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FSA shakes up mortgage market

Mortgages

FSA shakes up mortgage market

The FSA today announced plans to prevent a return of the risky mortgage lending seen in boom times, by ensuring that common sense standards continue to apply in future.

19 Dec 2011

NAEA 2012 property market predictions

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NAEA 2012 property market predictions

The National Association of Estate Agents today revealed its predictions for the UK property market over the next 12 months.

19 Dec 2011

FSA fines insurance company £2.8m

Protection

FSA fines insurance company £2.8m

FSA fines Combined Insurance Company of America £2.8 million for putting its customers at risk of being treated unfairly.

19 Dec 2011

£12.1billion released through almost 270,000 plans over the past 20 year

Retirement

£12.1billion released through almost 270,000 plans over the past 20 year

SHIP, the trade body for equity release, celebrated its 20th anniversary.

19 Dec 2011

FRAUD, WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR?

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FRAUD, WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR?

Paul Collins, Head of Fraud, at Lloyds recently called for an independent body to monitor and approve applications from law firms applying for conveyancing panel memberships.

19 Dec 2011

challenging conditions may spark improvement in standards

challenging conditions may spark improvement in standards

This year has been challenging for the housing market, but things may be set to get worse before they improve in the Private Rented Sector, according to the Association of Resident

19 Dec 2011

Investec Bank Launches new fixed rate deposits for individual investors

Savings & Investments

Investec Bank Launches new fixed rate deposits for individual investors

Investec Bank has this week launched two new fixed term deposits for individual investors.

19 Dec 2011

Completions up 34% for Pink

Completions up 34% for Pink

One year on as part of the LSL Group and Pink ends the year on a high as its Quarter Three completion figures are 28% higher than they were in Quarter Two.

19 Dec 2011

Are the wheels coming off the pension reform train?

Features

Are the wheels coming off the pension reform train?

Independent think tank and lobbying body, the Centre for Retirement Reform, today raises serious concerns about the extent to which recent Government actions could derail pivotal r

19 Dec 2011

Homeowners seek security in response to increasing mortgage rates

Mortgages

Homeowners seek security in response to increasing mortgage rates

As mortgage lenders have begun to increase rates for new products, homeowners are looking for security to offset future price increases, with the top 10 most sourced products by Co

19 Dec 2011

 

CLEAR INSTRUCTION WILL AVOID CONFLICT

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CLEAR INSTRUCTION WILL AVOID CONFLICT

News coverage of a court case involving members of a wealthy West Country family has highlighted the importance of drawing up Wills and Trusts correctly in order to prevent conflic

19 Dec 2011

UK tenants face risk of eviction during the holiday season

Features

UK tenants face risk of eviction during the holiday season

Following the latest numbers from the homeless charity shelter, nearly one out of every 100 households in the United Kingdom is under threat of eviction by a mortgage lender or lan

19 Dec 2011

Enness Private Clients 'support MMR high net worth proposals

Mortgages

Enness Private Clients 'support MMR high net worth proposals

Enness Private Clients, the large mortgage and high net worth specialist, has offered broad support for the FSA’s proposals in the Mortgage Market Review in particular a more tailo

19 Dec 2011

Intermediaries must embrace specialist lending in 2012

Intermediaries must embrace specialist lending in 2012

The results of a poll carried out by Y3S have revealed that the average mortgage intermediary comes across 14 secured loan enquiries per year.

16 Dec 2011

Rent all for first time in 10mths

Rent all for first time in 10mths

Rents dipped for the first time in ten months, according to the latest Buy-to-Let Index from LSL Property Services plc.

16 Dec 2011

Eddie Goldsmith, Founding Partner of Goldsmith Williams

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Eddie Goldsmith, Founding Partner of Goldsmith Williams

myintroducer.com catches up with Eddie Goldsmith, Founding Partner of Goldsmith Williams and Chairman of The Conveyancing Association.

15 Dec 2011

What Will 'Eurogeddon' Mean For Property Investors?

What Will 'Eurogeddon' Mean For Property Investors?

International Property Success examine what would could happen if the euro collapses and why it won't be allowed to happen.

15 Dec 2011

CML predictions for 2012

Mortgages

CML predictions for 2012

Gross mortgage lending in November totalled an estimated £13.0 billion, with the monthly figure showing its fourth consecutive year-on-year rise, according to the Council of Mortga

15 Dec 2011

Global economy faces a difficult 2012,

Savings & Investments

Global economy faces a difficult 2012,

Legal & General Investment Management's Economist Tim Drayson forecasted a difficult year for the global economy in 2012, and highlighted that the euro area and UK could both face

15 Dec 2011

Repossessions will rise before a fall in 2012

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Repossessions will rise before a fall in 2012

Property repossessions are set to rise by around 7% during 2012, before starting to fall back in 2013, report HML.

15 Dec 2011

Paxman in training

Paxman in training

As we leave the chaos of November and the mortgage industry annual Expo, we start to tip toe in to the abyss of December where the phone doesn’t seem to ring and we can all sit bac

15 Dec 2011

Tiuta reveal £30m of funding

Tiuta reveal £30m of funding

Tiuta PLC, the short-term loan lender, has today revealed it has secured £30 million of new funding for use during December 2011 and January 2012.

15 Dec 2011

New 95% mortages a 'game changer' for homebuyers

Mortgages

New 95% mortages a 'game changer' for homebuyers

2012 will see creditworthy local homebuyers offered the best chance since the start of the credit crunch to buy a new home without a hefty deposit, report Barratt Homes.

14 Dec 2011

Livingstone pledges 'London Living Rent' system if elected

Livingstone pledges 'London Living Rent' system if elected

In a speech to the London Policy Conference, Ken Livingstone announced that if elected he will establish the first London-wide non-profit lettings agency and campaign for a London

14 Dec 2011

First-time buyers to remain on the ‘endangered list’ in 2012

Mortgages

First-time buyers to remain on the ‘endangered list’ in 2012

Rightmove’s latest First-Time Buyer Forecast finds that first-time buyers look set to remain on the property market’s endangered list in 2012.

14 Dec 2011

Shawbrook Bank voted panel lender of the year

Shawbrook Bank voted panel lender of the year

Intermediaries have voted Shawbrook Bank’s secured loan division as Norton Broker Services panel lender of the year for 2011.

14 Dec 2011

borro hails NACFB members as standard bearers for SME’s

borro hails NACFB members as standard bearers for SME’s

borro, the short-term personal asset lender, has praised intermediary delegates attending the NACFB’s Annua 5a8 l General Meeting in Birmingham.

14 Dec 2011

More Britons Look To Invest In Holiday Lets

Savings & Investments

More Britons Look To Invest In Holiday Lets

The holiday lets marketplace could be set to spike again over the next 5-10 years as a quarter of Britons are considering investing in a holiday home according to a new report from

14 Dec 2011

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