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Virgin Money acquire £465m of mortgage assets

Mortgages

Virgin Money acquire £465m of mortgage assets

Virgin Money has agreed to acquire £465 million of high quality NRAM mortgage assets from UK Asset Resolution, the holding company for NRAM and B&B.

23 Jul 2012

Demand for BTL is stable

Legal

Demand for BTL is stable

Intermediaries have reported an increase in landlord clients applying for buy-to-let mortgages to expand their rental property portfolio.

23 Jul 2012

Calls for Govt to join forces with advisory firms to revitalise savings

Retirement

Calls for Govt to join forces with advisory firms to revitalise savings

The Government and the financial advice industry must work more closely together if there is to be any hope of reviving the UK’s savings culture, according to the CEO of the deVere

20 Jul 2012

Santander launches best buy 2.99% mortgage

Mortgages

Santander launches best buy 2.99% mortgage

Santander will today, launch a best buy fixed rate mortgage of 2.99%.

20 Jul 2012

LSL: rents rise for a third month

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LSL: rents rise for a third month

Rents rose for a third consecutive month in June, according to the latest Buy-to-Let Index from LSL Property Services plc, which owns national chains Your Move and Reeds Rains.

20 Jul 2012

MBE 2012: Clarion Events interview

Legal

MBE 2012: Clarion Events interview

myintroducer chatted to James Prosser, Show Director at Clarion Events.

20 Jul 2012

Future plans for the NACFB...

Future plans for the NACFB...

Well, it’s Friday again so time to update you on the NACFB’s work over the last week.

20 Jul 2012

Complete FS partners Dragonfly

Complete FS partners Dragonfly

Complete FS, the South Coast based national mortgage distributor and packager, has finalised an agreement with Dragonfly Property Finance for the bridging lender to join Complete’s

19 Jul 2012

60% of landlords planning to expand in next 6 months

60% of landlords planning to expand in next 6 months

60% of landlords are planning to increase their property portfolios over the next six months, according to specialist mortgage broker Mortgages for Business.

19 Jul 2012

Gross mortgage lending declined in June

Mortgages

Gross mortgage lending declined in June

CML estimates that gross mortgage lending in June totalled £11.9 billion, representing a 5% fall both from the previous month (£12.5 billion) and from June 2011 (£12.6 billion).

19 Jul 2012

 

MBE 2012: Aldermore interview

Mortgages

MBE 2012: Aldermore interview

myintroducer had a chat with Rob Barnard, Head of Sales at Aldermore.

19 Jul 2012

UK families are third worst off in Europe

Mortgages

UK families are third worst off in Europe

Families in the UK are among the worst off in Europe when it comes to total housing costs, new research reveals.

19 Jul 2012

More 2 Life cuts equity release rates

Retirement

More 2 Life cuts equity release rates

More 2 Life has again cut the rates on its standard equity release plan from 6.25% to 5.99% as it continues to focus on its protected equity guarantee.

18 Jul 2012

Access 4 Finance will pay introducers 50%

Access 4 Finance will pay introducers 50%

Access 4 Finance is pleased to announce their commission structure and will pay its introducers 50% of the total income generated including commission after the true cost has been

18 Jul 2012

Leeds Building Society launches 2-year BoE tracker

Mortgages

Leeds Building Society launches 2-year BoE tracker

Leeds Building Society has launched a highly competitive 2-Year Base Rate Tracker mortgage at only 3.29%.

18 Jul 2012

MBE 2012: Montello Interview

Mortgages

MBE 2012: Montello Interview

myintroducer interviewed Gary Clark, Director of Business Development at Montello.

18 Jul 2012

Connect Mortgage Club targets BTL market

Mortgages

Connect Mortgage Club targets BTL market

Connect Mortgage Club, the specialist intermediary mortgage facility, is targeting the BTL market for its introducers.

17 Jul 2012

End of flood agreement could leave lenders exposed

Protection

End of flood agreement could leave lenders exposed

A quarter of the properties in the UK that are at risk of flooding could be left uninsured this year, leaving mortgage lenders exposed to £214 billion of potentially blighted prope

17 Jul 2012

CMD enhance completions team

Features

CMD enhance completions team

Commercial Mortgage Desk have today annouced they have appointed Lisa Harper to join their Completion Team.

17 Jul 2012

MBE 2012: Berkeley Alexander interview

Features

MBE 2012: Berkeley Alexander interview

myintroducer interviewed Mark Hutchings, Sales & Marketing Director at Berkeley Alexander.

17 Jul 2012

Lender attitudes towards borrowers a concern

Lender attitudes towards borrowers a concern

Revival Repossession Solutions, a not for profit community company, says a progressively firmer stance from lenders is cause for major concern.

17 Jul 2012

Y3S releases miLoan v3.0

Features

Y3S releases miLoan v3.0

A brand new and updated version of miLoanbroker.com has been launched by Y3S to mark the first anniversary of its popular sourcing system for secured and bridging loans.

17 Jul 2012

Homeowners predicting a 3.2% increase in value over next 6 months

Mortgages

Homeowners predicting a 3.2% increase in value over next 6 months

UK homeowner’s are confident about the prospects for the housing market over the next six months, despite the poor economic outlook for the remainder of the year, say Zoopla.co.uk.

17 Jul 2012

MBE 2012: Virgin Money interview

Mortgages

MBE 2012: Virgin Money interview

myintroducer interviewed Richard Tugwell, Head of Intermediary Sales at Virgin Money.

16 Jul 2012

Broker appetite for General Insurance alive and well

Protection

Broker appetite for General Insurance alive and well

A recent survey of 2000 UK brokers carried out by specialty general insurance provider Assurant Intermediary has revealed that for most brokers, general insurance is overwhelmingly

16 Jul 2012

Aviva improves CIC with series of enhancements

Protection

Aviva improves CIC with series of enhancements

Aviva has extended the level of cover on new critical illness policies with a series of enhancements.

16 Jul 2012

Consumers taking financial advice are better off in retirement

Retirement

Consumers taking financial advice are better off in retirement

A new report from unbiased.co.uk and Standard Life shows that taking independent financial advice could provide consumers with a retirement income boost by more than £2,780 a year.

16 Jul 2012

'Pulling things together' week

'Pulling things together' week

Welcome to the Friday blog and as usual, yet another busy, busy week but I have managed to spend some time in the office this week to catch up!

13 Jul 2012

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