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Townends estate agents in Addlestone open a lettings operation

Legal

Townends estate agents in Addlestone open a lettings operation

As part of the Group’s focus and growth for 2012, Townends estate agents has decided to expand their stand alone sales branch in Addlestone by adding a full lettings and management

12 Apr 2012

Pensions reforms imposed without consultation

Retirement

Pensions reforms imposed without consultation

The UK Government is set to change the long term pensions arrangements of half a million Scots without consulting the Scottish Government.

12 Apr 2012

Sales Rise By Over A Third

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Sales Rise By Over A Third

Sales at haart rose by over a third last month as the estate agents enjoyed one of its strongest first quarters for a number of years.

11 Apr 2012

Appetite for remortgage advice hits an all time high

Mortgages

Appetite for remortgage advice hits an all time high

Searches for remortgage advice reached 37% in March 2012 according to unbiased.co.uk's latest Advice Drivers report.

11 Apr 2012

Barclays launches new service for investors

Savings & Investments

Barclays launches new service for investors

Barclays has today launched its ‘Integrate' service which aims to tailor structured products to meet the individual requirements of investors and their portfolios.

11 Apr 2012

Abbey for Intermediaries amend selected rates

Mortgages

Abbey for Intermediaries amend selected rates

On 12th April 2012, Abbey for Intermediaries are amending the rates on selected 2 year and 3 year Fixed rate products at 60% and 75% LTV and selected 2 year Tracker products at 60%

11 Apr 2012

Fall In Household Debt Has Stalled

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Fall In Household Debt Has Stalled

Average household debt (excluding mortgages) fell by an average of £18.50 per month from February 2011 to December 2011, report Credit Action.

11 Apr 2012

42% of platform users outsource the investment process

Savings & Investments

42% of platform users outsource the investment process

According to a survey of platform users by Defaqto, 42% of these advisers now outsource at least some of the investment process - illustrating that outsourcing is becoming an attra

11 Apr 2012

RateSetter.com enjoys 100% growth in 6 months

RateSetter.com enjoys 100% growth in 6 months

Peer-to-peer finance website RateSetter.com has today released figures which show the trend towards consumers taking out loans on a peer-to-peer basis is accelerating.

11 Apr 2012

Fluent Money director to take the driving seat in UK racing series

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Fluent Money director to take the driving seat in UK racing series

Tim Wheeldon, joint managing director of Fluent Money, is on a mission to steer to victory this weekend, as he hopes to retain his title in the UK Saker Sportscar Challenge.

11 Apr 2012

 

Property sales at lowest level since 2008

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Property sales at lowest level since 2008

The number of property sales hotspots in England and Wales fell to their lowest level since the height of the financial crisis, according to new research by Lloyds TSB.

10 Apr 2012

Demand grows as stamp duty holiday ends

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Demand grows as stamp duty holiday ends

Potential buyers continued to test the market during March as the stamp duty holiday finally came to an end, says the latest RICS UK Housing Market Survey.

10 Apr 2012

Prime central London rents fall for 6th consecutive month

Prime central London rents fall for 6th consecutive month

Rents fell a further 0.1% in March, and have been falling since October 2011, report Knight Frank.

10 Apr 2012

Mortgage rates on the rise

Mortgages

Mortgage rates on the rise

New analysis by the price comparison site, MoneySupermarket.com, has shown that average mortgage rates have begun to rise.

10 Apr 2012

Paymentshield to enhance home insurance proposition for intermediaries

Protection

Paymentshield to enhance home insurance proposition for intermediaries

Paymentshield has revealed plans to enhance its products and services for intermediaries over the course of 2012.

10 Apr 2012

Rent correction saves Central London tenants £572

Rent correction saves Central London tenants £572

Prime Central London rents fell by a further 0.6% in the first quarter of the year from £1,043 per week to £1,032 at the end of 2011, translating into an annual saving of £572, rep

10 Apr 2012

Hike in number of public sector workers seeking pension advice

Retirement

Hike in number of public sector workers seeking pension advice

Days after teachers’ unions voted for strike action in protest against cuts to public sector pensions, the deVere Group has confirmed a significant hike in the number of public sec

10 Apr 2012

Pink launch Life Club for Club VIP members

Protection

Pink launch Life Club for Club VIP members

Pink adds a protection panel to its Club VIP package for its directly authorised members.

10 Apr 2012

Service tops bridging lender broker poll

Service tops bridging lender broker poll

Over a third (38%) of brokers value great service above all other qualities when selecting lenders for bridging finance.

10 Apr 2012

miLoan Bridging generates 200 quotes in first month

miLoan Bridging generates 200 quotes in first month

After its launch on 1st March, the first bridging loan quotation system in the UK has registered more than £35 million of quotes by its users.

05 Apr 2012

Value Of Business Debts Chased Through Court System Up 39%

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Value Of Business Debts Chased Through Court System Up 39%

The latest report from commercial debt recovery law firm, Lovetts, shows that businesses are getting tougher with their customers on outstanding debts.

05 Apr 2012

Q-Day hailed a “landmark date” for pension transfers

Retirement

Q-Day hailed a “landmark date” for pension transfers

The pension transfer market is to undergo its biggest ever revamp on Friday 6th April 2012, dubbed ‘Q-Day’, when HMRC’s changes to Qualified Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes com

05 Apr 2012

Avoid The Perils Of Rent To Buy In Spain

Avoid The Perils Of Rent To Buy In Spain

Rent to buy schemes are nothing new, and many overseas property agents are helping distressed developers in Spain generate cash-flow by arranging rent to buy deals with potential p

05 Apr 2012

Strong demand for West End property

Strong demand for West End property

Q1 sales and lettings comment from West End estate agents, LDG.

05 Apr 2012

Scottish government approves first ever tenancy deposit protection scheme

Scottish government approves first ever tenancy deposit protection scheme

Today, tenants, landlords and letting agents are a step closer to guaranteed deposit protection, with the Scottish Government announcing it has approved its first tenancy deposit p

05 Apr 2012

Blemain Group donates 500 Easter eggs to children's charities

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Blemain Group donates 500 Easter eggs to children's charities

Blemain Group has started Easter celebrations early with the donation of around 500 Easter eggs to two of the region's children charities.

05 Apr 2012

Enness Private clients respond to MMR HNW proposals

Mortgages

Enness Private clients respond to MMR HNW proposals

Enness Private Clients, the large mortgage and high net worth specialist, has formally responded to the latest FSA Mortgage Market Review paper, CP11-31, outlining its views on the

05 Apr 2012

myintroducer.com announce Facebook competition winner

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myintroducer.com announce Facebook competition winner

myintroducer.com would like to congratulate Jeff Smith, Commercial Director at The Asset Protection Strategy, who won a free email shot following our recent Facebook competition.

05 Apr 2012

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