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FirstBuy launch boosts FTB hopes

Mortgages

FirstBuy launch boosts FTB hopes

45% of potential first-time buyers state they are now more likely to get on the housing ladder thanks to the Government’s FirstBuy scheme, according to Rightmove.

07 Nov 2011

Homeowners reduce spending but ignore biggest monthly outgoing

Mortgages

Homeowners reduce spending but ignore biggest monthly outgoing

The UK is a cost-cutting nation with 92% of homeowners currently trying to reduce their monthly outgoings.

07 Nov 2011

Intermediary Share of Mortgage Products Available Rises as High-Street Falls

Mortgages

Intermediary Share of Mortgage Products Available Rises as High-Street Falls

The proportion of residential mortgages available only through intermediaries has risen over the last quarter while the share only available direct has fallen, according to the lat

07 Nov 2011

UK investor confidence down but appetite to invest remains

Savings & Investments

UK investor confidence down but appetite to invest remains

Research published today by the Investment Management Association reveals that although UK investor confidence has fallen over the last six months, the majority (62%) of UK investo

07 Nov 2011

South West: UK’s lodger hotspot

South West: UK’s lodger hotspot

South West sees biggest increase in homeowners renting out spare rooms to lodgers.

07 Nov 2011

Only Bridging and Masthaven complete near £1million loan

Only Bridging and Masthaven complete near £1million loan

AOBP’s most recent executive committee member, Only Bridging, have completed an FSA regulated bridging loan for nearly £1million pounds with award winning lender, Masthaven, in jus

04 Nov 2011

Shawbrook open doors for Scottish business

Shawbrook open doors for Scottish business

Commercial finance specialists Intermediary First are now accepting applications from Scotland for Shawbrook Bank’s commercial mortgage products.

04 Nov 2011

Personal Insolvencies down 11% on last year

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Personal Insolvencies down 11% on last year

Fewer people were declared insolvent than for the same period last year according to official figures released today from The Insolvency Service.

04 Nov 2011

Insolvencies are ‘avoidable' says Money Advice Trust

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Insolvencies are ‘avoidable' says Money Advice Trust

Following today's insolvency figures, The Money Advice Trust is warning that many UK households face the prospect of insolvency unless they act now to get on top of their finances.

04 Nov 2011

Insolvency climbs the social ladder

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Insolvency climbs the social ladder

The Debt Advisor report and share their comments on todays Insolvency Statistics.

04 Nov 2011

 

America Surprise Second Choice For Buyers

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America Surprise Second Choice For Buyers

America is now the second most popular overseas property destination in the world, according to the latest Top of the Props report from TheMoveChannel.com.

04 Nov 2011

Blemain Group raises money for Many Hands

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Blemain Group raises money for Many Hands

Staff at Blemain Group have raised £6,500 so far this year for the Many Hands campaign in support of Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital charity.

04 Nov 2011

Centrado forms partnership with borro

Centrado forms partnership with borro

Centrado, the specialist intermediary hub for commercial, development, bridging and asset finance, has announced a new partnership with personal asset lender, borro.

03 Nov 2011

Every UK adult £29,532 in debt

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Every UK adult £29,532 in debt

According to Credit Action's calculations, data for September reveals that the average amount owed by every UK adult (including mortgages) is £29,532.

03 Nov 2011

Pressure mounts for ‘Prop Up Proprietors’

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Pressure mounts for ‘Prop Up Proprietors’

Atlantic Financial Management has seen a steady increase in small business owners and sole traders seeking professional debt advice because they have used their personal finances t

03 Nov 2011

Part exchange schemes see popularity surge 36%

Part exchange schemes see popularity surge 36%

Part exchange schemes have surged in popularity in 2011, according to the latest research by LSL Land and New Homes.

03 Nov 2011

High Court makes 'groundbreaking' decision on interest rates

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High Court makes 'groundbreaking' decision on interest rates

The High Court has handed down a decision which confirms that borrowers that take out bridging finance to fund litigation expenses, can be entitled to recover the full interest rat

03 Nov 2011

Long-term fixed-rate loans: the challenges for lenders

Mortgages

Long-term fixed-rate loans: the challenges for lenders

In a recent speech, Housing minister Grant Shapps, called for an increased flow of long-term fixed-rate mortgages, with terms of up to 30 years, to give borrowers the ability to ch

02 Nov 2011

One-stop shop for financial trading rebates launched

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One-stop shop for financial trading rebates launched

TraderRebate.com brings financial trading to the growing online marketplace for cashback.

02 Nov 2011

2012 predictions for prime central London property market

2012 predictions for prime central London property market

Richard Barber, partner in residential sales at Prime Central London estate agency, W A Ellis, reports.

02 Nov 2011

James Prosser, Show Director of MBE

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James Prosser, Show Director of MBE

myintroducer.com catches up with James Prosser, Show Director of the London Mortgage Business Expo, 2011- the UK's largest exhibition for the financial intermediary market.

02 Nov 2011

Barclays extends BTL lending

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Barclays extends BTL lending

Barclays, through its mortgage arm Woolwich, is extending its range of buy to let mortgages to 75% LTV from tomorrow (3 November), including a competitive five year fixed at 4.99 p

02 Nov 2011

Near prime as easy to place as prime

Mortgages

Near prime as easy to place as prime

Precise Mortgages has amended its online mortgage platform so that decisions now only leave a soft footprint instead of a hard footprint.

02 Nov 2011

HML REAPS BENEFITS OF IT TRANSFORMATION

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HML REAPS BENEFITS OF IT TRANSFORMATION

HML has transformed the service it provides clients over the last four years by revolutionising its IT to deliver faster change management for clients and market leading core s

02 Nov 2011

£245 billion worth of mortgages not protected by life insurance

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£245 billion worth of mortgages not protected by life insurance

4 out of 10 mortgage holders in Britain (41%) do not have their mortgage contributions covered by life insurance, according to Sainsbury's Life Insurance.

02 Nov 2011

Junior ISAs launch today

Savings & Investments

Junior ISAs launch today

Parents will be able to open a Junior ISA account for their children from today at a range of high street institutions, Financial Secretary to the Treasury Mark Hoban has confirmed

01 Nov 2011

BIBA and IIB merger confirmed

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BIBA and IIB merger confirmed

British Insurance Brokers’ Association has confirmed it will join with the Institute of Insurance Brokers to provide one trade association and lobbying voice for general insurance

01 Nov 2011

DC Advisory Partners appoint new MD

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DC Advisory Partners appoint new MD

DC Advisory Partners, the pan-European corporate finance house, has appointed Ciara O’Neill as a Managing Director.

01 Nov 2011

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