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Simon Gammon, Managing Partner of Knight Frank Finance

In The Spotlight

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

Protection

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

Mortgages

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

Dragonfly makes clean sweep of industry awards

Dragonfly makes clean sweep of industry awards

Dragonfly Property Finance, the short- and medium-term lender, has pulled off an industry first by achieving a clean sweep of best short-term/bridging lender awards in the same yea

29 Nov 2011

Viva la revolution!

Eddie Goldsmith - GW

Viva la revolution!

Conveyancing is changing.

29 Nov 2011

Lowry Capital pay 1.5% proc fee

Lowry Capital pay 1.5% proc fee

Lowry Capital Bridging Finance are offering brokers a 1.5% proc fee on completions as well as double lowry loyalty points over the festive period.

29 Nov 2011

 

Aldermore ‘Specialist Lender of the Year’

Aldermore ‘Specialist Lender of the Year’

Aldermore has won the prestigious ‘Specialist Lender of the Year’ award, which was presented at the NACFB annual dinner, held at the Birmingham Metropole Hotel.

28 Nov 2011

Assurant Intermediary launches new unemployment only product

Protection

Assurant Intermediary launches new unemployment only product

Specialist general insurance provider Assurant Intermediary today announces the launch of a new unemployment-only short-term protection product.

28 Nov 2011

FSA warns against ‘toxic’ traded life policy investments

Savings & Investments

FSA warns against ‘toxic’ traded life policy investments

The Financial Services Authority has issued guidance to warn that traded life policy investments are high risk, toxic products that are generally unsuitable for the majority of UK

28 Nov 2011

Pensions experts call for a new age of personal responsibility

Retirement

Pensions experts call for a new age of personal responsibility

Britain's workforce needs "a new age of personal responsibility" to avert the looming pensions crisis, the latest Friends Life Visions of Britain 2020 report, entitled &q

28 Nov 2011

Business as usual, say Northern Rock

Mortgages

Business as usual, say Northern Rock

It was announced on 17 November that agreement has been reached for the sale of Northern Rock plc to Virgin Money and the sale is expected to complete by the end of 2011.

28 Nov 2011

Omni capital launches 'Development Angel'

Features

Omni capital launches 'Development Angel'

Omni Capital announces the launch of Development Angel – a liquidity-providing solution for development professionals in need of additional funding, or time, to complete stalled bu

28 Nov 2011

UK housing stock in dangerous disrepair

UK housing stock in dangerous disrepair

More than a fifth of UK properties contain a major hazard which could require immediate repair.

28 Nov 2011

NAEA: FTB market share hits 3yr low

Mortgages

NAEA: FTB market share hits 3yr low

The National Association of Estate Agents’ market report for October shows that just 16% of overall sales made last month went to this sector, compared with 22% in September.

25 Nov 2011

Dragonfly and Y3S Bridging & Commercial Complete £1million+ Deal

Dragonfly and Y3S Bridging & Commercial Complete £1million+ Deal

The deal, a 12-month first charge of £1.04m at 0.95%pm, was on a derelict residential property in Surrey with a current market valuation of £1.85m.

25 Nov 2011

CHL arrears show strength against industry average

Mortgages

CHL arrears show strength against industry average

Specialist lender, CHL Mortgages, has today confirmed further improvement in its buy-to-let mortgage book arrears levels, particularly when compared against the industry average.

25 Nov 2011

Could Eurozone woes boost niche lending?

Blogs

Could Eurozone woes boost niche lending?

October saw a momentous decision.

25 Nov 2011

significant investment risk conflict amongst consumers

Savings & Investments

significant investment risk conflict amongst consumers

In the first study of its kind in the UK, AXA Wealth has identified that two thirds of consumers have a significant gap between their perceived investment risk appetite and their a

25 Nov 2011

HSBC launches its first ever sub 4% rate for 90% LTV mortgage borrowers

Mortgages

HSBC launches its first ever sub 4% rate for 90% LTV mortgage borrowers

HSBC today launches its first ever sub 4% interest rate for mortgage borrowers with a 10% deposit – a 3.84% two-year discount deal with no fee to pay.

24 Nov 2011

Increase for Scottish mortgage lending in third quarter of 2011

Mortgages

Increase for Scottish mortgage lending in third quarter of 2011

House purchase lending in Scotland increased by 8% in the third quarter of 2011, report the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

24 Nov 2011

Niche Financial celebrates Omni Capital partnership with £1m debut deal

Niche Financial celebrates Omni Capital partnership with £1m debut deal

Reading-based Niche Financial Solutions has marked its appointment as a preferred partner of Omni Capital, the specialist short-term lender, with a debut deal completion valued at

24 Nov 2011

The Growth of Buy-to-Let

Duncan Kreeger - West One Loans

The Growth of Buy-to-Let

The mortgage market mosaic isn’t looking pretty.

24 Nov 2011

Spicerhaart Named Mortgage Firm Of The Year

Mortgages

Spicerhaart Named Mortgage Firm Of The Year

Spicerhaart has been named the Mortgage Firm of the Year at the Sesame Adviser Awards 2011.

23 Nov 2011

MORTGAGE BUSINESS QUALITY AWARD WIN FOR ANDREWS

Mortgages

MORTGAGE BUSINESS QUALITY AWARD WIN FOR ANDREWS

Andrews Financial Services has celebrated its second award win of the year from Legal & General, receiving special recognition for the quality of its business operations.

23 Nov 2011

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