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Kensington revamps mortgage range

Mortgages

Kensington revamps mortgage range

Kensington has revamped its mortgage products, introducing a new first-time buyer range, 5-year fixed rates, lower rates and higher LTVs.

18 Apr 2011

Allianz launches Your Cover Insurance on Gocompare.Com

Protection

Allianz launches Your Cover Insurance on Gocompare.Com

Allianz Insurance's online-only car insurance offering, Your Cover insurance, is now available on leading comparison website, Gocompare.com.

18 Apr 2011

Northern Rock improves BTL Mortgage Range

Mortgages

Northern Rock improves BTL Mortgage Range

Existing Everyday 2-Year and 3-Year BTL Fixed rate mortgages reduced by up to 0.40%.

18 Apr 2011

L&G Mortgage Club welcomes report on the private rental sector

Mortgages

L&G Mortgage Club welcomes report on the private rental sector

Legal & General Mortgage Club has today released a detailed report giving valuable insight into the shape of the Private Rented Sector and Buy-to-Let market.

18 Apr 2011

Rents rise as landlords enjoy surge in demand

Rents rise as landlords enjoy surge in demand

Rents rose for the second month in a row in March, according to the latest Buy-to-Let Index from LSL Property Services plc.

15 Apr 2011

Rising costs leaving half of older people living on the breadline

Retirement

Rising costs leaving half of older people living on the breadline

Rising living costs are causing significant hardship for pensioners with nearly half saying they are just ‘getting by', and one in ten admitting they are finding it difficult or re

14 Apr 2011

Nationwide 3yr fixed rate mortgages to drop

Mortgages

Nationwide 3yr fixed rate mortgages to drop

Nationwide is to decrease the interest rates of all its three-year fixed rate mortgages by up to 0.2%. The changes will take effect from Friday, 15 April 2011.

14 Apr 2011

Intermediaries boosted by buy-to-let

Intermediaries boosted by buy-to-let

Nearly half of mortgage intermediaries reported an increase in buy-to-let business during the first quarter of the year, Paragon Mortgages' research has found.

14 Apr 2011

Conti launch Conti France

Savings & Investments

Conti launch Conti France

Conti has entered into a joint venture with CAFPI, the leading French mortgage broker, to create Conti France.

14 Apr 2011

Goldsmith Williams comes of age with equity release partnership

Retirement

Goldsmith Williams comes of age with equity release partnership

Equity release specialist Age Partnership has appointed Goldsmith Williams as its exclusive legal services partner.

14 Apr 2011

 

Increase of higher value property entering the rental market

Increase of higher value property entering the rental market

The beginning of 2011 saw an influx of higher value property into the Private Rented Sector, according to the latest research from ARLA.

13 Apr 2011

Chorley Building Society select AToM

Mortgages

Chorley Building Society select AToM

AToM, the award winning specialist mortgage packager/distributor, is pleased to announce their appointment to the limited distribution panel for Chorley Building Society.

13 Apr 2011

Arranging mortgages costs consumers £3bn

Mortgages

Arranging mortgages costs consumers £3bn

Fears about an increase to the base rate have led to a flurry of fixed rate mortgage deals hitting the market, say uSwitch.com.

13 Apr 2011

Housing market activity sees spring bounce

Mortgages

Housing market activity sees spring bounce

March saw a strong lift in housing market activity, with 7% more residential mortgage valuations conducted compared to a year ago, according to the latest research by Connells Surv

13 Apr 2011

Now 3 separate regulatory initiatives for UK lenders

Mortgages

Now 3 separate regulatory initiatives for UK lenders

Not one, nor two, it's now three separate regulatory initiatives for UK lenders, say the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

13 Apr 2011

CML supports bid to raise conveyancing standards

Legal

CML supports bid to raise conveyancing standards

The CML is backing the Law Society's attempts to raise standards in the industry by introducing the new conveyancing quality scheme.

13 Apr 2011

Britain's debt tipping point

Latest News

Britain's debt tipping point

The average amount of personal debt, excluding mortgage debt, owed by individuals in the UK is £8,431, report moneysupermarket.com.

13 Apr 2011

TMW launches BTL purchase products

Mortgages

TMW launches BTL purchase products

The Mortgage Works is offering its buy-to-let purchase customers free standard valuation and free standard legal fees - the only lender to do so.

13 Apr 2011

L&G release Income Protection Benefit Claims figures

Protection

L&G release Income Protection Benefit Claims figures

Legal & General have recently improved their Income Protection Benefit Plan to make it more comprehensive.

12 Apr 2011

FTBs pay 7 times the price to get on housing ladder

Mortgages

FTBs pay 7 times the price to get on housing ladder

The children of baby-boomers will have to pay seven times the price their parents did to get on the housing ladder, SHIP has discovered.

12 Apr 2011

University fee hike could impact Landlords

University fee hike could impact Landlords

Landlord Assist is concerned that rises in tuition fees could have a damaging effect on private landlords with properties in ‘university towns’.

12 Apr 2011

Stephen Lawrence Group National Sales Manager at Norton Finance UK Ltd

In The Spotlight

Stephen Lawrence Group National Sales Manager at Norton Finance UK Ltd

myintroducer.com catches up with Stephen Lawrence Group National Sales Manager at Norton Finance, winners of Best Secured Loan Lender at the myintroducer.com Industry Awards, 2011.

12 Apr 2011

Brilliant Solutions launch fixed rate deals

Mortgages

Brilliant Solutions launch fixed rate deals

Brilliant Solutions has launched a series of fixed rate deals with the Newcastle Building Society, which include a product without any early redemption charge.

11 Apr 2011

Sesame partner with Islamic Bank of Britain

Mortgages

Sesame partner with Islamic Bank of Britain

Sesame partner with Islamic Bank of Britain for Islamic mortgage alternative.

11 Apr 2011

LV= hits the road with equity release roadshows

Retirement

LV= hits the road with equity release roadshows

Retirement specialist LV= has announced a new series of equity release roadshows for financial advisers. This follows the success of a similar roadshow tour in 2009 and 2010.

11 Apr 2011

3.5m unaware base rate increase will affect mortgage payments

Mortgages

3.5m unaware base rate increase will affect mortgage payments

3.5 million homeowners unaware of how a future increase to the base rate will affect their monthly mortgage payments, say unbiased.co.uk.

11 Apr 2011

L&G Property raises £100m of additional equity

Retirement

L&G Property raises £100m of additional equity

Legal & General Property announces that it has secured a further £100 million of equity for its UK Property Income Fund.

11 Apr 2011

Uk families under prepared for worst case scenario

Protection

Uk families under prepared for worst case scenario

Research shows parents are more likely to insure their car than their health or salary, say Nationwide.

11 Apr 2011

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