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Jump Money compliance officer completes Three Peaks Challenge

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Jump Money compliance officer completes Three Peaks Challenge

Paul Stimpson, Compliance Office at Jump Money has recently completed the ‘Three Peaks Challenge’ covering Yorkshire’s highest mountain peaks – Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleboro

23 Aug 2011

M&S Money reveals reduces loan rate

M&S Money reveals reduces loan rate

From today, 23rd August 2011, M&S Money is reducing the rate on its personal loans from 6.7% to 6.4% APR (representative).

23 Aug 2011

Northern Rock builds BTL position with intermediaries

Mortgages

Northern Rock builds BTL position with intermediaries

Northern Rock has seen a marked increase in the volume of new Buy to Let business it has attracted following the success of its £750 cashback promotion, which ran for a limited per

23 Aug 2011

The largest lenders in 2010

Mortgages

The largest lenders in 2010

There was little change in the names at the top of the list of largest lenders last year, according to the new CML top 30 lenders’ data published today.

23 Aug 2011

CML and S&P research findings chime on housing equity

Retirement

CML and S&P research findings chime on housing equity

Research from the CML and analysis from Standard & Poor’s published later in the month, both report findings relating to levels of negative equity across the UK which largely ident

23 Aug 2011

35 years old: Average age FTBs expect to join housing ladder

Mortgages

35 years old: Average age FTBs expect to join housing ladder

New research from Post Office Mortgages has revealed that 35 is the average age that a prospective homebuyer now expects to be before joining the property ladder.

22 Aug 2011

more flexible lending policy for equity release

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more flexible lending policy for equity release

Retirement specialist LV= today announces the launch of a new flexible lending policy for its equity release products.

22 Aug 2011

Whiteaway Laidlaw Bank Acquires Link

Whiteaway Laidlaw Bank Acquires Link

Link is delighted to announce that it has been acquired by Whiteaway Laidlaw Bank.

22 Aug 2011

Private ented sector sees further surge in demand

Private ented sector sees further surge in demand

Chief Executive of Paragon Group welcomes figures from by the Department of Communities and Local Government which reveals more than 17% of English property stock is within the pri

22 Aug 2011

Barclays cuts fixed rate mortgages by up to 0.41%

Mortgages

Barclays cuts fixed rate mortgages by up to 0.41%

In its eighth rate reduction in a row Barclays is tomorrow making cuts of up to 0.41 percentage points to 60 per cent of its Woolwich fixed rate mortgage range.

22 Aug 2011

 

FSA's Platform Policy Paper will impact on SIPPs

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FSA's Platform Policy Paper will impact on SIPPs

On 1 August 2011 the Financial Services Authority published its Platforms Policy Paper PS11/09, report Defaqto.

22 Aug 2011

High demand for new form of debt relief in Northern Ireland

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High demand for new form of debt relief in Northern Ireland

Demand in Northern Ireland for Debt Relief Orders was more than double the UK average during the first month of their availability in the region, according to the Consumer Credit C

22 Aug 2011

Queen of shops presented with unprecedented lease and rent data

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Queen of shops presented with unprecedented lease and rent data

Landlords have presented Mary Portas with the largest ever independent study of retail tenancies - revealing unprecedented new leases - as an important contribution to her review o

22 Aug 2011

Norton Finance is pleased to announce changes with its unique lender Link Loans.

Norton Finance is pleased to announce changes with its unique lender Link Loans.

Norton Finance is pleased to announce changes with its unique lender Link Loans.

22 Aug 2011

Rents rise for 6th consecutive month

Rents rise for 6th consecutive month

Rents rose for the sixth month in a row in July, to a new record high, according to the latest Buy-to-Let Index from LSL Property Services plc.

19 Aug 2011

Halifax teams up with Experian to boost FTB chances

Mortgages

Halifax teams up with Experian to boost FTB chances

Halifax and CreditExpert from Experian have launched a new partnership designed to support First Time Buyers who think that their credit score is an obstacle in the way of getting

19 Aug 2011

Experienced Investors Targeting The North

Savings & Investments

Experienced Investors Targeting The North

London has been well documented as experiencing a boom in buy-to-let, report Platinum Portfolio Builder.

19 Aug 2011

The Evolution Of French Mortgage Rates

Savings & Investments

The Evolution Of French Mortgage Rates

On the 4th of August, the BCE announced the non modification of its financial rate after having raised it by 25 base rates (10 base rates = 0.10%) to reach 1.5% in July of this yea

19 Aug 2011

TBMC launches buy-to-let 2.99% 2 year fixed

Mortgages

TBMC launches buy-to-let 2.99% 2 year fixed

TBMC, the buy-to-let and commercial mortgage specialist, has launched two new exclusive buy-to-let mortgage products with Hinckley & Rugby Building Society.

19 Aug 2011

Badger Holdings recruiting across all areas

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Badger Holdings recruiting across all areas

Badger Holdings are actively recruiting across all areas of the business as they prepare for future growth.

19 Aug 2011

Distressed bank disposal plans unlikely to impact institutional property market

Distressed bank disposal plans unlikely to impact institutional property market

The way banks deal with their distressed UK property loan books will have little impact on the UK commercial property market according to Sarah Cockburn, property fund manager at A

19 Aug 2011

Gross mortgage lending virtually unchanged, say CML

Mortgages

Gross mortgage lending virtually unchanged, say CML

Gross mortgage lending in July was an estimated £12.6 billion, according to new data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

18 Aug 2011

Fixed rate mortgage applications drop 10%

Mortgages

Fixed rate mortgage applications drop 10%

July saw a 10% fall in fixed rate mortgage applications compared to June, as the threat of an imminent interest rate rise eased, according to the Mortgage Advice Bureau.

18 Aug 2011

Debt expert warns of deepening debt crisis

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Debt expert warns of deepening debt crisis

Inflation, jobless and business confidence triple whammy point to deepening debt burden in the UK, report Atlantic Financial Management.

18 Aug 2011

DEMSA appoints retired High Court judge

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DEMSA appoints retired High Court judge

The Debt Managers Standards Association has appointed The Hon Sir Harry Ognall, DL as Chairman of its Compliance and Discipline panel.

18 Aug 2011

Brits the biggest buyers of Spanish property

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Brits the biggest buyers of Spanish property

Brits are the biggest buyers of Spanish property accounting for 1 In 4 sales, report Taylor Wimpey.

17 Aug 2011

Rise in number of Britons relocating France

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Rise in number of Britons relocating France

Growing numbers of British homeowners are now choosing to give up their life in Britain altogether and move across the Channel permanently, report My-French-House.com.

17 Aug 2011

older people face even higher inflation

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older people face even higher inflation

Saga Price index reveals higher levels of inflation for people in their 50s than the rest of the country.

17 Aug 2011

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