The Mortgage Club believe it’s important to provide our members with ongoing access to insight and knowledge that helps you stay in the know about market developments, opportunities in specific lending areas, regulatory changes, emerging technologies, product updates, affordability concerns and more.
In the first week of each month, join our club hosts as they focus on key topics of discussion that is both opportune and pertinent for adviser learning.
Benefits to Advisers for attending
Our monthly educational ‘Spark’ series is designed to:
- Spark your interest - Gain timely insight from the Mortgage Club and notable industry panellists on a broad range of topics impacting the market
- Spark new business - Pick up tips on how to approach cases, develop new business opportunities, navigate market issues and consider new lending areas
- Spark your development – viewing time can count towards CPD hours for your ongoing professional development (downloadable viewing certificates available)
All the content will be made available via our BrightTALK webinar channel, and if you can’t make the live broadcast, then not to worry, it will be made available on-demand shortly after for you to watch at your convenience.
Buy-to-Let Tax Changes - 5 years on!
Wednesday March 3rd, 11.00am
It’s been 5 years since major tax changes for landlords came into effect, making the private rental sector a less lucrative option. 5 years on - what support do landlords need from their advisers to help manage their portfolios and maximise their opportunities in this sector?
Join Danny Belton, our Head of Lender Relationships, as he hosts a panel of Buy-to-Let lenders to debate this milestone, the impact of the tax changes over this period and what it means for advisers and their customers going forward.Register here
SmartrFit Q&A - In Conversation with Skipton Building Society
Thursday March 4th, 10.30am
With Skipton Building Society for Intermediaries now live on SmartrFit, join our host Clare Beardmore, our Head of Digital transformation, as she discusses with Derek Adams, Key Relationship Manage for Skipton, the value of the combined search criteria tool & affordability calculator from the lender perspective.Register here
Derek will also discuss how the tool can help advisers write new business with Skipton more effectively, plus an outline of their current criteria and affordability.
Clare will also outline the roadmap for SmartrFit enhancements and updates across 2021.
Celebrating Women in the Mortgage Industry Panel
Friday March 5th, 11.00am
To mark the upcoming International Women's Day, the Mortgage Club will be hosting a panel session of prominent female figures from across the lender & broker communities to discuss their roles within the industry, the challenges they face, the opportunities they have experienced, and what the future landscape of the industry may look like from a gender diversity perspective.Register here
Hosted by Clare Beardmore, Head of Digital Transformation for the L&G Mortgage Club, we are delighted the panel will include:
Louisa Sedgewick - Managing Director Mortgages, Vida Homeloans
Donna Brenchley - Proposition Director, Mortgage Advice Bureau
Emma Hollingworth - Distribution Director, M:Qube
Discover SmartrFit - our 2 in 1 affordability calculator & criteria search tool
Monday February 1st, 2.00pm
SmartrFit is Legal & General Mortgage Club's latest innovation, combining our mortgage search criteria tool with an affordability calculator, to find an even smarter fit between your clients and lenders.
Come find out more by watching our short introductory demo of the tool. For those of you who have already seen SmartrFit in action, we'll be highlighting some of the latest key updates to the tool.
SmartrFit is dedicated to quickly, simply and accurately finding your clients the right deal, first time.Watch On-demand
Supporting the older generation through Later Life Lending
Tuesday February 2nd, 2.00pm
Join Danny Belton, our Head of Lender Relationships, as he hosts a panel session that takes a holistic view at the Later Life Lending market with particular focus upon what’s happening with RIO and equity release. Legal & General Home Finance will also give advisers a sneak peek at their upcoming RIO exclusive.
This webinar is aimed at those advisers who aren’t currently working in the later life space (or do little) but want to find out more about the opportunities available, and how they can reach more customers.
- Hinkley & Rugby Building Society
- Legal & General Home Finance
- Live More
Missing out on the stamp duty tax break
Wednesday February 3rd, 2.00pm
There is no doubt that the stamp duty tax break introduced last year has caused a buying frenzy in both the residential and buy to let markets. As the deadline approaches, we discuss the possible implications and the options available to buyers and landlords who may miss the 31st March deadline.
Join Danny Belton, our Head of Lender Relationships, as he hosts a panel of industry experts to discuss what lenders, solicitors and surveyors are doing to help buyers and landlords meet the deadline, the options available to those who may miss the deadline and the implications for those who do miss the deadline.
- Lend Invest
- Octane Capital
- Nationwide Building Society
Bringing Clarity to the EWS1 Form and Cladding Issues
Friday February 5th, 11.00am
L&G Mortgage Club are hosting a webinar dedicated to the issues surrounding the EWS1 form. The Club has received several requests from advisers to intervene with lenders and valuers where the property in question has ‘no cladding’ but the valuer has requested an EWS1 form.
This webinar will look at the current RICS rules, examples of what ‘cladding’ covers and when the EWS1 form is required
Join our Director Kevin Roberts as he hosts a panel of industry experts which looks at this highly relevant topic from the perspective of lenders, surveyors and brokers, with the aim of providing advisers with some much-needed clarity to help support pertinent future applications.Watch On-demand