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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

Louise Stephens, MD of Creative Money

In The Spotlight

Louise Stephens, MD of Creative Money

myintroducer has a chat with Louise Stephens, Managing Director of Creative Money.

13 Jul 2012

BoE and Treasury launch Funding for Lending

BoE and Treasury launch Funding for Lending

The Bank of England and HM Treasury are today announcing the launch of the Funding for Lending Scheme.

13 Jul 2012

58% say bankruptcy should be longer

Latest News

58% say bankruptcy should be longer

Over half the population (58%) believes bankruptcy should last longer than a year, according to research by insolvency trade body R3.

13 Jul 2012

BlackRock launches RDR-ready funds range

Savings & Investments

BlackRock launches RDR-ready funds range

BlackRock, Inc. has launched the BlackRock Consensus Funds, a range of five core asset allocation portfolios to help advisers prepare for new regulations which come into effect as

13 Jul 2012

Why it pays to be quick off the mortgage mark with overseas property

Blogs

Why it pays to be quick off the mortgage mark with overseas property

Most people believe that the first stage of buying a place in the sun is finding the property itself.

13 Jul 2012

HSBC launches lowest fixed rate mortgage

Mortgages

HSBC launches lowest fixed rate mortgage

HSBC today launches the lowest ever five year fixed rate mortgage. Borrowers with a 40% deposit or equity will be able to take advantage of a rate of 2.99% fixed for 5 years.

13 Jul 2012

55% of invests saw portfolios fall in first half of year

Savings & Investments

55% of invests saw portfolios fall in first half of year

Just over half (55%) of investors saw the value of their portfolio fall in the first half of the year, compared to 10% who benefitted from a rise, according to the latest Halifax S

12 Jul 2012

Multi-unit BTL yields hit new high

Mortgages

Multi-unit BTL yields hit new high

Yields on complex BTL property reached their highest level in Q2 2012 as average annual yields on Multi-unit Freehold Blocks rose to 7.5%, according to Mortgages for Business.

12 Jul 2012

MetLife urges pension innovation to fund care

Retirement

MetLife urges pension innovation to fund care

MetLife is calling for increased innovation and flexibility in the use of pension funds to help pay for long-term care as part of the product response to the Government's Social Ca

12 Jul 2012

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