Kevin Paterson

Hanging in the balance

I wish I could say that the uncertainty will blow over, taking the UK property market out of its current doldrums – unfortunately I can’t.

Hanging in the balance

Innovation nation?

I can’t remember a time when there have been so many new initiatives launched in such a short space of time

Innovation nation?

Flood Re – good, bad or ugly?

The roll-out of Flood Re has also caused frustrations within the insurance industry itself.

To insure or not to insure

I fear the burden of education will fall on the shoulders of intermediaries to help their leaseholder clients

Stuck in the middle?

The Act should result in improvements and greater clarity to the purchase of insurance, but intermediaries must ensure that they get their houses in order over the next 12 months and are ready for the changes that it introduces next August

Dodging bullets

Getting on top of the housing crisis has surely got to be high on the agenda

Recognising the role of lifetime mortgages