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Abbey for Intermediaries change fixed & tracker rates

Mortgages

Abbey for Intermediaries change fixed & tracker rates

Abbey for Intermediaries are changing its 2 year Fixed rates at 60% LTV and selected 2 year Tracker rates at 70% and 75% LTV.

10 Nov 2011

Debt consolidation is the main reason for loan applications in 2011 says Freedom Finance

Debt consolidation is the main reason for loan applications in 2011 says Freedom Finance

Debt consolidation is the most popular reason cited by borrowers for personal loan applications in 2011, report Freedom Finance.

10 Nov 2011

Shawbrook Bank launch new products

Shawbrook Bank launch new products

Norton Broker Services is delighted to announce several criteria changes to Secured Loan Panel Lender “Shawbrook Bank.”

10 Nov 2011

Savills publishes its forecasts to 2016

Savills publishes its forecasts to 2016

Private rental market – the biggest challenge and the biggest opportunity, report Savills.

10 Nov 2011

Grant Shapps highlights support for struggling homeowners

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Grant Shapps highlights support for struggling homeowners

Housing Minister Grant Shapps today reassured anxious homeowners struggling to pay their mortgages of the wide range of support available to help them keep their homes, and ensure

10 Nov 2011

Lowry Capital launch loyalty programme

Lowry Capital launch loyalty programme

Lowry Capital are pleased to announce the launch of its lucrative loyalty programme www.lowryloyalty.com

10 Nov 2011

High LTV mortgage borrowers typically charged 1% to 2% higher rates

Mortgages

High LTV mortgage borrowers typically charged 1% to 2% higher rates

The Bank of England has today announced that the bank base rate will remain at 0.50% for the 32nd consecutive month.

10 Nov 2011

Legal & General and Barclays announce new protection partnership

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Legal & General and Barclays announce new protection partnership

Legal & General and Barclays have today announced a new protection agreement.

10 Nov 2011

RateSetter concludes funding round

RateSetter concludes funding round

Peer-to-peer finance website RateSetter.com has announced the conclusion of a fundraising round which has seen the company raise £1.5m.

10 Nov 2011

Coventry Intermediaries extends range

Mortgages

Coventry Intermediaries extends range

Coventry Intermediaries is extending its fantastic range of Residential and Buy to Let mortgages to include 2 and 3 year products, many with no arrangement fees or no ERCs.

09 Nov 2011

 

October Valuations Market Continues Annual Growt

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October Valuations Market Continues Annual Growt

Residential mortgage valuation activity continued its strong annual growth in October, according to the latest Housing Market Activity Report by Connells Survey and Valuation.

09 Nov 2011

Bright Grey launches iPhone app

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Bright Grey launches iPhone app

Bright Grey has today launched ‘Bright Touch’, a free iPhone app that allows advisers to access product information wherever they are.

09 Nov 2011

Landlord Assist supports squatting law change

Landlord Assist supports squatting law change

Landlord Assist, the nationwide tenant eviction and referencing firm, is fully supportive of Government plans to make the practice of squatting illegal.

09 Nov 2011

Brits return to searching for an overseas home

Savings & Investments

Brits return to searching for an overseas home

An increasing number of people are looking to buy property overseas despite the UK’s poor economic performance, according to the latest International Search Index from PrimeLocatio

09 Nov 2011

Intermediaries see landlord optimism grow

Intermediaries see landlord optimism grow

A survey of mortgage intermediaries, commissioned by Paragon Mortgages, has revealed that almost half of their active landlord customers added to their property portfolios during t

09 Nov 2011

Central Trust launches packaging enhancements

Central Trust launches packaging enhancements

Central Trust today announced a number of major enhancements to its packaging requirements.

09 Nov 2011

Tidiness - for what purpose?

Rob Barnard - Aldermore

Tidiness - for what purpose?

I’m usually a firm believer in tidiness. When things are kept tidy it’s easier to understand what’s what. But I’ve found an exception to the rule - regulation.

09 Nov 2011

Unique online service launched to transform home sales

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Unique online service launched to transform home sales

AssuredSale, an innovative online service to reduce the number of failed property transactions in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, has been launched by entrepreneur Tim Price.

09 Nov 2011

Dark times ahead for household finances

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Dark times ahead for household finances

Latest research from YouGov’s monthly Household Economic Activity Tracker (HEAT) reveals that overall confidence about the household financial situation continues to decline among

09 Nov 2011

Nationwide offers its lowest ever personal loan rate

Nationwide offers its lowest ever personal loan rate

With effect from tomorrow, Thursday 10 November, Nationwide is cutting its personal loan rate to 6.1% APR Representative - the lowest rate Nationwide has ever offered, and once aga

09 Nov 2011

Landlords positive about Buy-to-Let

Mortgages

Landlords positive about Buy-to-Let

Landlords are increasingly positive about the outlook for the buy-to-let market in the UK, according to specialist lender CHL Mortgages’ latest Landlord Survey.

08 Nov 2011

Rental demand remains at a record high

Rental demand remains at a record high

Demand for rental property remains at a record high across the UK, report Countrywide, the UK lettings and property services Group.

08 Nov 2011

Advice key to consumers' financial decision making

Mortgages

Advice key to consumers' financial decision making

According to a survey by independent financial research company Defaqto, 36% of people seek professional advice to help them choose financial products.

08 Nov 2011

Mayfair Bridging clarify 'Winter Wonderland' offer

Mayfair Bridging clarify 'Winter Wonderland' offer

Mayfair Bridging would like to clarify their 'Winter Wonderland' offer.

08 Nov 2011

On and off platform comparison launch

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On and off platform comparison launch

Capita Financial Software has today launched the latest version of its Synaptic Comparator service which now enables advisers to compare on and off platform options on a like-for-l

08 Nov 2011

New Site mapping system to revolutionise site assemblies by lawyers

New Site mapping system to revolutionise site assemblies by lawyers

SearchFlow’s Site Assembly service maps all relevant land titles, tenures and property interests in a single view allowing instant and easy visibility of gaps in ownership.

07 Nov 2011

FirstBuy launch boosts FTB hopes

Mortgages

FirstBuy launch boosts FTB hopes

45% of potential first-time buyers state they are now more likely to get on the housing ladder thanks to the Government’s FirstBuy scheme, according to Rightmove.

07 Nov 2011

Homeowners reduce spending but ignore biggest monthly outgoing

Mortgages

Homeowners reduce spending but ignore biggest monthly outgoing

The UK is a cost-cutting nation with 92% of homeowners currently trying to reduce their monthly outgoings.

07 Nov 2011

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