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CML supports sharing of conveyancers’ information

Legal

CML supports sharing of conveyancers’ information

Lenders should share information they collect from conveyancers in order to reduce the administrative burden on members of their panels, say CML.

25 Jun 2012

Time for UK mortgage industry to pull together, says CML Chairman

Mortgages

Time for UK mortgage industry to pull together, says CML Chairman

CML Chairman Martijn Van der Heijden says UK mortgage industry need to focus on quality and innovation.

22 Jun 2012

House prices fall in June, say Knight Frank

Mortgages

House prices fall in June, say Knight Frank

Knight Frank/Markit’s House Price Sentiment Index (HPSI) signals that average house prices fell again in June.

22 Jun 2012

Virgin Money reduce fixed rate mortgages by 0.20%

Mortgages

Virgin Money reduce fixed rate mortgages by 0.20%

Virgin Money has reduced interest rates across a number of its mortgage products.

22 Jun 2012

Members of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association, report their mid-year views, predicting that growth will remain slow for the next 12 months.

Mortgages

Members of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association, report their mid-year views, predicting that growth will remain slow for the next 12 months.

Members of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association, report they are 'realistic' and predict that growth will remain slow in the next year.

22 Jun 2012

Leeds launch 10-year fixed rate mortgage

Mortgages

Leeds launch 10-year fixed rate mortgage

Leeds Building Society has launched a 10-Year Fixed Rate mortgage available up to 75% loan-to-value at only 4.58%.

22 Jun 2012

Rents rise for a second month

Legal

Rents rise for a second month

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

22 Jun 2012

IFAs want diversity and value for money when choosing wrap platform

Savings & Investments

IFAs want diversity and value for money when choosing wrap platform

New research from Investec Specialist Bank reveals that the overwhelming majority of IFAs (88%) consider the choice of funds and tax wrappers as the number one factor when selectin

21 Jun 2012

Gross mortgage lending up 24% in May

Mortgages

Gross mortgage lending up 24% in May

Gross mortgage lending in May was an estimated £12.2 billion, according to the CML.

21 Jun 2012

Barings announces launch of Baring Emerging Markets Corporate Debt Fund

Savings & Investments

Barings announces launch of Baring Emerging Markets Corporate Debt Fund

Baring Asset Management (Barings), the international investment firm, has today announced their plans to launch the Baring Emerging Markets Corporate Debt Fund, subject to regulato

20 Jun 2012

 

Mortgage activity bounces back in May

Mortgages

Mortgage activity bounces back in May

Mortgage activity climbed to its highest level this year in May, up 25% on the January, according to the most recent National Mortgage Index from the MAB.

20 Jun 2012

Scottish house prices recovery continues

Legal

Scottish house prices recovery continues

House sales are 12% higher in the first four months of 2012, compared to 2011 and prices have recovered to same level as 5 years ago, LSL/Acadametrics report.

20 Jun 2012

New astl CEO announced

New astl CEO announced

B&C reveal that the new Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Short Term Lenders is Benson Hersch, with effect from Thursday 21 June 2012.

19 Jun 2012

Savers’ hardship continues unabated

Savings & Investments

Savers’ hardship continues unabated

Inflation figures released today show the Consumer Prices Index fell during May, from 3.00% to 2.8%, report Moneyfacts.co.uk.

19 Jun 2012

Tiuta secure seven-figure boost

Tiuta secure seven-figure boost

Tiuta PLC has announced it has secured a seven-figure financing sum which delivers financial security and stability for the business.

19 Jun 2012

Resources in Insurance group in contract win

Protection

Resources in Insurance group in contract win

Claims management and consultancy solutions provider Resources in Insurance Group report a substantial contract win with a leading financial institution.

19 Jun 2012

Nemo target 20% growth in the Secured Loan Market

Mortgages

Nemo target 20% growth in the Secured Loan Market

In a bid to encourage market growth, secured loan lender Nemo Personal Finance have announced a new range of products.

19 Jun 2012

Barcadia Media & myintroducer.com appoint new online editing team

Features

Barcadia Media & myintroducer.com appoint new online editing team

Barcadia Media are pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Loddington as new online editor for myintroducer.com and Warren Lewis as online editor for sister publication Property

18 Jun 2012

Goldsmith Williams: 'Highly Commended' at Bridging & Commercial Awards

Features

Goldsmith Williams: 'Highly Commended' at Bridging & Commercial Awards

Goldsmith Williams Solicitors win the "Highly Commended" certificate for Best Bridging Legal Partner at this year's Bridging & Commerical Awards.

18 Jun 2012

Majority of advisers do not understand structure of ETFs

Savings & Investments

Majority of advisers do not understand structure of ETFs

The majority of financial advisers admit that they have little or no understanding of the structure of ETFs, according to Skandia.

18 Jun 2012

Enterprise Finance enters into partnership with NACFB

Enterprise Finance enters into partnership with NACFB

Enterprise Finance, the specialist distribution firm, today announced it has entered into an exclusive partnership with the NACFB.

18 Jun 2012

House prices still at national high, say Rightmove

Legal

House prices still at national high, say Rightmove

The price of new property coming to market up by £2,476 (+1.0%), a third consecutive national high according to Rightmove's June House Price Index.

18 Jun 2012

Another busy week at the NACFB

Another busy week at the NACFB

At the beginning of the week, I attended the Bridging and Commercial Awards Ceremony at the Brewery, London on the 11th June.

15 Jun 2012

Principality awarded Best UK Mortgage Lender

Mortgages

Principality awarded Best UK Mortgage Lender

Principality Building Society announce they have scooped the overall five star award for best mortgage lender and packager in a survey of UK mortgage providers.

15 Jun 2012

Spring Finance increase their loan product range

Spring Finance increase their loan product range

Spring Finance has increased the maximum size of their secured loan product range to £50,000, report Loan Warehouse.

15 Jun 2012

Matt Cottle and Barney Drake, Directors at y3s Group

In The Spotlight

Matt Cottle and Barney Drake, Directors at y3s Group

myintroducer.com catches up with Matt Cottle and Barney Drake, Directors at y3s Group.

15 Jun 2012

Prime London rents fall as the gap between demand and supply widens

Legal

Prime London rents fall as the gap between demand and supply widens

Despite a promising upturn last month, prime London rents fell by 0.3% in May on the back of deflated demand and growing supply, say Knight Frank.

15 Jun 2012

House prices see annual growth for first time since April 2011

Legal

House prices see annual growth for first time since April 2011

For the first time since April 2011, house prices have grown on an annual basis as prices increased by 0.5% on the month, report LSL Property Services.

15 Jun 2012

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