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If a large number of mortgage borrowers made detailed complaints to the Office of Fair Trading, it would be bound to take action to remedy the problem.

 

Could everyone please make the effort to write a complaint about their mortgage and repossession experiences to the OFT ?

 

It seems that not enough people having difficulties with dishonest and devious mortgage lending practices are complaining to the Office of Fair Trading.

 

The OFT say ‘We gather intelligence about markets and trader behaviour from a wide range of sources and we respond to super-complaints about markets from designated consumer bodies. Where we spot potential problems, we undertake market studies and recommend or take further action where it is needed’.

 

The OFT are already ‘investigating’ the home buying market, but don’t seem to be concerned about the sub prime lenders fiasco and the unfair mortgage terms forced on consumers. They NEED the complaints in volume to take notice and do something !!

 

The Office of Fair Trading has the ability to take legal action against organisations engaged in ‘unfair trading’.

 

I noticed an article in Saturday, July 11 Daily Telegraph about the Office of Fair Trading taking Foxton’s estate agents to court and the court is reported as saying Conditions written in Foxton contracts were a ‘trap’ and a ‘time bomb’.

 

This seems similar to people’s problems with sub-prime mortgage lenders and there was a court ruling against Foxtons saying the contracts were ‘unfair’.

 

‘The judge agreed with the OFT that the terms had been hidden in the small print and were not written in ‘plain and intelligible’ language.

 

If ever there was a need for the Office of Fair Trading to take action against devious and misleading traders it is in the mortgage market !!!

 

If nobody makes an effort, nothing happens. This is why the mortgage lenders have got away with their dishonest behaviour, ripping off tens of thousands of homeowners.

 

Please complain to the OFT and when enough people do so, action will be taken. But it needs the volume of complaints to justify doing anything !

 

The Office of Fair Trading can be found here.

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