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MBNA launches new 20-month zero per cent balance transfer deal

MBNA launches new 20-month zero per cent balance transfer deal

MBNA today launches a new balance transfer credit card offering zero per cent interest for 20 months for new customers.

23 Apr 2012

HSBC credit card brands excel in Which? survey

HSBC credit card brands excel in Which? survey

Two credit card providers in the HSBC group have taken the top positions in a survey of Which? members.

23 Apr 2012

TBMC offer semi-exclusive BTL products with BM Solutions

TBMC offer semi-exclusive BTL products with BM Solutions

TBMC are delighted to offer 2 fantastic semi-exclusive buy-to-let products with BM Solutions.

23 Apr 2012

Rates plummet for long-term fixed mortgages

Mortgages

Rates plummet for long-term fixed mortgages

The average rate of a five year fixed mortgage has decreased over the past year- from 5.59% to 4.86% today, report Moneyfacts.co.uk.

23 Apr 2012

NAEA: Demand for property fuelled by FTBs

Legal

NAEA: Demand for property fuelled by FTBs

Demand for property fuelled by first time buyers, but sellers cautious, report the National Association of Estate Agents.

20 Apr 2012

Rents fall for 2nd month as arrears drop

Rents fall for 2nd month as arrears drop

Rents fell for a second consecutive month in March, according to the latest Buy-to-Let Index from LSL Property Services plc.

20 Apr 2012

Tenants are struggling to meet their rental payments

Tenants are struggling to meet their rental payments

New research from letting agents shows the UK is feeling the squeeze of the economic slowdown, as more tenants are struggling to pay their rents on time.

20 Apr 2012

SPF Private Clients launches SPF Short Term Finance

SPF Private Clients launches SPF Short Term Finance

SPF Private Clients is delighted to announce the roll out of SPF Short Term Finance, a specialist division offering bridging, development, heavy refurbishment and auction finance t

20 Apr 2012

Panel calls for greater focus on the pension needs of employees

Retirement

Panel calls for greater focus on the pension needs of employees

In a speech to the City UK pensions conference Consumer Panel Vice Chair Kay Blair has called for Defined Contribution pensions that focus on the needs of employees, offering simpl

20 Apr 2012

Enness Private Clients enjoys strong first quarter due to overseas investment

Mortgages

Enness Private Clients enjoys strong first quarter due to overseas investment

Enness Private Clients, the large mortgage and high net worth specialist, has today revealed its substantial increase in average loan size during the first quarter of 2012.

20 Apr 2012

 

West One Loans see broker enquiries surge 30%

West One Loans see broker enquiries surge 30%

West One Loans, the largest privately funded bridging lender in the UK, has seen broker enquiries increase by almost a third (30%) since it launched a competition for ten brokers t

20 Apr 2012

Three-time Swindon bankrupt jailed for mortgage swindle

Mortgages

Three-time Swindon bankrupt jailed for mortgage swindle

A bankrupt has been sentenced to 20 months imprisonment by Swindon Crown Court after pleading guilty to three charges, following an investigation by The Insolvency Service and pros

20 Apr 2012

1 in 4 brokers uses Y3S sourcing system

Features

1 in 4 brokers uses Y3S sourcing system

The miLoan sourcing system, developed by Y3S Group, will surpass 3000 registered users this week, or around 1 in 4 brokers.

19 Apr 2012

UK pensioners flock to France

Retirement

UK pensioners flock to France

In last month's annual Budget, George Osborne revealed a £3.3bn hit on middle-class pensioners which will see many eventually losing the higher personal allowance.

19 Apr 2012

London leads private rented sector investment

Savings & Investments

London leads private rented sector investment

London continues to lead the way for Private Rented Sector investment appetite, capital value outlook and future income expectation, the latest Young Group Index reveals.

19 Apr 2012

Goldsmith Williams welcomes inheritance tax changes

Features

Goldsmith Williams welcomes inheritance tax changes

Linda Cummins of Liverpool based, Goldsmith Williams thinks new rules to be brought in with the budget will encourage more people to make charitable donations by taking advantage o

19 Apr 2012

FirstBuy homepage tops 1m views on Rightmove

Mortgages

FirstBuy homepage tops 1m views on Rightmove

Rightmove’s FirstBuy homepage has reached the notable landmark of achieving one million page views.

19 Apr 2012

Exeter Family Friendly pays 95% of IP claims in 2011

Protection

Exeter Family Friendly pays 95% of IP claims in 2011

Exeter based mutual protection and healthcare insurer Exeter Family Friendly has released its claims statistics for 2011.

19 Apr 2012

What can be done to help "mortgage prisoners"?

Mortgages

What can be done to help "mortgage prisoners"?

There has been considerable coverage in the media recently about the plight of "mortgage prisoners," report the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

19 Apr 2012

Downing Street hosting the self-build boom

Downing Street hosting the self-build boom

A package of new support to give as many people as possible the opportunity to build their own homes was announced today by Housing Minister Grant Shapps.

19 Apr 2012

Are free legals fair?

Eddie Goldsmith - GW

Are free legals fair?

Competition in the mortgage market is intense and many lenders try to entice customers by offering to pay their legal fees, but this kind of advice is not always what it seems.

19 Apr 2012

David Cooney, CEO of MahiFX

In The Spotlight

David Cooney, CEO of MahiFX

myintroducer.com catches up with David Cooney, CEO of MahiFX- the Online Forex Trading platform provider.

19 Apr 2012

71% of advisers want to see more long term care products available

Protection

71% of advisers want to see more long term care products available

Research undertaken by independent financial research company Defaqto shows that 71% of advisers believe that providers should create new prefunded long term care products.

18 Apr 2012

House prices rise in February following four months of falls

Legal

House prices rise in February following four months of falls

First time buyers rushed to beat March stamp duty deadline, while transactions were 10% higher than in January, reveals the latest LSL Property Services/Acadametrics Scotland House

18 Apr 2012

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

Features

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

Legal

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

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