Latest News

Mortgage Pro recruiting advisers with payment at offer deal

Mortgages

Mortgage Pro recruiting advisers with payment at offer deal

National mortgage and protection brokerage, Mortgage Pro, is recruiting new advisers across the UK and part of its package is the payment of broker fees as soon as the offer is pro

30 Apr 2012

Rent Levels May Soon Stabilise, says ARLA

Rent Levels May Soon Stabilise, says ARLA

Signs suggest that rental prices in the Private Rental Sector could be levelling out, according to letting agents.

30 Apr 2012

FSA launches redress scheme consultation for Arch cru investors

Savings & Investments

FSA launches redress scheme consultation for Arch cru investors

The FSA has today launched a three-month consultation on establishing a consumer redress scheme, which could deliver more than £100m compensation to investors who were mis-sold the

30 Apr 2012

Low investor awareness of risk shows need for risk targeted funds

Savings & Investments

Low investor awareness of risk shows need for risk targeted funds

Half of people who have an investment product are only vaguely aware of the level of risk they are taking within that product, according to new research by Skandia Investment Group

30 Apr 2012

SURGE IN LANDLORD BUYING ACTIVITY

SURGE IN LANDLORD BUYING ACTIVITY

Independent research commissioned by specialist buy-to-let lender Paragon Mortgages has revealed that property acquisition activity remained strong in the first quarter of 2012.

30 Apr 2012

UK HOUSING MARKET BUOYANT AS POSITIVE GROWTH TREND CONTINUES

Legal

UK HOUSING MARKET BUOYANT AS POSITIVE GROWTH TREND CONTINUES

The UK housing market showed continued signs of improvement during April according to the latest figures from the Agency Express Property Activity Index.

30 Apr 2012

Ocean Finance offers loans via intermediaries with TrigoldCrystal

Ocean Finance offers loans via intermediaries with TrigoldCrystal

Ocean Finance is offering secured-loans to intermediary clients through TrigoldCrystal’s Prospector sourcing system.

30 Apr 2012

Notice Rates Climb To Three Year High

Savings & Investments

Notice Rates Climb To Three Year High

The average rate of a notice savings account currently stands at 1.57%, its highest level since early 2009, report Moneyfacts.co.uk.

30 Apr 2012

Million pound home sales fall 11% in 2011

Mortgages

Million pound home sales fall 11% in 2011

Million pound property sales have fallen to their lowest level since 2009, according to research by Bank of Scotland.

27 Apr 2012

Robin Haynes, Managing Director of Currency Index

In The Spotlight

Robin Haynes, Managing Director of Currency Index

myintroducer.com catches up with Robin Haynes, MD at Currency Index Ltd - the UK-based FSA-regulated currency exchange specialist.

27 Apr 2012

 

The Pensions Regulator publishes statement on pension scheme funding

Retirement

The Pensions Regulator publishes statement on pension scheme funding

The Pensions Regulator has published a Statement to provide guidance on how pension scheme funding valuations should be approached in today's challenging economic environment.

27 Apr 2012

Providers sought to help deliver start-up loans for young people

Providers sought to help deliver start-up loans for young people

The next stage of the Government's new £10 million ‘Start-up Loans' for young people pilot scheme has been announced today by Business and Enterprise Minister Mark Prisk.

27 Apr 2012

Mortgage Talk arranges first NewBuy completion

Mortgages

Mortgage Talk arranges first NewBuy completion

Specialist new build broker Mortgage Talk has been quickest off the mark to complete the first NewBuy mortgage in the UK.

27 Apr 2012

Barclays customers take control and cut up their cards

Barclays customers take control and cut up their cards

Today, as shareholders met for the Barclays AGM, angry Barclays customers met outside the Royal Festival Hall to cut up their cards as part of the Move Your Money UK campaign.

27 Apr 2012

Mortgage27 launch a suite of remortgage tools

Mortgages

Mortgage27 launch a suite of remortgage tools

Mortgage27 launch suite of remortage tools to help brokers write more remortgage business.

27 Apr 2012

Rents in London now 75% more expensive than rest of UK

Rents in London now 75% more expensive than rest of UK

As the UK enters a double-dip recession, tenants in the capital are faced with even more financial strain, as new research reveals the average cost of renting a home in Greater Lon

26 Apr 2012

YouGov survey reveals massive gulf in opinion towards payday loans between customers and policymakers.

26 Apr 2012

Property hotspots for UK's FTBs revealed

Legal

Property hotspots for UK's FTBs revealed

Milton Keynes, Dartford and Swindon were today identified as the UK’s property hot spots for Britons looking to get their foot on the housing ladder, report Experian.

26 Apr 2012

661% rise in property related loan applications

661% rise in property related loan applications

borro, the personal asset lender, has seen a 661% rise in property related loan applications from customers, with one in seven enquiries to the business now related to a property i

26 Apr 2012

Five year optimism for first time buyers

Mortgages

Five year optimism for first time buyers

An optimistic one in eight people say they are hoping to buy their first property in the next five years according to research from the Post Office.

25 Apr 2012

Half of older people will have to work for up to 11yrs after pension age

Retirement

Half of older people will have to work for up to 11yrs after pension age

New report shows that up to half of older people will have to work for years after their state pension age if they want to maintain their standard of living.

25 Apr 2012

Prime property asking prices up £86,785 since recession

Legal

Prime property asking prices up £86,785 since recession

As the UK waits in anticipation ahead of official figures that reveal whether the economy has slipped back into recession, prime property owners can breathe a sigh of relief, repor

25 Apr 2012

Freedom backs OFT misleading trading names guidance

Freedom backs OFT misleading trading names guidance

Loan comparison site Freedom Finance throws its weight behind the OFT’s guidance on misleading trading names

25 Apr 2012

Confidence in housing market continues to rise

Mortgages

Confidence in housing market continues to rise

Britons are becoming increasingly confident in the outlook for the housing market, according to the latest Halifax Housing Market Confidence tracker.

25 Apr 2012

First completion for miLoan sourcing system

Features

First completion for miLoan sourcing system

A short-term loan generated through miLoanbroker.com completed yesterday through Cheval, report Y3S.

25 Apr 2012

Montello receives further funding for prime central London bridging deals

Montello receives further funding for prime central London bridging deals

London based financier Montello Bridging Finance, has announced that it has received additional funding from its financial backers, and increased investment into its Montello Incom

25 Apr 2012

Distributors get serious about bridging

Distributors get serious about bridging

Precise Mortgages has entered into a partnership with seven key mortgage distributors, further underlining its commitment to becoming a lender in the sector.

25 Apr 2012

V Loans has ‘Get out of Jail’ capital raising card

V Loans has ‘Get out of Jail’ capital raising card

Mortgage brokers and other professional advisers are already embracing secured loans, because of the growing number of clients labelled as mortgage prisoners, wishing to raise capi

25 Apr 2012

Latest Money Careers

Popular this week

Specialist Lending Roadshow June 2017

20th-23rd June

4 days
7 specialists
4 locations
Free to attend

Click here to register now