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Ageas Protect launches educational platform on legislative issues

Protection

Ageas Protect launches educational platform on legislative issues

Ageas Protect has launched a new technical communication programme, through a series of e-mails and a dedicated area on its website, to help protection intermediaries understand th

18 Apr 2012

Blemain Group calls for support for Iron Man challenger

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Blemain Group calls for support for Iron Man challenger

Blemain Group is calling for members of the industry to pledge theirsupport for its brave sales manager ahead of his Iron Man challenge in June.

18 Apr 2012

Chelsea offers borrowers help with conveyancing costs

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Chelsea offers borrowers help with conveyancing costs

Chelsea Building Society is enhancing its mortgage range by introducing a range of products offering a free valuation and a legal fee incentive.

17 Apr 2012

New housing project set to deliver new jobs and homes

New housing project set to deliver new jobs and homes

A housing project set to bring new jobs, homes, community facilities and a host of environmental benefits to the Welsh Capital will launch today, report Principality Building Socie

17 Apr 2012

95% LTV Mortgage Availability Doubles In A Year

Mortgages

95% LTV Mortgage Availability Doubles In A Year

The number of mortgage products offering maximum loan-to-values of 95% has more than doubled over the past year, from just 27 to 61 today, report Moneyfacts.co.uk.

17 Apr 2012

Legal & General offer lifestyle cover

Protection

Legal & General offer lifestyle cover

Legal & General is now offering customers a new ‘short-term’ income protection product: Lifestyle Cover.

17 Apr 2012

Landlords urged to protect increasing risk of arrears

Protection

Landlords urged to protect increasing risk of arrears

With rental arrears at an all time high, more than 25 per cent of landlords still don’t have (or are unaware of) landlords insurance, report Paymentshield.

17 Apr 2012

CHL Mortgages enhanced mortgage book by boarding portfolio

Mortgages

CHL Mortgages enhanced mortgage book by boarding portfolio

Specialist lender CHL Mortgages has today revealed it has boarded a small, well-seasoned portfolio of high-quality loans onto its own system.

17 Apr 2012

Keystone Lifestyle Protection comes to TrigoldCrystal clients

Protection

Keystone Lifestyle Protection comes to TrigoldCrystal clients

Marketing & Management Services Ltd and TrigoldCrystal have just added a link to MMS’s Keystone Lifestyle Protection on the sourcing system, Prospector.

17 Apr 2012

Mortgages for Business and Aldermore launch keystone BTL mortgages

Mortgages for Business and Aldermore launch keystone BTL mortgages

Mortgages for Business and Aldermore Commercial Mortgages today announce the launch of Keystone Buy to Let Mortgages, a new buy to let mortgage funding line for professional proper

17 Apr 2012

 

Bridgebank smashes new business level records

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Bridgebank smashes new business level records

Bridgebank Capital are delighted and encouraged to report that they continue to break New Business Activity levels and record that enquiries and applications for Q1 2012 were up 2

17 Apr 2012

Fincorp praised for its 2nd charge lending

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Fincorp praised for its 2nd charge lending

Bridging lender Fincorp has been endorsed as a leading 2nd charge lender by successful brokerage Lifetime Mortgages and Finance Ltd.

17 Apr 2012

IFP calls on consumers to consider Financial Planning

Savings & Investments

IFP calls on consumers to consider Financial Planning

IFP calls on consumers to consider Financial Planning as the threat of rising retirement age and longer life expectancy looms.

17 Apr 2012

Drewberry Insurance launch new income protection tool

Protection

Drewberry Insurance launch new income protection tool

Drewberry Insurance launches a new income protection tool to help consumers establish and understand which occupation definition insurers are likely to offer given their occupation

17 Apr 2012

Demand for Mortgages Defies Rising Rates

Mortgages

Demand for Mortgages Defies Rising Rates

Mortgage activity in March has continued to grow, according to the most recent National Mortgage Index, compiled by independent mortgage broker, Mortgage Advice Bureau.

16 Apr 2012

UK adults unable to move home due to financial constraints .

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UK adults unable to move home due to financial constraints .

With the Government recently introducing initiatives like NewBuy in an attempt to stimulate the housing market, Countrywide have conducted exclusive research with YouGov to highlig

16 Apr 2012

London and South West help national asking prices to new record

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London and South West help national asking prices to new record

The national average asking price of property coming to market is now £243,737, breaking the previous record set nearly four years ago, report Rightmove.

16 Apr 2012

Brightstar launches BTL products with no ERC

Brightstar launches BTL products with no ERC

Brightstar Financial, the national intermediary hub for specialist lending, has launched two exclusive BTL products with no Early Repayment Charges in partnership with Saffron Buil

16 Apr 2012

FSA to give key note speech at MBE Manchester

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FSA to give key note speech at MBE Manchester

Mortgage Business Expo Manchester 2012, one of the biggest exhibitions for financial intermediaries based in the North West, has today announced the FSA is to deliver the key note

16 Apr 2012

First-time buyer numbers increased in February

Mortgages

First-time buyer numbers increased in February

Lending to both first-time buyers and home movers increased in February with first-time buyers taking the bigger increase, according to figures released today from the CML.

16 Apr 2012

Assurant Intermediary Appoints New Business Development Manager

Protection

Assurant Intermediary Appoints New Business Development Manager

Specialist general insurance provider Assurant Intermediary today announces the appointment of David Wilson to the role of Business Development Manager.

16 Apr 2012

Largemortgageloans.com pays out over £300k in 12 months

Mortgages

Largemortgageloans.com pays out over £300k in 12 months

Largemortgageloans.com, the specialist large mortgage loans broker, has announced that its large loan referral service – the Partnership Programme – has paid out over £300,000 in s

16 Apr 2012

Halifax launches NewBuy product range

Mortgages

Halifax launches NewBuy product range

Halifax has today announced the launch of a new product range to support its participation in the NewBuy scheme.

16 Apr 2012

Serious debt only starts at £14,416

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Serious debt only starts at £14,416

Britons only see themselves in serious financial difficulty once they are in £14,416 worth of debt, according to Bright Grey's latest financial safety net report.

16 Apr 2012

NORTH BEATS SOUTH IN YIELD TABLE

NORTH BEATS SOUTH IN YIELD TABLE

The first rental yield league table of 2012 has revealed that landlords in the North West have taken the top spot, achieving the highest average rental yield.

16 Apr 2012

Norton announces additional loyalty point for completions

Norton announces additional loyalty point for completions

Norton Broker Services are pleased to announce that Brokers will receive an additional loyalty point for completions on any Secured Loan/Mortgage over £25,000 - an instant qualific

16 Apr 2012

Twickenham plays host to Next Intelligence

Mortgages

Twickenham plays host to Next Intelligence

Following the success of two stadium road shows in March, Next Intelligence is inviting Directly Authorised brokers to attend a special event on Wednesday 25th April at Twickenham

16 Apr 2012

Vive la France!

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Vive la France!

There’s good news for clients who are thinking of buying property in France. Reductions in mortgage rates mean that it’s now even more affordable.

16 Apr 2012

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