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Demand grows as stamp duty holiday ends

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Demand grows as stamp duty holiday ends

Potential buyers continued to test the market during March as the stamp duty holiday finally came to an end, says the latest RICS UK Housing Market Survey.

10 Apr 2012

Prime central London rents fall for 6th consecutive month

Prime central London rents fall for 6th consecutive month

Rents fell a further 0.1% in March, and have been falling since October 2011, report Knight Frank.

10 Apr 2012

Mortgage rates on the rise

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Mortgage rates on the rise

New analysis by the price comparison site, MoneySupermarket.com, has shown that average mortgage rates have begun to rise.

10 Apr 2012

Paymentshield to enhance home insurance proposition for intermediaries

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Paymentshield to enhance home insurance proposition for intermediaries

Paymentshield has revealed plans to enhance its products and services for intermediaries over the course of 2012.

10 Apr 2012

Rent correction saves Central London tenants £572

Rent correction saves Central London tenants £572

Prime Central London rents fell by a further 0.6% in the first quarter of the year from £1,043 per week to £1,032 at the end of 2011, translating into an annual saving of £572, rep

10 Apr 2012

Hike in number of public sector workers seeking pension advice

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Hike in number of public sector workers seeking pension advice

Days after teachers’ unions voted for strike action in protest against cuts to public sector pensions, the deVere Group has confirmed a significant hike in the number of public sec

10 Apr 2012

Pink launch Life Club for Club VIP members

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Pink launch Life Club for Club VIP members

Pink adds a protection panel to its Club VIP package for its directly authorised members.

10 Apr 2012

Service tops bridging lender broker poll

Service tops bridging lender broker poll

Over a third (38%) of brokers value great service above all other qualities when selecting lenders for bridging finance.

10 Apr 2012

miLoan Bridging generates 200 quotes in first month

miLoan Bridging generates 200 quotes in first month

After its launch on 1st March, the first bridging loan quotation system in the UK has registered more than £35 million of quotes by its users.

05 Apr 2012

Value Of Business Debts Chased Through Court System Up 39%

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Value Of Business Debts Chased Through Court System Up 39%

The latest report from commercial debt recovery law firm, Lovetts, shows that businesses are getting tougher with their customers on outstanding debts.

05 Apr 2012

 

Q-Day hailed a “landmark date” for pension transfers

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Q-Day hailed a “landmark date” for pension transfers

The pension transfer market is to undergo its biggest ever revamp on Friday 6th April 2012, dubbed ‘Q-Day’, when HMRC’s changes to Qualified Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes com

05 Apr 2012

Avoid The Perils Of Rent To Buy In Spain

Avoid The Perils Of Rent To Buy In Spain

Rent to buy schemes are nothing new, and many overseas property agents are helping distressed developers in Spain generate cash-flow by arranging rent to buy deals with potential p

05 Apr 2012

Strong demand for West End property

Strong demand for West End property

Q1 sales and lettings comment from West End estate agents, LDG.

05 Apr 2012

Scottish government approves first ever tenancy deposit protection scheme

Scottish government approves first ever tenancy deposit protection scheme

Today, tenants, landlords and letting agents are a step closer to guaranteed deposit protection, with the Scottish Government announcing it has approved its first tenancy deposit p

05 Apr 2012

Blemain Group donates 500 Easter eggs to children's charities

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Blemain Group donates 500 Easter eggs to children's charities

Blemain Group has started Easter celebrations early with the donation of around 500 Easter eggs to two of the region's children charities.

05 Apr 2012

Enness Private clients respond to MMR HNW proposals

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Enness Private clients respond to MMR HNW proposals

Enness Private Clients, the large mortgage and high net worth specialist, has formally responded to the latest FSA Mortgage Market Review paper, CP11-31, outlining its views on the

05 Apr 2012

myintroducer.com announce Facebook competition winner

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myintroducer.com announce Facebook competition winner

myintroducer.com would like to congratulate Jeff Smith, Commercial Director at The Asset Protection Strategy, who won a free email shot following our recent Facebook competition.

05 Apr 2012

Businesses missing out on data monetisation

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Businesses missing out on data monetisation

According to the results from the latest myintroducer.com poll, in partnership with Intelligent Broker, the specialist providers of SMS and E-mail solutions, almost 40% of brokers

04 Apr 2012

House prices up 2.2% in March, say Halifax

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House prices up 2.2% in March, say Halifax

UK house prices rose by 2.2% in March, following a 0.4% fall in February, reveals the latest Halifax house price index.

04 Apr 2012

AXA announces sale of Bluefin Corporate Consulting

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AXA announces sale of Bluefin Corporate Consulting

AXA today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell Bluefin’s employee benefits consulting business, Bluefin Corporate Consulting, to Capita plc for a cash considerat

04 Apr 2012

Interest-only mortgage house arrest

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Interest-only mortgage house arrest

There has been a sudden surge in lenders reducing the LTVs on interest-only mortgages to just 50%, placing them firmly out of the reach of the majority of borrowers.

04 Apr 2012

Phillip Bray Marketing & Relationship Manager, Investment Sense

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Phillip Bray Marketing & Relationship Manager, Investment Sense

myintroducer.com catches up with Phillip Bray, Marketing and Relationship Manager at Investment Sense, the financial planning advisors.

04 Apr 2012

15 Million Brits Are Taking A Risk With No Protection Cover

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15 Million Brits Are Taking A Risk With No Protection Cover

Three in ten of UK adults are uninsured against events such as death, critical illness and redundancy, report Unbiased.co.uk.

04 Apr 2012

UK's first "charges-before-checkout" shopping basket for investors

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UK's first "charges-before-checkout" shopping basket for investors

rplan.co.uk announces its commitment to “total disclosure” by becoming the first investment brand in the UK to reveal all the charges and commissions investors will pay for an inve

04 Apr 2012

Bridgewater extends state benefits seminar tour

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Bridgewater extends state benefits seminar tour

Bridgewater Equity Release, the home reversion specialist, has today revealed the date of its latest State Benefits Update seminar for advisers, in association with Ferret Informat

04 Apr 2012

Rents slowing, arrears & tenant eviction more likely

Rents slowing, arrears & tenant eviction more likely

Landlords are no longer going to be able to rely on increasing rents as the year progresses, according to UK property experts.

04 Apr 2012

Enness Private Clients appoint head of Commercial Finance

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Enness Private Clients appoint head of Commercial Finance

Enness Private Clients, the large mortgage and high net worth specialist, has continued its recruitment drive with the appointment of Chris Whitney to head up its commercial arm.

04 Apr 2012

£13m of exchanges after increase in SDLT

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£13m of exchanges after increase in SDLT

W A Ellis reported £13m of exchanges after the increase in stamp duty, announced in the March Budget.

04 Apr 2012

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