in the industry with an exemplary and successful track record and will take over from current chairman, Tracy Morshead.
23 Apr 2019
High LTV mortgages see rise in costs
The cost of most high LTV (80% and 90%) mainstream mortgage products has increased over the past three months, according to new figures from Mortgage Brain's latest product data analysis.
28 Mar 2019
BTL mortgage costs show little movement in rapidly changing market
As the Buy To Let market enters another period of change and uncertainty, with new regulations on fees and licensing joining the raft of past, present and future tax changes, mortgage costs remain stable with little movement recorded over the past three months.
07 Mar 2019
Mortgage Brain acquires Criteria Hub
Mortgage technology expert, Mortgage Brain, has completed the acquisition of leading criteria based sourcing solution, Criteria Hub.
14 Feb 2019
Love is in the air at Mortgage Brain
With Valentine's Day today, mortgage technology expert, Mortgage Brain, is continuing to recognise the loyalty of its customers as part of a month long 'Love Your Customer' campaign.
13 Feb 2019
Major growth for Mortgage Brain
Mortgage technology expert, Mortgage Brain, welcomed over 2,000 new customers during 2018 with a host of national networks, corporate firms and individual adviser firms choosing to use one or more of its products and services.
21 Jan 2019
Fixed rate mortgages see big fall in costs
Two, three and five year Fixed rate mortgages have all come down in cost over the past 12 months - and witnessed some big reductions compared to five years ago - according to Mortgage Brain's latest product data analysis.
18 Dec 2018
UK mortgage market sees 29% uplift in product availability
An additional 2,788 products have been introduced into the UK mortgage market over the past 12 months from first charge mortgage lenders, representing a 29% uplift in product availability, according to new data from Mortgage Brain.
05 Nov 2018
Mortgage costs back on the rise
Following two successive quarters reporting a number of cost and rate reductions in the residential mortgage market, mortgage costs are back on the rise.
19 Jul 2018
Major lenders confirm commitment to new Lendex gateway
Nine major lenders have already confirmed their commitment to accepting digital mortgage transactions via Lendex, Mortgage Brain's next generation digital lender gateway. Detailed discussions are also progressing with a further 11 lenders, with more to be confirmed in due course.
23 Apr 2018
Mortgage costs down during Q1 2018
Despite the current surge of lenders increasing mortgage rates in anticipation of a potential base rate rise, Mortgage Brain's latest quarterly product data analysis shows that the cost of most mainstream mortgages are down compared to the start of the year
26 Feb 2018
Buy - To- Let m ortgage costs start to climb
Following several periods of change and uncertainty in 2017, leading to eventual rise in interest rates in November, the cost of most mainstream Buy-To-Let mortgages is starting to climb with new data from Mortgage Brain showing a number of cost increases over the past three months.
21 Feb 2018
Openwork extends its partnership with Mortgage Brain
Openwork, one of the UK's largest financial advice networks, has extended its partnership with mortgage technology expert, Mortgage Brain, and will continue to provide its advisers with its sourcing systems and digital development solutions.
29 Jan 2018
Mortgage costs increase during last quarter of 2017
New data from mortgage technology expert, Mortgage Brain, has shown that the cost of mortgages is on the rise with the majority of mainstream residential mortgages increasing during the last three months of 2017.
22 Jan 2018
Mortgage product availability up 24% during 2017
An additional 2,007 mortgage products have been introduced into the UK mortgage market over the past 12 months, representing a 24% uplift in product availability, according new data from Mortgage Brain.
29 Nov 2017
Mortgage Vision events set new attendance record
The 2017 series of Mortgage Vision events, organised and hosted by Mortgage Brain, saw a 22% per cent uplift in adviser attendance setting a new record in the event's eight year history.
06 Nov 2017
Mortgage advisers at risk of GDPR non-compliance
The majority of UK mortgage advisers could be at risk of failing to meet the new rules and data regulations set out by the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation, according to recent research from Mortgage Brain.
25 Oct 2017
Mortgage costs fall for the second successive quarter
Despite ongoing predictions of interest and mortgage rate
rises, the cost of mortgages has continued to fall with new data from Mortgage
Brain showing further reductions in the cost of most mainstream products over the
past three months.
23 Oct 2017
Mortgage Brain ready for GDPR
Mortgage Brain has confirmed that its suite of award-winning mortgage technology solutions will fully adhere to the new rules and data regulations set out by the GDPR.
14 Aug 2017
Boost for investors as BTL mortgage costs fall again
Potential landlords are set to benefit further from the
continued drop in the cost of Buy To Let mortgages with new data from
Mortgage Brain showing further rate and cost reductions of most mainstream BTL
products over the past three months.
19 Jul 2017
Mortgage costs down during second quarter of 2017
Following a period of stabilisation for mortgage costs and rates, the latest data from Mortgage Brain shows that the majority of mainstream mortgages have come down in cost over the past three months.
10 Jul 2017
Mortgage products up 108% in two years
The number of mortgage products available to UK advisers has increased by 108% over the past two years, according to new data released today from Mortgage Brain.
30 May 2017
Commercial Trust extends partnership with Mortgage Brain
Commercial Trust, one of the UKs largest brokers specialising in commercial, buy-to-let and bridging loan solutions, has extended its partnership with Mortgage Brain and is now offering the Key, MortgageBrain Classic and MortgageBrain Anywhere to its advisers.
18 Apr 2017
Mortgage costs continue to stabilise
The cost of mortgages remain at record lows but with little
movement seen over the past three months, recent analysis from Mortgage Brain
reveals that the cost of most mainstream mortgages continue to show signs of
12 Apr 2017
SimplyBiz Mortgages extends partnership with Mortgage Brain
SimplyBiz Mortgages, part of the SimplyBiz Group, the UK’s largest supporter of directly authorised advisers, has extended its partnership with Mortgage Brain by continuing to offer the Key, MortgageBrain Classic and MortgageBrain Anywhere to its Members as part of its reward programme.
09 Feb 2017
Buy To Let mortgage costs stabilise at record lows
The cost of Buy To Let mortgages remain at record lows but with little movement in costs and rates over the past three months, recent analysis from Mortgage Brain shows that the BTL sector could be entering a period of stabilisation.
24 Nov 2016
Cost of BTL mortgages fall again
Potential landlords face more good news as new data from Mortgage Brain shows further reductions in the cost of most mainstream Buy To Let mortgages over the past three months.
17 Oct 2016
Mortgage costs fall again.
The cost of mortgages has continued to fall with figures released today from Mortgage Brain's quarterly product data analysis showing further reductions in the cost of most mainstream products over the past three months.
25 Jul 2016
Association of Expert Mortgage Advisors adopts MTE
The Association of Expert Mortgage Advisors (AEMA), which accounts for almost 50 per cent of all mortgage broker business in Ireland, is going digital with the adoption of Mortgage Trading Exchange (MTE).
14 Jul 2016
High LTV mortgages offer biggest savings for borrowers
First time buyers or borrowers with a 10% deposit are set to benefit the most from the current reductions in mortgage costs, according to the latest figures from Mortgage Brain's quarterly product data analysis.
19 Apr 2016
LoansBrain secured favourite for brokers
LoansBrain is becoming a firm favourite with over 1,000 brokers and financial advisers using the new system during the first few weeks since its launch.
12 Apr 2016
Mortgage costs down during first quarter of 2016
The majority of mainstream and Buy-To-Let mortgages have come down in cost over the past three months according to figures released today from Mortgage Brain's quarterly product data analysis.
14 Mar 2016
Instant success for ConveyancingBrain
During the first few months since it went on general release, over 500 brokers and financial advisers have adopted Mortgage Brain's new conveyancing service - ConveyancingBrain.
18 Jan 2016
Mortgage product data reveals true cost of mortgages
The latest quarterly product data analysis from Mortgage Brain is being used to show the true cost of mortgages and shows that the majority of mainstream 90% LTV mortgages are down in cost compared to three months ago.
10 Nov 2015
Mortgage rate movement remains unsettled
Despite months of speculation and repeated predictions of a rise in base rates show that mortgage rates remain unsettled with mixed movement seen for all main product types over the past three months.
28 Jul 2015
Mortgage rates continue to fall
Despite repeated predictions for a rise in base rates, figures released today from Mortgage Brain's quarterly product data analysis show a further widespread drop in mortgage rates for all main product types.
13 Apr 2015
Mortgage rates down across the board
Figures released today from Mortgage Brains quarterly product data analysis show a widespread drop in mortgage rates for all main product types over the past six months
20 Oct 2014
It's almost 10 years since MDay
It is almost ten years since MDay, or Mortgage Day. On 31st October 2004 the FSA introduced massive regulatory change and the way mortgages were sold would never be the same again.
09 Oct 2014
Rate difference between LTV bands closes
Figures from Mortgage Brain’s quarterly product data analysis have revealed a sharp reduction in the gap between mortgage rates at different Loan-To-Value (LTV) ratios over the past 12 months.
26 Sep 2014
High demand for Mortgage Vision 2014
Mortgage Brain has seen an exceptionally high demand for places at its 2014 series of Mortgage Vision events with hundreds of brokers already pre-registering to attend one of the eight nationwide events.
30 Jan 2014
High demand for Mortgage Vision events
Organisers of the 2013 Mortgage Vision events have seen an exceptionally high demand for places with over 1,100 brokers already pre-registering to attend one of the eight nationwide events...
30 Jan 2014
New data analysis reveals true cost of mortgages
Product data analysis from Mortgage Brain is being used to show the true cost of mortgages and reveals that potential borrowers face significant rate and cost differences between LTV ratios...