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Lettings likely to suffer more than sales as a result of Eurozone crisis

Lettings likely to suffer more than sales as a result of Eurozone crisis

Lettings are likely to suffer more than sales as a result of Eurozone crisis, reveals W A Ellis as it publishes its Prime Central London Property Market Comment and 2012 Prediction

05 Dec 2011

Londoners need at least 19 years to save for a house deposit

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Londoners need at least 19 years to save for a house deposit

Data from InvestorBee reveals the true extent of London’s property problem.

05 Dec 2011

Aldermore recruits specialist structured finance team

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Aldermore recruits specialist structured finance team

Aldermore, the new British bank, has recruited a team of experienced financial professionals who will be developing flexible and bespoke structured funding solutions for small and

05 Dec 2011

Business Moneyfacts and the awards will be held on 29th March 2012

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Business Moneyfacts and the awards will be held on 29th March 2012

MT Finance have been nominated for the Business Money Facts Award 2012 in the category of Best Service from a Bridging Finance Provider.

05 Dec 2011

Secured loans raise LTV’s by 10% with new adverse lender

Secured loans raise LTV’s by 10% with new adverse lender

The availability of finance for credit impaired borrowers has increased significantly following the launch of a new lender through the master broker Promise Solutions.

05 Dec 2011

Former solicitor found guilty of €22m loan scam

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Former solicitor found guilty of €22m loan scam

At Southwark Crown Court today, Kevin Steele, a former partner of the solicitors’ firm Mishcon de Reya was convicted of forgery and two fraud offences, report the SFO.

05 Dec 2011

Million Plus Financial Planning acquires Target Financial Management business

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Million Plus Financial Planning acquires Target Financial Management business

High net worth IFA firm, Million Plus Financial Planning has announced that it has acquired the business of Target Financial Management from administrator, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

05 Dec 2011

Equity portfolio managers must adapt stock-picking process

Savings & Investments

Equity portfolio managers must adapt stock-picking process

In a newly-published special report, Fitch Ratings highlights the need for equity portfolio managers to adapt their stock-picking process to the changing market conditions

02 Dec 2011

Connaught announce 2012 UCIS education seminar dates and venues

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Connaught announce 2012 UCIS education seminar dates and venues

Connaught Asset Management, the boutique asset manager, has announced the dates and venues in 2012 for its series of seminars on the regulations surrounding Unregulated Collective

02 Dec 2011

Lancashire Mortgage Corporation celebrates 25 years in business

Mortgages

Lancashire Mortgage Corporation celebrates 25 years in business

Lancashire Mortgage Corporation has achieved a significant milestone as it celebrates its 25th anniversary of successful trading.

02 Dec 2011

 

Demand for rented accommodation creates opportunity for investors

Demand for rented accommodation creates opportunity for investors

Caroline Kavanagh, Group Lettings Director of Townends estate agent part of the Badger Holdings Group, comments on the year that has been and gives her predictions for the resident

02 Dec 2011

Government urged not to forget homeowners

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Government urged not to forget homeowners

The Government’s announcement of a new initiative to help the purchasers of new build homes has been hailed as a positive step forward by Goldsmith Williams.

02 Dec 2011

Norton launches secured loans survey

Norton launches secured loans survey

Norton Broker Services is launching a Secured Loans survey.

01 Dec 2011

The world's 8 most distressed property markets

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The world's 8 most distressed property markets

Ireland tops distressed property market shortlist, report IPS, the below value property market specialist.

01 Dec 2011

Islamic Bank of Britain launches Sharia compliant Buy to Let mortgage alternative

Islamic Bank of Britain launches Sharia compliant Buy to Let mortgage alternative

Islamic Bank of Britain plc, the UK’s only wholly Sharia compliant retail bank, has entered the BTL mortgage market with the launch of its Sharia compliant BTL Purchase Plan.

01 Dec 2011

70% of Scottish Life individual customers opt for Governed Range

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70% of Scottish Life individual customers opt for Governed Range

Scottish Life, the pensions specialist arm of the Royal London Group, has announced continued growth for its Governed Range, with around 6.5% of all new individual business in the

01 Dec 2011

Assurant Intermediary Selects New Business Development Manager

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Assurant Intermediary Selects New Business Development Manager

Specialist general insurance provider Assurant Intermediary today announces the promotion of Penny Reese to the role of Business Development Manager.

01 Dec 2011

Every UK adult owes £29,539

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Every UK adult owes £29,539

Money education charity, Credit Action, has published its Debt Statistics for December, a monthly release detailing the level of debt in the UK.

01 Dec 2011

RDR proposals may not benefit consumers, say advisers

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RDR proposals may not benefit consumers, say advisers

Two thirds of advisers remain to be convinced that customers will be better off as a result of the Retail Distribution Review, according to a new survey from Zurich.

01 Dec 2011

RICS consultation to tackle dysfunctional PI insurance market

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RICS consultation to tackle dysfunctional PI insurance market

RICS has today launched a consultation to tackle problems about current risk and pricing in professional indemnity insurance in the UK valuation sector that are creating market dys

01 Dec 2011

Easyroommate Teams Up With Email4property.co.uk And Zoomf.com

Easyroommate Teams Up With Email4property.co.uk And Zoomf.com

Flatshare website Easyroommate.co.uk has launched a partnership with Email4Property.co.uk, the online network of estate agents owned by the Trinity Mirror group.

30 Nov 2011

Simon Gammon, Managing Partner of Knight Frank Finance

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Simon Gammon, Managing Partner of Knight Frank Finance

myintroducer.com catches up with Simon Gammon, Managing Partner of Knight Frank Finance- the mortgage and financial services provider.

30 Nov 2011

Uinsure to become general insurance provider for Metro Bank

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Uinsure to become general insurance provider for Metro Bank

Metro Bank is Britain's first new High Street bank in over 100 years, offering banking focused on the customer.

30 Nov 2011

Lenders regret stamp duty decision

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Lenders regret stamp duty decision

Lenders regret stamp duty decision, report the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

30 Nov 2011

TD launches investor confidence survey

Savings & Investments

TD launches investor confidence survey

TD Direct Investing, previously known as TD Waterhouse, today launches the Global Investor Confidence Study .

30 Nov 2011

Conti teams up with Global Currency Exchange Network

Mortgages

Conti teams up with Global Currency Exchange Network

Conti, the overseas mortgage specialist, has teamed up with leading international currency broker, Global Currency Exchange Network, to offer a new foreign exchange service - Conti

29 Nov 2011

Mortgage approvals highest since Dec 2009

Mortgages

Mortgage approvals highest since Dec 2009

Total lending to individuals rose by £1.3 billion in October, greater than the previous six-month average increase of £1.0billion, report the Bank of England.

29 Nov 2011

Landlords look to grow portfolios in 2012

Landlords look to grow portfolios in 2012

Research commissioned by Paragon Mortgages has revealed that landlords are feeling increasingly positive about the prospects for the private rented sector in 2012.

29 Nov 2011

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