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70% brokers would benefit from ''out of box'' model

70% brokers would benefit from ''out of box'' model

According to the results from the latest myintroducer.com poll, 70% of advisers feel that an "out of the box" model to help set up their own loan/debt solutions business

03 Jun 2011

Buy To Let Booming In The North Of England

Buy To Let Booming In The North Of England

With endless doom and gloom stories about the property market, finally there is some positive news and this time it's from outside London, report Philip James.

02 Jun 2011

Household debt falls

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Household debt falls

Money education charity Credit Action has released the June debt statistics, a monthly release which details the level of debt in the UK.

02 Jun 2011

Nationwide reduces its two-year 50% LTV fixed mortgage rates

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Nationwide reduces its two-year 50% LTV fixed mortgage rates

Nationwide is to reduce its two-year 50% LTV fixed mortgage rates for new applications by 0.15%, with rates starting from 2.99%. The change takes effect from Friday 3 June 2011.

02 Jun 2011

Abbey improve maximum loan size

Abbey improve maximum loan size

Abbey for Intermediaries are increasing the maximum loan size on its 2 year Fixed and Tracker products at 60% LTV to £550k and at 90% LTV to £300k.

02 Jun 2011

Goldsmith Williams awarded major industry standard

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Goldsmith Williams awarded major industry standard

Goldsmith Williams has been awarded the Law Society's prestigious Conveyancing Quality Scheme practice standard.

01 Jun 2011

AOBP welcomes two new Affiliate Lenders

AOBP welcomes two new Affiliate Lenders

The Association of Bridging Professionals is proud to announce the inclusion of two prominent short term lenders to its Affiliate Lender panel.

01 Jun 2011

Lending rises £1.2bn

Lending rises £1.2bn

Total lending to individuals rose £1.2 billion in April, in line with the average increase during the previous six-months, report the Bank of England.

01 Jun 2011

Landlords optimistic over BTL prospects

Landlords optimistic over BTL prospects

Landlords’ are showing increasing optimism about the buy-to-let market, according to the latest landlord sentiment survey conducted by LSL Property Services plc.

01 Jun 2011

Consumer Panel launch plan for mortgage market

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Consumer Panel launch plan for mortgage market

The Financial Services Consumer Panel has today launched its six point plan for a sustainable and healthy mortgage market.

01 Jun 2011

 

OFT warn debt management firms

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OFT warn debt management firms

The OFT today announced a series of measures relating to marketing and charging practices used by credit brokers and debt management companies in response to concerns about their i

01 Jun 2011

Lenders regret scaling back of mortgage rescue

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Lenders regret scaling back of mortgage rescue

The CML regrets that lessons learned in the development of the government’s mortgage rescue initiative.

01 Jun 2011

CML publishes updated mortgage and housing market forecasts

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CML publishes updated mortgage and housing market forecasts

The Council of Mortgage Lenders publishes updated mortgage and housing market forecasts.

01 Jun 2011

LeadPoint UK scores a hat-trick in Fastest Growing Companies awards

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LeadPoint UK scores a hat-trick in Fastest Growing Companies awards

LeadPoint, the online lead generation solutions provider, has been ranked in the top 50 fastest growing digital media companies in Europe for the third year running.

01 Jun 2011

ARLA advise on the Trend for Short-term Lets

ARLA advise on the Trend for Short-term Lets

The Association of Residential Letting Agents today issued top tips for landlords who are aiming to let their properties out on a short-term basis this Summer.

01 Jun 2011

House sales at highest level for a year

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House sales at highest level for a year

The housing market made a good recovery in May and made up the lost ground experienced in April, according to the latest Agency Express Property Activity Index.

31 May 2011

LV= launches first mutual bonus

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LV= launches first mutual bonus

Insurance, investments and retirement group LV= today announced the launch of a mutual bonus scheme.

31 May 2011

Assurant Intermediary gets thumbs up from B&C policyholders

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Assurant Intermediary gets thumbs up from B&C policyholders

Specialist general insurance provider Assurant Intermediary has been given the thumbs up by buildings and contents insurance policyholders for its fulfilment procedure.

31 May 2011

Pricing power remains with landlords

Pricing power remains with landlords

Half of tenants (49%) predict rents will be higher 12 months from now, with one in seven (15%) expecting rental inflation to be above 10% over this period, report Rightmove.

31 May 2011

Demand for housing falls- as do prices

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Demand for housing falls- as do prices

Demand for housing registered its first decline for 3 months. The volume of applicants registering with agents fell by 0.5% over May compared to a 2.8% increase in April, report Ho

31 May 2011

Mortgage Intelligence have access to a Countrywide exclusive

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Mortgage Intelligence have access to a Countrywide exclusive

To coincide with the 4-day BM Solutions Buy-to-Let remortgage products, Mortgage Intelligence and Mortgage Next will have exclusive access to a special deal through Countrywide Con

31 May 2011

DEMSA condemns the malpractice uncovered by BBC investigation

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DEMSA condemns the malpractice uncovered by BBC investigation

DEMSA strongly condemns the malpractice uncovered by BBC investigation into debt management companies.

31 May 2011

Norton Broker Services announce Open Day

Norton Broker Services announce Open Day

Norton Broker Services is having an open day on the 20th July 2011 in their Rotherham Offices so that Intermediaries can see and discuss the opportunities that are available throug

31 May 2011

Property Title Theft Fraud Costs Thousands

Property Title Theft Fraud Costs Thousands

A record amount of money has been paid out by the Land Registry because landlords are failing to register properties online and adequately protect sensitive data, report ARLA.

31 May 2011

James Sherwood-Rogers, Managing Director of Quest

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James Sherwood-Rogers, Managing Director of Quest

myintroducer.com catches up with James Sherwood-Rogers, Managing Director of Quest, the IT solutions provider for the UK property market.

31 May 2011

Mortgage trust launches BTL product range

Mortgage trust launches BTL product range

Mortgage Trust has today launched a range of fixed and tracker rate buy-to-let mortgage products with attractive criteria.

31 May 2011

Intermediaries increase share of mortgage sales

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Intermediaries increase share of mortgage sales

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association has welcomed the publication of figures which confirm lending via intermediaries accounted for a growing share of the overall mortgage

31 May 2011

Consumer Insurance Bill is a positive step forward for PPI

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Consumer Insurance Bill is a positive step forward for PPI

Specialist general insurance provider Assurant Intermediary claims that the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Bill could result in the end of underwriting at poin

27 May 2011

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