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Estate Agents need to think globally

Savings & Investments

Estate Agents need to think globally

Headlines confirm that there is large overseas population looking to buy and rent houses and flats in England, Scotland and Wales.

24 Mar 2011

Abbey for Intermediaries launch new remortgage products

Mortgages

Abbey for Intermediaries launch new remortgage products

Abbey for Intermediaries are launching a number of new 2 year Fixed rate remortgage products that have an £499 upfront booking fee and a 30th September 2011 completion deadline.

24 Mar 2011

Brokers positive outlook on the BTL market

Mortgages

Brokers positive outlook on the BTL market

A new survey gauging brokers' expectations of the buy-to-let market has painted a positive outlook for the coming year.

24 Mar 2011

Sellers return to housing market

Mortgages

Sellers return to housing market

The UK housing market in February saw a jump in the number of people putting their house up for sale, according to estate agents.

24 Mar 2011

Grant Shapps: Budget is a boost for first time buyers

Mortgages

Grant Shapps: Budget is a boost for first time buyers

Housing Minister Grant Shapps has hailed a new scheme that will help 10,000 aspiring first time buyers get foot on the property ladder.

24 Mar 2011

borro joins NACFB

borro joins NACFB

borro, the short term asset lender, has announced it has joined the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers as a lender patron.

24 Mar 2011

Budget 2011: Market predictions

Features

Budget 2011: Market predictions

Market pre-Budget predictions ahead of Chancellor George Osborne's announcement today.

23 Mar 2011

Exclusive mortgage rates for French properties launched

Savings & Investments

Exclusive mortgage rates for French properties launched

Connect Overseas has launched an exclusive range of new mortgage products in association with Lloyds International designed for the purchase or remortgage of French residential pro

23 Mar 2011

Land Securities to boost Scotland's economy

Land Securities to boost Scotland's economy

Land Securities has given approval for a £70m retail and residential scheme in Glasgow city centre, which will help boost Scotland’s economy.

23 Mar 2011

EasyRoommate Offers Hotline As Rental Demand Grows

EasyRoommate Offers Hotline As Rental Demand Grows

Across the UK, there were 59,000 more people living in a flat or houseshare in 2010 than there were in 2007, according to flatmate website, EasyRoommate.co.uk.

23 Mar 2011

 

mortgage lending growth was 2.5%

Mortgages

mortgage lending growth was 2.5%

The annual growth of the banks’ net mortgage lending was 2.5% in February, remaining substantially ahead of the 0.7% for the whole mortgage market in January, say BBA.

23 Mar 2011

Budget 2011 announcement

Features

Budget 2011 announcement

The Chancellor George Osborne today announced his Budget, with plans to reform the nation's economy and steps to help families with the cost of living.

23 Mar 2011

OpenConvey conclude deal with Brilliant Solutions

Legal

OpenConvey conclude deal with Brilliant Solutions

OpenConvey, the online conveyancing portal, recently concluded a deal with national product and service distributor Brilliant Solutions.

22 Mar 2011

Call to Criminalise Squatting

Call to Criminalise Squatting

Landlord Action, an organisation specialising in tenant eviction, has been approached my Mike Weatherley MP, to support an Early Day Motion which calls for squatting to be criminal

22 Mar 2011

Conveyancing Alliance slashes panel fee

Legal

Conveyancing Alliance slashes panel fee

Conveyancing Alliance Ltd, the online conveyancing distributor, has today announced the launch of a brand new purchase conveyancing product, Convey99.

22 Mar 2011

Gumtree introduce fees for landlord advertising

Gumtree introduce fees for landlord advertising

Gumtree, the free classifieds site, has recently introduced new pricing for landlords advertising rental properties.

22 Mar 2011

Blemain Group gives back to the community

Features

Blemain Group gives back to the community

Blemain Group has launched a new committee.

22 Mar 2011

Landlord Assist supports plans to make squatting illegal

Landlord Assist supports plans to make squatting illegal

Eviction specialist urges Government to close empty homes websites

22 Mar 2011

Brightstar Financial adds Lancashire Mortgage Corporation

Features

Brightstar Financial adds Lancashire Mortgage Corporation

Specialist Distributor Brightstar Financial has extended its panel with the addition of Lancashire Mortgage Corporation.

22 Mar 2011

Income protection plan tailored for mortgage advisers launched

Mortgages

Income protection plan tailored for mortgage advisers launched

Holloway Friendly has today launched a new Income Protection plan tailored specifically for mortgage advisers to sell to their clients.

22 Mar 2011

Estate agents report higher levels of agreed sales

Mortgages

Estate agents report higher levels of agreed sales

Estate agents are now reporting that the higher levels of enquiries and viewings experienced in January and February are slowly converting into more concrete offers and agreed sale

21 Mar 2011

Pensioners face biggest cuts

Retirement

Pensioners face biggest cuts

The National Pensioners Convention has welcomed the Institute for Fiscal Studies/BBC report, which shows that pensioners are among the worst affected by the government's austerity

21 Mar 2011

Call to end bombsite Britain tax welcomed

Call to end bombsite Britain tax welcomed

The British Property Federation has welcomed the publication of an independent report calling for the Government's tax on empty properties to be scrapped.

21 Mar 2011

50% Money Back Guarantee Online Estate Agent Launches

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50% Money Back Guarantee Online Estate Agent Launches

Think Property has launched a nationwide online estate agency, offering a completion fee free house sale service for less than £400 from April 1st.

21 Mar 2011

Aldermore removes barriers to remortgaging

Mortgages

Aldermore removes barriers to remortgaging

Aldermore has given the remortgage market a much-needed shot in the arm by launching fixed and variable rate remortgage deals with some new features.

18 Mar 2011

February gross mortgage lending largely unchanged

Mortgages

February gross mortgage lending largely unchanged

Gross mortgage lending in February was an estimated £9.5 billion, according to new data published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

18 Mar 2011

L&G Mortgage Club launch exclusive two year fixed rates

Mortgages

L&G Mortgage Club launch exclusive two year fixed rates

Legal & General Mortgage Club has launched a new range of two year fixed rate exclusives with Cambridge Building Society for loans up to 90% LTV.

18 Mar 2011

First4Bridging extends term on 0.99% product

Features

First4Bridging extends term on 0.99% product

Last week, London-based broker, First 4 Bridging, launched an exclusive first charge product of 0.99% per month up to an impressive 70% LTV.

18 Mar 2011

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