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Can lenders continue to fund social housing?

Mortgages

Can lenders continue to fund social housing?

Lenders continue to help fund housing in all tenures, including the social sector, report the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

27 Jul 2011

Slow economic growth keeps lending in check

Mortgages

Slow economic growth keeps lending in check

Slow economic growth, confirmed by yesterday's announcement that UK gross domestic product grew by only 0.2% in the second quarter of 2011, is continuing to bear down on mortgage b

27 Jul 2011

Dramatic simplification of planning guidance to encourage sustainable growth

Savings & Investments

Dramatic simplification of planning guidance to encourage sustainable growth

A new, simpler framework for the planning system that safeguards the environment while meeting the need for sustainable growth has been published for consultation today.

26 Jul 2011

Borrowers would be better off with a variable rate deal

Mortgages

Borrowers would be better off with a variable rate deal

Borrowers currently opting for a capped rate mortgage have been warned they might never reach the cap, report Moneyfacts.co.uk.

26 Jul 2011

Personal Debt Helpline Breakfast Seminar a success

Latest News

Personal Debt Helpline Breakfast Seminar a success

Last week Personal Debt Helpline hosted a breakfast seminar at their offices in Cheadle near Stockport.

26 Jul 2011

Urge for full consideration of equity release market

Retirement

Urge for full consideration of equity release market

Paradigm Mortgage Services has urged advisers to undertake a ‘full consideration’ of the equity release market when considering the needs of those clients in, or at, retirement.

26 Jul 2011

industry cries out for clarification, say L&G

Savings & Investments

industry cries out for clarification, say L&G

New research from Legal & General Investments, reveals that over two thirds (68%) of IFAs believe more work needs to be done to clarify the risk classifications for investment prod

26 Jul 2011

Yorkshire to acquire Egg's mortgage and savings balances

Mortgages

Yorkshire to acquire Egg's mortgage and savings balances

Yorkshire Building Society today announces that it has entered into an agreement with Egg Banking plc, a subsidiary of Citigroup Inc, to acquire its mortgage and savings business.

25 Jul 2011

LNR Partners Europe appoints new Chief Operating Officer

LNR Partners Europe appoints new Chief Operating Officer

LNR Partners Europe, a commercial property finance specialist and part of the group owning Hatfield Philips, has appointed Matthias Schlueter as its new chief operating officer and

25 Jul 2011

Concern about debt burden of low income households

Latest News

Concern about debt burden of low income households

National debt charity Consumer Credit Counselling Service has said it is concerned about the debt levels of those on low incomes.

25 Jul 2011

 

New 1 day Business Turnaround Workshop

Features

New 1 day Business Turnaround Workshop

New 1 day Business Turnaround Workshop specifically for financial advisors, mortgage brokers and insurance salespeople, exposes the 7 critical mistakes which costs lost profits, le

25 Jul 2011

Mortgage lending down 11%, say BBA

Mortgages

Mortgage lending down 11%, say BBA

Gross mortgage lending of £7.6bn in June was lower than the recent six month average and 11% lower than gross lending in June 2010, report the BBA.

25 Jul 2011

Platform offers let to buy mortgage solution

Mortgages

Platform offers let to buy mortgage solution

Platform today launched a new range of mortgage products including a let to buy solution.

25 Jul 2011

Justin Rees, Director of Marketing and Partnerships for LeadPoint UK

In The Spotlight

Justin Rees, Director of Marketing and Partnerships for LeadPoint UK

myintroducer.com catches up with Justin Rees, Director of Marketing and Partnerships for LeadPoint UK, the online lead generation solutions provider.

25 Jul 2011

Best buy five year fixed rate mortgage

Mortgages

Best buy five year fixed rate mortgage

Yorkshire Building Society aims to retain its place at the head of the best buy tables with two reduced fixed rate mortgage deals.

22 Jul 2011

N&P slashes fixed rates on 85% LTV mortgage deals

Mortgages

N&P slashes fixed rates on 85% LTV mortgage deals

Norwich and Peterborough Building Society is cutting up to 0.4 per cent off the interest rates on its range of 85% loan to value fixed rate mortgages.

22 Jul 2011

Specialist conveyancers are the future

Legal

Specialist conveyancers are the future

Conveyancing Alliance is urging brokers and advisers to make sure their clients are using specialist conveyancing firms in light of ongoing cuts made by lenders to many of their so

22 Jul 2011

Norton Open Day A Success

Norton Open Day A Success

Norton Broker Services recently held an Open Day at their office in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

22 Jul 2011

Santander launches new three year fix at 75 %

Mortgages

Santander launches new three year fix at 75 %

Santander, the ‘Home of UK Mortgages', has launched a new competitive three year fixed at 75 per cent LTV.

21 Jul 2011

Rates cut for Bright Grey reviewable plan holders

Protection

Rates cut for Bright Grey reviewable plan holders

Bright Grey is delighted to announce that it has reduced premiums for plan holders with reviewable life or critical illness cover.

21 Jul 2011

Mortgage approvals steady, say BoE

Mortgages

Mortgage approvals steady, say BoE

Mortgage approvals by UK-resident mortgage lenders for house purchase were broadly unchanged in the three months to May, report the Bank of England.

21 Jul 2011

Mortgage market stable but tough times continue

Mortgages

Mortgage market stable but tough times continue

The Association of Mortgage Intermediaries has today released its latest Quarterly Economic Bulletin looking at the economy, housing and mortgage markets.

21 Jul 2011

MGM Advantage Smashes Sales Target For Investment Backed Annuity

Savings & Investments

MGM Advantage Smashes Sales Target For Investment Backed Annuity

MGM Advantage, the retirement income specialist, today announces it has exceeded its sales target for its Flexible Income Annuity by 130%.

21 Jul 2011

Number of buy-to-let products increases

Number of buy-to-let products increases

TBMC, the buy-to-let and commercial mortgage specialist, produces the quarterly Landlord Profile Tracking Index to track developments in the UK buy-to-let mortgage market.

21 Jul 2011

Defaqto publish critical illness cover guide

Protection

Defaqto publish critical illness cover guide

Defaqto's five point plan for restoring value in critical illness cover for advisers.

21 Jul 2011

Watchdog raises concerns over personal pensions

Retirement

Watchdog raises concerns over personal pensions

A report published today by Consumer Focus highlights serious problems in the Individual Personal Pensions market.

20 Jul 2011

Paradigm add lowry capital to Bridging Lender panel

Paradigm add lowry capital to Bridging Lender panel

Paradigm Mortgage Services, the mortgage partnership proposition, has today added Lowry Capital to its panel of bridging loan lenders.

20 Jul 2011

Gross mortgage lending increases in June

Mortgages

Gross mortgage lending increases in June

Gross mortgage lending totalled an estimated £12.6 billion in June, report the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

20 Jul 2011

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