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New CML separate representation conveyancing instructions

Legal

New CML separate representation conveyancing instructions

Following extensive consultation and development, the Council of Mortgage Lenders has today issued a new set of instructions for conveyancers acting for lenders under separate repr

12 Jun 2012

Investors look forward to more policy help

Savings & Investments

Investors look forward to more policy help

Stocks bounced back last week, primarily due to a growing sense that policymakers in Europe and the United States may be ready to engage in further easing measures, report Blackroc

12 Jun 2012

HSBC approves 15,000 first time buyer mortgages

Mortgages

HSBC approves 15,000 first time buyer mortgages

HSBC today reveals that it approved more than 15,000 first time buyer mortgages in the first five months of 2012.

12 Jun 2012

1 in 10 focused on mortgage savings

Mortgages

1 in 10 focused on mortgage savings

New research from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks has today shown that people in the UK remain focused on their finances with more than 1 in 10 planning to remortgage, pay-off or ma

12 Jun 2012

Aldermore voted Best Commercial Lender

Aldermore voted Best Commercial Lender

British bank Aldermore has pulled-off a hat trick by being voted ‘Best Commercial Lender’ for the third year in a row.

12 Jun 2012

House sales fall almost 40% in five years

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House sales fall almost 40% in five years

House sales per surveyor across the UK are almost forty percent lower than five years ago at the peak of the boom, says the latest RICS UK Housing Market survey.

12 Jun 2012

Mortgage market returns to growth

Mortgages

Mortgage market returns to growth

The mortgage market returned to growth in May following the post stamp duty deadline slowdown in April, according to the latest Housing Market Activity Report by Connells Survey &

12 Jun 2012

Customers confused when comparing financial products

Protection

Customers confused when comparing financial products

According to independent financial research company Defaqto, consumers compare different financial products but don't always understand what all of the features mean.

11 Jun 2012

The end of the RPI CPI wedge?

Retirement

The end of the RPI CPI wedge?

Is this the end of the RPI CPI wedge, asks Jonathan Smith, UK Strategic Solutions at Schroders.

11 Jun 2012

Mortgage application fees up by 20%

Mortgages

Mortgage application fees up by 20%

Mortgage customers should not be blinded by low interest rates on products, as high fees could mean they end up paying more for their borrowing than necessary, report MoneySupermar

11 Jun 2012

 

Tiuta launch new product range

Tiuta launch new product range

Tiuta PLC has today announced the launch of a new product range after it secured a new funding line from a Central London investment fund.

11 Jun 2012

Conveyancing Alliance Group launch new broker-focused website

Legal

Conveyancing Alliance Group launch new broker-focused website

Conveyancing Alliance Group, the online conveyancing distributors, has today launched a new broker-focused proposition and website, Broker Conveyancing.

11 Jun 2012

The NACFB annual business level questionnaire

The NACFB annual business level questionnaire

With the extended bank holiday weekend behind us, it has given us a chance to recharge the batteries slightly, even if the sun didn’t shine very much!

11 Jun 2012

Are SIPP pensions more satisfying than standard pensions?

Retirement

Are SIPP pensions more satisfying than standard pensions?

The Office of National Statistics has revealed that British Pensioners are now among the poorest in Europe, report ipsbmv.com.

11 Jun 2012

Secure Trust Bank acquires Everyday Loans

Secure Trust Bank acquires Everyday Loans

Secure Trust Bank PLC is pleased to announce that it has acquired today 100% of the shares in Everyday Loans Holdings Limited and its wholly owned subsidiaries, Everyday Loans Limi

08 Jun 2012

Rental sharers on the up

Rental sharers on the up

Rental sharers are on the up, say Townends Estate Agents.

08 Jun 2012

Society of Licensed Conveyancers announce new appointments

Legal

Society of Licensed Conveyancers announce new appointments

As it embraces one of the most significant years in its existence, the Society of Licensed Conveyancers has announced the appointment of two new members to its board.

08 Jun 2012

Lee Schofield, Broker Manager at Ashley Park Debt Solutions

In The Spotlight

Lee Schofield, Broker Manager at Ashley Park Debt Solutions

myintroducer.com catches up with Lee Schofield, Broker Manager at Ashley Park Debt Solutions- the personal debt solutions provider.

08 Jun 2012

Enterprise Finance Beefs Up Its Commercial Mortgages Division

Enterprise Finance Beefs Up Its Commercial Mortgages Division

Enterprise Finance, the specialist distribution firm, is pleased to announce three new additions to its team, all within the company’s commercial mortgages division.

08 Jun 2012

Pensions gender gap 'narrowing'

Retirement

Pensions gender gap 'narrowing'

Good news for women - Prudential's Class of 2012 research shows the Pension Gender Gap is shrinking, report Prudential.

08 Jun 2012

The London market report: Spring 2012

Legal

The London market report: Spring 2012

Lonres.com release their quarterly review of the Central London residential market.

08 Jun 2012

recognise the benefits of secured loans

Blogs

recognise the benefits of secured loans

With the turnover of owner occupied housing stock expected to remain relatively consistent over the next couple of years and house prices still too high for most new homebuyers..

07 Jun 2012

Home loans: better advice for borrowers, more stable markets for lenders

Mortgages

Home loans: better advice for borrowers, more stable markets for lenders

Proposed new rules to ensure that house buyers are properly informed before taking on a mortgage were approved by the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee on Thursday.

07 Jun 2012

House prices up 0.5% in May, say Halifax

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House prices up 0.5% in May, say Halifax

UK house price growth on an underlying basis increased for second successive month in May, according to the latest Halifax House Price Index.

07 Jun 2012

Average Residential Rents Fall By 4% In May

Average Residential Rents Fall By 4% In May

Average residential rents fell by 4.3% around the UK last month, according to new figures from haart.

07 Jun 2012

Capital Platform launch new proposition for intermediaries

Savings & Investments

Capital Platform launch new proposition for intermediaries

Capital Platform, the alternative investment platform, has launched a new proposition focused on making research, compliance and investment into alternative products as easy and

07 Jun 2012

Tax free returns for savers from Santander

Savings & Investments

Tax free returns for savers from Santander

Santander today announces it is extending its range of cash ISAs to help savers make the most of their tax free savings.

06 Jun 2012

Unfamiliarity stops advisers recommending investment linked annuities

Retirement

Unfamiliarity stops advisers recommending investment linked annuities

Research carried out by LV= reveals that over a quarter of advisers do not include investment linked annuities in their retirement planning discussions with clients.

06 Jun 2012

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