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Pipe Down On Bank Boss Bonuses – Show Hester The Money!

Pipe Down On Bank Boss Bonuses – Show Hester The Money!

Since I last updated this blog Stephen Hester, chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland, has become the Adolf Hitler of the retail banking media.

29 Mar 2012

Shawbrook Bank acquires Singers Asset Finance

Shawbrook Bank acquires Singers Asset Finance

Shawbrook Bank is pleased to announce that it has acquired Singers Asset Finance to extend its secured lending offer to small and medium size enterprises.

29 Mar 2012

UK house prices fell by 1% in March

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UK house prices fell by 1% in March

The price of a typical UK home fell by 1% in March, pushing the year on year rate of house price growth into negative territory for the first time in six months, reveals the latest

29 Mar 2012

Fincorp delivers bridging loan in 48 hours

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Fincorp delivers bridging loan in 48 hours

Bridging finance lender, Fincorp has proven why it is leading the way when it comes to fast and reliable finance by completing a bridging loan for a client in just 48 hours.

29 Mar 2012

SHIP announces official launch date for new organisation

Retirement

SHIP announces official launch date for new organisation

Following the announcement that Nigel Waterson is to become Chairman of the new organisation that will represent the whole of the equity release industry, a launch date has been se

29 Mar 2012

mortgage lending shows healthy trend for 2012

Mortgages

mortgage lending shows healthy trend for 2012

Gross mortgage lending by building societies and other mutual lenders rose 28% in February 2012, compared to the same month last year, report the Building Societies Association.

29 Mar 2012

PAXTON PRIVATE FINANCE LAUNCH £2M LARGE LOAN BRIDGING FINANCE PRODUCT

PAXTON PRIVATE FINANCE LAUNCH £2M LARGE LOAN BRIDGING FINANCE PRODUCT

Paxton Private Finance, an independent, principal lender which specialises in providing alternative, non-regulated, short-term finance solutions, are pleased to announce their Larg

29 Mar 2012

SRA announces alternative business structures

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SRA announces alternative business structures

The Solicitors Regulation Authority announced that it has licensed its first three alternative business structures.

29 Mar 2012

A POSITIVE START TO 2012 FOR THE PRS

A POSITIVE START TO 2012 FOR THE PRS

Research carried out by specialist buy-to-let lender Paragon, has reported a positive start to 2012 for landlords in the Private Rented Sector.

29 Mar 2012

AToM offer 1.5% proc fee at Lender day

Mortgages

AToM offer 1.5% proc fee at Lender day

AToM will have Roger Morris Sales Director and Gareth Lewis Head of Sales from Precise Mortgages onsite all day today to speak with brokers and intermediaries about Near Prime resi

28 Mar 2012

 

Yorkshire cuts conveyancing costs for borrowers

Mortgages

Yorkshire cuts conveyancing costs for borrowers

Yorkshire Building Society is cutting costs for borrowers by extending help with valuations and legal fees to all mortgage customers.

28 Mar 2012

Retirees sitting on £96.41bn of personal debts

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Retirees sitting on £96.41bn of personal debts

New research from retirement income specialist MGM Advantage reveals that the average retired person has £8,180 of personal debt, collectively equating to a staggering £96.41bn.

28 Mar 2012

Precise Mortgages reduces rates and adds 3 and 5yr fixes

Mortgages

Precise Mortgages reduces rates and adds 3 and 5yr fixes

Precise Mortgages has improved its near prime product range with the introduction of 3 and 5 year fixed rates and a reduction in its pricing of its tracker products.

28 Mar 2012

Bridgebank reduces rates

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Bridgebank reduces rates

As part of Bridgebank Capital’s on-going range of products, they have today announced the release of a new product suitable for residential investment property loans.

28 Mar 2012

Is interest-only really a ticking time-bomb?

Mortgages

Is interest-only really a ticking time-bomb?

At the Treasury Select Committee two weeks ago, Martin Wheatley, the incoming head of the Financial Conduct Authority referred to the sizeable stock of outstanding interest-only lo

28 Mar 2012

Know your debt solutions company

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Know your debt solutions company

First of all, VAT on Pasties??? Is nothing sacred anymore?

28 Mar 2012

Consumers confused about PPI

Protection

Consumers confused about PPI

UK consumers are confused about Payment Protection Insurance and could be risking their financial futures, according to figures from Paymentshield.

28 Mar 2012

Coventry BS launches new range of mortgages

Mortgages

Coventry BS launches new range of mortgages

Coventry Building Society launches new range of Offset and Buy to Let mortgages from 3.49% - ideal for larger loans.

27 Mar 2012

First Complete joins Largemortgageloans.com

Mortgages

First Complete joins Largemortgageloans.com

LSL's AR Network, First Complete, joins Largemortgageloans.com Partnership Programme.

27 Mar 2012

Pink Pig completes first deal with Cheval

Pink Pig completes first deal with Cheval

Wales-based packager Pink Pig Loans has completed its first deal with Cheval.

27 Mar 2012

270% increase YTD in new equity release applications

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270% increase YTD in new equity release applications

Financial Experience have reported a 270% increase in new equity release applications.

27 Mar 2012

Paradigm Shift' within Bridging and Development Finance Sectors

Paradigm Shift' within Bridging and Development Finance Sectors

While the mainstream mortgage market remains flat, activity levels within bridging and development continue to rise, according to figures released by short and medium-term finance

27 Mar 2012

Generation rent needs new generation investors

Generation rent needs new generation investors

Savills and Rightmove have issued a comprehensive review of the private rented sector in Britain.

27 Mar 2012

Complete Bridging launches

Complete Bridging launches

After much anticipation Complete FS are pleased to announce the launch of Complete Bridging.

27 Mar 2012

Montello boosts team with new director of business development

Montello boosts team with new director of business development

London based financier Montello Bridging Finance, has appointed Gary Clark as a member of their team responsible for business development.

27 Mar 2012

Property industry welcomes ‘sensible' changes to planning framework

Property industry welcomes ‘sensible' changes to planning framework

The British Property Federation, the body representing landlords and commercial property developers, has welcomed changes made to the National Planning Policy Framework, published

27 Mar 2012

Rent rises drive strong yields for BTL landlords

Rent rises drive strong yields for BTL landlords

A 4.8% growth in the average monthly rent led buy to let investors across the UK to achieve a rental yield of 6.1% in 2011, according to new figures from BM Solutions.

26 Mar 2012

Assurant Intermediary Enhances Home Protector and Income Protector Products

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Assurant Intermediary Enhances Home Protector and Income Protector Products

Specialist general insurance provider Assurant Intermediary today announces the addition of a number of enhancements to its Home Protector and Income Protector insurance products,

26 Mar 2012

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