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Newcastle Building Society Appoints e.surv

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Newcastle Building Society Appoints e.surv

Following an extensive tender process in 2011, Newcastle Building Society has chosen e.surv as its new Panel Manager for mortgage valuations and related inspections.

05 Jan 2012

Loan rate drops to lowest level

Loan rate drops to lowest level

Research by Moneyfacts has shown that 6.0% APR on a £10,000 borrowing amount over a five year term is the lowest loan rate on offer in four years.

05 Jan 2012

Paragon launches 50 new products

Mortgages

Paragon launches 50 new products

Paragon has launched 50 new products today expanding their offering to help landlords further grow their businesses in 2012.

05 Jan 2012

Relief for tenants as competition cools

Relief for tenants as competition cools

Tenants breathed a sigh of relief as competition for rental accommodation cooled in winter, according to the latest research from flatsharing website, easyroommate.co.uk.

04 Jan 2012

BoE: Mortgage approvals rise to 2yr high

Mortgages

BoE: Mortgage approvals rise to 2yr high

Mortgage approvals were 52,854 in November (their highest level in almost two years) up from 52,786 in October, report the Bank of England in its Lending to Individuals November 20

04 Jan 2012

Halifax launches new ‘no fee' first-time buyer mortgage

Mortgages

Halifax launches new ‘no fee' first-time buyer mortgage

Halifax has launched a new two year, fee free, fixed rate first time buyer mortgage at 5.99%.

04 Jan 2012

Dale Jannels, managing director of AToM

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Dale Jannels, managing director of AToM

myintroducer.com catches up with Dale Jannels, managing director of AToM, the award winning Mortgage Broker, Packager and Distributor.

04 Jan 2012

LV= announces equity release rate cut

Retirement

LV= announces equity release rate cut

Equity release specialist LV= has announced a rate cut on its lifetime and flexible lifetime mortgages.

04 Jan 2012

BIBA launches sanctions checking facility to meet FSA’s financial crime requirements

Protection

BIBA launches sanctions checking facility to meet FSA’s financial crime requirements

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has launched a sanctions checking facility to help members comply with their obligations under the Terrorism Act and the Financial Servic

04 Jan 2012

Co-operative Bank puts interest charges on agreed overdrafts on hold

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Co-operative Bank puts interest charges on agreed overdrafts on hold

The Co-operative Bank is offering extra help to its customers, by today removing interest charges on agreed overdrafts for the next three months.

03 Jan 2012

 

Profitability is key challenge for asset managers

Savings & Investments

Profitability is key challenge for asset managers

Deloitte, the business advisory firm, says the profitability of fund management groups is being threatened by a combination of cautious clients, increased regulation, competition f

03 Jan 2012

Why Property Offers a Better Alternative to Pension Rollercoaster in 2012

Retirement

Why Property Offers a Better Alternative to Pension Rollercoaster in 2012

The pension issue simply won't go away, say International Property Success ltd.

03 Jan 2012

UK house prices edged up by 1%

Mortgages

UK house prices edged up by 1%

9 out of 13 UK regions recorded house price rises in 2011 with the average house price now £164,785, according to the latest figures from the Nationwide House Price Index.

30 Dec 2011

BOE: Housing Equity Withdrawal figures

Mortgages

BOE: Housing Equity Withdrawal figures

The latest Housing Equity Withdrawal figures from The Bank of England.

30 Dec 2011

Britain's most expensive streets concentrated in the royal borough

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Britain's most expensive streets concentrated in the royal borough

Around the corner from Kensington Palace, Campden Hill Square in the heart of fashionable Holland Park is Britain's most expensive residential street ­with an average price of £4,8

29 Dec 2011

Generation Y turns to Debt Relief Orders to deal with debt

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Generation Y turns to Debt Relief Orders to deal with debt

More people aged between 25 and 34 are turning to Debt Relief Orders to deal with their debt problems than any other age group within the population, Insolvency Service figures sho

29 Dec 2011

15 million Brits stress about their finances every day

15 million Brits stress about their finances every day

Over 15 million Brits worry about their finances every single day, more than other issues such as health, jobs and relationships, according to research from MoneySupermarket.com.

29 Dec 2011

First-time buyer affordability at 8 year high

Mortgages

First-time buyer affordability at 8 year high

This Halifax First-Time Buyer Review tracks housing affordability in over 240 local authority districts across the UK.

28 Dec 2011

Sorting out finances back at the top of New Year's resolutions for 2012

Sorting out finances back at the top of New Year's resolutions for 2012

26 million Brits will be making New Year's resolutions this year and money worries mean that sorting out our finances tops the nation's priorities ahead of traditional vows such as

28 Dec 2011

Leeds Building Society gets New Year off to a market leading start

Mortgages

Leeds Building Society gets New Year off to a market leading start

Leeds Building Society is transforming its current 3 Year fixed rate mortgage deals into a market leading range of New Year sale products, where customers can save over £1,100.

28 Dec 2011

New fixed rate bond for short term savers

Savings & Investments

New fixed rate bond for short term savers

A new savings bond offering a best buy return is being added to Yorkshire Building Society's fixed term portfolio from Friday.

28 Dec 2011

Credit card fees to be banned, say Treasury

Credit card fees to be banned, say Treasury

The Government is today announcing that it will take action to tackle excessive card surcharges that are opaque, misleading and prevent consumers getting a good deal.

23 Dec 2011

November saw £8bn of new mortgages, say BBA

Mortgages

November saw £8bn of new mortgages, say BBA

The British Bankers' Association reveal its November High Street Banking data.

23 Dec 2011

Gov review to examine institutional investment in private rented homes

Gov review to examine institutional investment in private rented homes

Housing Minister Grant Shapps has today confirmed that Sir Adrian Montague will lead a review of barriers to investment in rented homes.

23 Dec 2011

Property stocks will improve as investors turn to the PRS in 2012

Property stocks will improve as investors turn to the PRS in 2012

The independent letting specialist, Leaders, looks back at the market during 2011 and makes its predictions for 2012.

22 Dec 2011


Digital Property Group to reward agents with £100 every week

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Digital Property Group to reward agents with £100 every week

DPG is launching a scheme to reward agents for displaying its new window stickers. Every week, for the whole of 2012, one lucky agent will receive £100 of gift vouchers.

22 Dec 2011

Brits look to Caribbean for pension property

Retirement

Brits look to Caribbean for pension property

International Property Success have reported a surge in interest for SIPP approved property in the Caribbean from disgruntled Brits unhappy with their pensions.

22 Dec 2011

Persimmon Homes signs agreement to build 1,985 affordable homes

Persimmon Homes signs agreement to build 1,985 affordable homes

Persimmon Homes, the UK housebuilders, has secured funding from the Homes and Communities Agency to build 1,985 affordable homes across England over the next three years.

22 Dec 2011

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