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Leeds slashes rate on 2-year fixed rate mortgage

Mortgages

Leeds slashes rate on 2-year fixed rate mortgage

Leeds Building Society has reduced the rate on its 2 year fixed rate mortgage by 0.50% to just 3.14% available up to 80% LTV.

04 Aug 2011

Bridging lenders capitalise on market situation

Bridging lenders capitalise on market situation

Montello Income Fund quarterly report shows fund capitalising on a ‘mini-boom’ in bridging finance.

04 Aug 2011

Rise in house purchases funded through reversion plans

Retirement

Rise in house purchases funded through reversion plans

Property purchasers over the age of 65 are increasingly funding their house move through home reversion plans, says sector specialist, Bridgewater Equity Release.

04 Aug 2011

No Base Rate rise until 2012, say mortgage intermediaries

Mortgages

No Base Rate rise until 2012, say mortgage intermediaries

Over half of mortgage intermediaries expect the Bank of England Base Rate to start rising in the first half of next year, according to research by Kensington.

04 Aug 2011

Landlord Assist supports plans to tackle anti-social tenants

Landlord Assist supports plans to tackle anti-social tenants

Landlord Assist, the nationwide tenant eviction and rent collection firm, is fully supportive of new proposals by Housing Minister Grant Shapps that will make it easier for social

04 Aug 2011

Private landlords concerned by potential rise in buy-to-let mortgages rates

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Private landlords concerned by potential rise in buy-to-let mortgages rates

A survey by the National Landlords Association has shown that the majority of private landlords will be affected by a rise in buy-to-let interest rates.

04 Aug 2011

The good, the bad and the ugly in PPI Compensation Payouts

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The good, the bad and the ugly in PPI Compensation Payouts

Atlantic warns of debt danger.

04 Aug 2011

LSL Property Services announce profits

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LSL Property Services announce profits

LSL Property Services plc, provider of residential property services incorporating both estate agency and surveying businesses, announces interim results for the six months ended 3

04 Aug 2011

Gopher Money goes from strength to strength

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Gopher Money goes from strength to strength

Gopher Money, the Bolton-based financial solutions specialists, celebrated its first birthday this week by announcing plans to build on its success and grow substantially in the co

04 Aug 2011

Tenant demand increases by 15%

Tenant demand increases by 15%

The number of new tenants looking for rental accommodation has grown by 15% in Q2 2011 compared to the same period last year, according to Countrywide.

03 Aug 2011

 

PPI complaints flood in

Protection

PPI complaints flood in

More than 900 complaints about payment protection insurance are flooding into the Financial Ombudsman Service every day, report moneyfacts.co.uk

03 Aug 2011

Cluttons Buys £5.65m London Property

Legal

Cluttons Buys £5.65m London Property

Cluttons, has advised a fund management client on the freehold purchase of a property on Baker Street, London for £5.65 million, reflecting a net initial yield of 4.9%.

03 Aug 2011

Barclays make 7th rate reduction

Mortgages

Barclays make 7th rate reduction

In its seventh rate reduction in a row Barclays is tomorrow making some of the biggest cuts of the year so far to its residential mortgages.

03 Aug 2011

Housing market activity robust

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Housing market activity robust

Residential mortgage valuation activity increased year-on-year as the market withstood a seasonal slowdown in July, according to the latest Housing Market Activity Report by Connel

03 Aug 2011

Yorkshire Building Society takes a first step into buy-to-let

Mortgages

Yorkshire Building Society takes a first step into buy-to-let

Yorkshire Building Society will be taking its first steps into the buy-to-let mortgage market on Wednesday 3 August, launching products through its intermediary lending arm, Accord

03 Aug 2011

Voting now open for the first ever Blemain Group Awards

Voting now open for the first ever Blemain Group Awards

Voting for the Blemain Group Awards is now open, offering the industry the opportunity to cast their votes and reward their peers.

03 Aug 2011

Sweeping changes to pay heading to asset managers & private equity firms

Retirement

Sweeping changes to pay heading to asset managers & private equity firms

Buried in the recent consultation paper on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive are stringent rules on pay that will have far reaching consequences for the asset mana

02 Aug 2011

Foreign property mortgages providing lucrative sideline as Eurozone suffers

Savings & Investments

Foreign property mortgages providing lucrative sideline as Eurozone suffers

Connect Overseas is urging mortgage brokers to look outside the UK at the relatively untapped market for foreign mortgage advice for UK buyers taking advantage of discounted house

02 Aug 2011

Remortgage and purchase activity improving

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Remortgage and purchase activity improving

Conveyancing Alliance Ltd, the online conveyancing distributor, has today revealed a significant improvement in both its quarterly and half-yearly levels of purchase and remortgage

02 Aug 2011

FSA enters into an agreement to sell TRS to the London Stock Exchange

Savings & Investments

FSA enters into an agreement to sell TRS to the London Stock Exchange

The Financial Services Authority has entered into a conditional agreement to sell its Approved Reporting Mechanism, known as the Transaction Reporting System, to the London Stock E

02 Aug 2011

One in five pushed into debt

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One in five pushed into debt

With the summer holidays now in full swing, moneysupermarket.com reveals many parents are pushing themselves into debt by paying for activities to entertain the family.

02 Aug 2011

Near Prime Criteria Improvements from Precise Mortgages

Mortgages

Near Prime Criteria Improvements from Precise Mortgages

Precise Mortgages, the specialist intermediary lender, has made some significant changes to its lending policy in a bid to make its products more customer friendly.

02 Aug 2011

Hatfield Philips announces 2nd Annual Servicer Forum

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Hatfield Philips announces 2nd Annual Servicer Forum

Hatfield Philips International has announced the date for this year’s Client Servicer Forum, which will be held on September 12th 2011.

02 Aug 2011

Nationwide reduces all 5yr fixed & 2yr tracker mortgage rates

Mortgages

Nationwide reduces all 5yr fixed & 2yr tracker mortgage rates

Nationwide is to reduce all five-year fixed mortgage rates by 0.10% and all two-year tracker mortgage rates by 0.15% for new applications.

02 Aug 2011

New Chelsea BS mortgage leads the way

Mortgages

New Chelsea BS mortgage leads the way

Chelsea BS has restructured its mortgage portfolio, with the stand out product being a new three year fixed rate deal, report moneyfacts.co.uk.

01 Aug 2011

Only 14% of non-homeowners are saving for a deposit

Mortgages

Only 14% of non-homeowners are saving for a deposit

Although over three quarters of non-homeowners want to own their own home, just 14% are saving, according to research from Halifax.

01 Aug 2011

Clydesdale Bank adds 3 year fixed mortgages to broker range

Mortgages

Clydesdale Bank adds 3 year fixed mortgages to broker range

Following feedback from brokers, Clydesdale Bank today launches new 3 year fixed rate mortgage products for brokers.

01 Aug 2011

borro expanding sales team

borro expanding sales team

borro has announced the expansion of its sales team with the hiring of two new experienced sales managers reporting to Business Development Director, Paul Brett, and is actively se

01 Aug 2011

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