Mystery shop...

An interesting story and something very much for everyone to be aware of we feel... a Money Marketing investigation has found four major estate agents giving out incorrect and misleading information to prospective borrowers on how much it would cost to use a mortgage broker.

The newspaper approached Connells, Countrywide, YourMove and Spicerhaart, posing as a first-time buyer, and asked the estate agents about being referred to a broker and how much the fee would be. The results were concerning; read the article here: http://www.moneymarketing.co.uk/news-and-analysis/mortgages/mm-mystery-shop-exposes-estate-agents-tricks-on-broker-fees/2006815.article