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Ashley Park offer Energy Switching Service

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Ashley Park offer Energy Switching Service

Ashley Park Debt Solutions are pleased announce the addition of an Energy Switching service to their portfolio in association with Energyhelpline.

16 Aug 2011

Pensioners hit by ‘double squeeze' of high inflation and crippling debt repayments

Retirement

Pensioners hit by ‘double squeeze' of high inflation and crippling debt repayments

Pensioners' finances are being hit by a ‘double squeeze' of rising prices and high debt servicing costs, according to the Consumer Credit Counselling Service.

16 Aug 2011

Intermediaries increase volume of mortgage lending

Mortgages

Intermediaries increase volume of mortgage lending

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association has welcomed recently released figures that demonstrate lending via intermediaries increased during the second quarter of 2011.

16 Aug 2011

myintroducer.com’s Andy Shields wins design competition

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myintroducer.com’s Andy Shields wins design competition

Andy Shields, Director of Marketing & Design for myintroducer.com has been named the winner of an online email design competition.

16 Aug 2011

Knight Frank sells £158m worth of £4m plus property

Knight Frank sells £158m worth of £4m plus property

Since 1st April 2011, Knight Frank have sold £158m worth of top end property in North Surrey.

15 Aug 2011

London housing market comes off the boil

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London housing market comes off the boil

New sellers coming to market in August have reduced their asking prices by an average of 3.4%, reveal Rightmove.

15 Aug 2011

Is property still a sound investment?

Savings & Investments

Is property still a sound investment?

Comment from Lucy Morton, senior partner and head of lettings at Prime Central London estate agent, W A Ellis.

15 Aug 2011

Bricks and mortar seduce investors once more

Savings & Investments

Bricks and mortar seduce investors once more

Motivated by a combination of factors including lower house prices, improving availability of mortgage finance and rising rents, it seems bricks and mortar is seducing investors on

15 Aug 2011

European buyers bounce back

Savings & Investments

European buyers bounce back

International property search specialist, Quintessentially Estates, has reported a surge in demand from buyers all across Europe.

15 Aug 2011

Bridging Market Will Hit £1bn by 2013

Bridging Market Will Hit £1bn by 2013

Bridging lenders will be making gross loans to the tune of £1bn by the summer of 2013 according to West One Loans, which is hiring staff to deal with the extra work.

15 Aug 2011

 

Homelessness fears for almost three million renters

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Homelessness fears for almost three million renters

National debt charity Consumer Credit Counselling Service has said it fears a rise in homelessness as almost three million renters have been found to be financially vulnerable.

15 Aug 2011

TBMC launches exclusive buy-to-let 3.99% 3 year discount

Mortgages

TBMC launches exclusive buy-to-let 3.99% 3 year discount

TBMC, the buy-to-let and commercial mortgage specialist, has launched a new and exclusive buy-to-let mortgage with Shepshed Building Society.

15 Aug 2011

Prices fall to lowest level in 19 months

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Prices fall to lowest level in 19 months

Prices fall only 0.1% but reach lowest level since December 2009 following a 3% drop in Q2 2011, reveals the latest LSL Property Services/Acadametrics House Price Index.

12 Aug 2011

Nationwide introduces lifestyle protector

Protection

Nationwide introduces lifestyle protector

Nationwide Building Society today introduces Lifestyle Protector, an innovative and flexible short term income protection policy.

12 Aug 2011

Skipton launches new 10yr fixed rate mortgage

Mortgages

Skipton launches new 10yr fixed rate mortgage

Skipton Building Society is offering borrowers the chance to hedge their bets against potential future Bank Base Rate rises with a competitive new 10-year fixed rate mortgage.

12 Aug 2011

Co-operative insurance offers home contents cover for free

Protection

Co-operative insurance offers home contents cover for free

The Co-operative Insurance is offering customers six months free contents cover when they take out buildings insurance for their home until 31 October.

12 Aug 2011

Half the nation concerned about their debts

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Half the nation concerned about their debts

Nearly half of individuals (47%) are concerned about their debts, according to the latest wave of R3’s, the insolvency trade body, Personal Debt Snapshot.

12 Aug 2011

LSL corporate client department appoints new MD

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LSL corporate client department appoints new MD

LSL Corporate Client Department has appointed Martyn Alderton as its new managing director for asset management.

12 Aug 2011

Atlantic Financial Management Secures DEMSA membership

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Atlantic Financial Management Secures DEMSA membership

Atlantic Financial Management has become a member of DEMSA, which enjoys the Office of Fair Trading’s Consumer Codes Approval Scheme.

12 Aug 2011

Commerical property review

Commerical property review

The latest Market Review & Outlook note from the research team at F&C REIT, focusing on UK commercial property was released today.

12 Aug 2011

Does banning short selling work?

Savings & Investments

Does banning short selling work?

Yesterday a number of continental European regulators imposed a ban on short selling certain financial stocks, report the IMA.

12 Aug 2011

Atlantic warns of caution over personal insolvency figures

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Atlantic warns of caution over personal insolvency figures

While year on year, personal insolvencies have fallen, the 3 months to June 2011 have seen the first rise in a year according to the latest insolvency figures.

12 Aug 2011

Coventry Intermediaries launches 2, 3 and 4 year fixed rate mortgages

Mortgages

Coventry Intermediaries launches 2, 3 and 4 year fixed rate mortgages

From Friday 12th August, Coventry Intermediaries is launching an exciting new range of fixed rate mortgages including a rate of 2.99% for 4 years.

11 Aug 2011

Lender concern over unhelpful European report

Mortgages

Lender concern over unhelpful European report

Lenders in the UK and Europe are concerned about an unexpected attempt to widen the scope of the proposed European directive on mortgages, report the CML.

11 Aug 2011

CML updates instructions on disclosing incentives

CML updates instructions on disclosing incentives

The CML is bringing out an updated version of its disclosure of incentives form, which must be filled in by all builders or developers if they are planning to sell a newly-built pr

11 Aug 2011

Pensions shortfall give biggest boost to equity release sales

Retirement

Pensions shortfall give biggest boost to equity release sales

New research from equity release specialist LV= reveals that the majority (98%) of IFAs believe equity release will be a big future growth area and crucial in meeting the needs of

11 Aug 2011

Repossessions down 7%

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Repossessions down 7%

CML reports little change in mortgage repayment problems in second quarter.

11 Aug 2011

Buy-to-let market returned to growth

Buy-to-let market returned to growth

The value of new buy-to-let loans increased by 21% in the second quarter of 2011, driven mainly by remortgaging, according to new data released today from the Council of Mortgage L

11 Aug 2011

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