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Bridgewater outline range of 2012 adviser support

Retirement

Bridgewater outline range of 2012 adviser support

Bridgewater Equity Release, the home reversion specialist, has today announced a range of support resources for advisers which it intends to roll out throughout the rest of the yea

19 Jan 2012

Pink increases level of support for advisers with two new BDMs

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Pink increases level of support for advisers with two new BDMs

Pink has appointed two new Business Development Managers to cover the Midlands.

19 Jan 2012

Berkeley Alexander warns intermediaries to act now to protect their customers

Protection

Berkeley Alexander warns intermediaries to act now to protect their customers

Official figures released yesterday by the Office for National Statistics show that UK unemployment rose by 118,000 in the 3 months to November 2011 bringing the total number of un

19 Jan 2012

Two debt management companies wound up after Gov investigation

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Two debt management companies wound up after Gov investigation

Two debt management review companies based in Glasgow have been wound up, following an investigation by the Insolvency Service.

19 Jan 2012

Thriving BTL market increases landlord concern over higher tax charges

Thriving BTL market increases landlord concern over higher tax charges

The tax deadline is fast approaching and landlords need to get returns in and make their payments by 31st January.

18 Jan 2012

M.Residential appoints Gateway

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M.Residential appoints Gateway

M.Residential, the property acquisition, sales and letting business based in London and transacting business throughout the UK, has appointed Gateway as its valuation manager.

18 Jan 2012

3mc Launch Bridge and Remortgage Product

Mortgages

3mc Launch Bridge and Remortgage Product

3mc, the mortgage club and packager of residential & commercial mortgages, has launched an exclusive mortgage deal backed by Aldermore Commercial Mortgages and Precise Mortgages.

18 Jan 2012

SHIP figures show total advances at 2yr high

Retirement

SHIP figures show total advances at 2yr high

SHIP, the trade body for equity release providers, which represents the majority of the equity release sector, today announces the market figures for the fourth quarter of 2011.

18 Jan 2012

Mat Manser, Sales and Marketing Director of Holloway Friendly

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Mat Manser, Sales and Marketing Director of Holloway Friendly

myintroducer.com catches up with Mat Manser, Sales and Marketing Director of Holloway Friendly- the permanent health insurance and tax exempt savings bond provider.

18 Jan 2012

Home hunters return to market in record numbers

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Home hunters return to market in record numbers

Website traffic on Rightmove is hitting new all-time highs as new year home-hunters turn their attention to the property market in record numbers.

18 Jan 2012

 

Local Housing Allowance Tenants Owe Rent to Nine out of Ten Landlords

Local Housing Allowance Tenants Owe Rent to Nine out of Ten Landlords

Almost 90% of landlords who currently accept tenants on housing benefits have had problems with late rent and rent arrears, with 11% saying that payments have stopped altogether.

18 Jan 2012

Promise completes first loan with new mystery lender

Promise completes first loan with new mystery lender

Promise completes first loan with new mystery lender in 12 working days.

17 Jan 2012

Lowry Capital continue to expand

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Lowry Capital continue to expand

Lowry Capital, the award winning lender of bridging finance, is looking to recruit sales executives to support its business growth.

17 Jan 2012

New investor charges and commissions comparison tool launched

Savings & Investments

New investor charges and commissions comparison tool launched

Financial planning website, rplan.co.uk, today launches a new charges and commissions comparison tool that, for the first time, will allow UK investors to see all the charges and c

17 Jan 2012

Borrowers are opting for the best of both worlds

Mortgages

Borrowers are opting for the best of both worlds

The latest John Charcol Mortgage Index reveals December was the strongest month yet for borrowers taking a track and fix Hybrid mortgage

17 Jan 2012

9 out of 10 landlords report problems with late-payments from housing benefit tenants

9 out of 10 landlords report problems with late-payments from housing benefit tenants

Almost nine out of 10 (87%) landlords have had problems with housing benefit tenants not paying the rent on time, with one in 10 (11%) admitting they have had tenants who stopped p

16 Jan 2012

Home affordability at its best since 1997

Mortgages

Home affordability at its best since 1997

Mortgage payments for a new borrower in the second half of 2011 were at their lowest as a proportion of disposable earnings for 14 years, according to new Halifax research.

16 Jan 2012

More brokers and advisers tap into asset protection

Protection

More brokers and advisers tap into asset protection

More and more brokers and advisers have started to offer wills and trusts alongside their core business, according to new figures released today.

16 Jan 2012

Platform to grow buy to let lending 33% in 2012

Mortgages

Platform to grow buy to let lending 33% in 2012

Platform today committed to significantly increase its lending in the buy to let market by a third in 2012, further strengthening its aim to be a leading lender in the sector.

16 Jan 2012

CML: growth returned to mortgage lending

Mortgages

CML: growth returned to mortgage lending

House purchase lending in November experienced a year-on-year rise for only the second time in 2011, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

16 Jan 2012

Rightmove reports record buyer activity but supply slumps

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Rightmove reports record buyer activity but supply slumps

Rightmove’s early indicators of housing market activity in 2012 show that interest in buying is strong despite the lack of mortgage finance, though the willingness or ability of ne

16 Jan 2012

Sainsbury's Finance Announces New Personal Loan Rate

Sainsbury's Finance Announces New Personal Loan Rate

Sainsbury's Finance has reduced its Standard personal loan rate to a best buy 6.1% APR(1) Representative for loans between £7,500 and £14,999.

16 Jan 2012

AOBP welcomes 2012 with 17th Affiliate Lender

AOBP welcomes 2012 with 17th Affiliate Lender

The Association of Bridging Professionals is pleased to announce the introduction of a new Affiliate Lender to the panel.

16 Jan 2012

Number of brokers signed up for overseas mortgages reaches new high

Mortgages

Number of brokers signed up for overseas mortgages reaches new high

Conti, the overseas mortgage specialist, says that more and more mortgage intermediaries are realising the benefits of overseas mortgages as a valuable new revenue stream.

16 Jan 2012

Door no. 13 knocks £6,511 off the value of a home

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Door no. 13 knocks £6,511 off the value of a home

FindaProperty.com expects this Friday, 13th January to be one of property market’s slowest days of the year, following an extensive analysis of property sales data1 for the past 10

13 Jan 2012

More FTBs in 2011 thanks to growth in high LTV lending

Mortgages

More FTBs in 2011 thanks to growth in high LTV lending

First time buyer numbers increased markedly in 2011 as banks upped their high loan-to-value lending and loosened qualifying criteria on higher LTV mortgages, according to the lates

13 Jan 2012

Spain Reclaims Property Crown

Savings & Investments

Spain Reclaims Property Crown

Spain has reclaimed its property crown, according to the latest Top of the Props report from TheMoveChannel.com.

13 Jan 2012

331 people are declared insolvent or bankrupt

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331 people are declared insolvent or bankrupt

Credit Action releases January Debt Statistics, revealing a daily snapshot of UK personal finance.

13 Jan 2012

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