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Rush to rent out in the event of a double dip

Rush to rent out in the event of a double dip

A predicted double dip slump in the UK housing market would result in a tidal wave of reluctant landlords, say MORE TH>N BUSINESS.

16 Sep 2010

Free legals may not be a free lunch

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Free legals may not be a free lunch

According to OpenConvey’s Jonathan Hall, the free legals facility offered by lenders on mortgage deals is fraught with potential compliance danger for the intermediary, who recomme

15 Sep 2010

Bridgewater broker forums head to Huddersfield & Gatwick

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Bridgewater broker forums head to Huddersfield & Gatwick

Bridgewater Equity Release, the home reversion specialist, has today announced two dates for its regular regional broker forums which will take place next week.

15 Sep 2010

Now not a good time to buy a property, say BSA

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Now not a good time to buy a property, say BSA

The proportion of consumers surveyed in the Sept 2010 BSA Property Tracker Survey who do not think that this is a good time to buy a property rises to 26% in September from 21% in

15 Sep 2010

The Mortgage Works further increases choice and flexibility

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The Mortgage Works further increases choice and flexibility

The Mortgage Works enhance its Buy to Let and Residential Prime mortgage ranges, including new 75% LTV First Time Landlord and Let to Buy products and rate reductions up to 0.60%.

15 Sep 2010

France more popular than ever for Brits buying abroad

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France more popular than ever for Brits buying abroad

France is still top of the list and soaring to new heights, according to the latest overseas property ‘hot spots’ report compiled by Conti.

15 Sep 2010

Landlords braced for cuts to housing benefits

Landlords braced for cuts to housing benefits

Proposed cuts to local housing allowance will leave many landlords with reduced rental income and could add to homelessness, according to the National Landlords Association.

15 Sep 2010

Prices slip back but sales expectations pick up

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Prices slip back but sales expectations pick up

The August RICS Housing Market Survey shows more surveyors continued to see falling rather than rising prices.

14 Sep 2010

Money Debt & Credit launch broker club

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Money Debt & Credit launch broker club

Watford based financial solutions company Money Dent and Credit have today announced the launch of their broker club.

14 Sep 2010

Why episodic marketing means big business for big brands

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Why episodic marketing means big business for big brands

In the world of marketing, executives are facing greater challenges than ever before. Increased competition, media fragmentation and changes in consumer behavior and attitudes are

14 Sep 2010

 

Aldermore helps commercial finance brokers

Aldermore helps commercial finance brokers

Aldermore, the new British bank, has hosted its inaugural commercial mortgage conference at the Belfry Hotel and golf course on 1st September.

14 Sep 2010

Repossessions hit two-year low

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Repossessions hit two-year low

The number of home repossessions have hit a two-year low, according to new figures published today.

14 Sep 2010

Mortgage confusion means people may miss out

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Mortgage confusion means people may miss out

92% of people planning to take a mortgage in the next 12 months don't completely understand the difference between the main types of mortgage, say First direct.

14 Sep 2010

FSA mortgage lending data shows recovery

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FSA mortgage lending data shows recovery

The Financial Services Authority has published its latest mortgage lending data for the United Kingdom covering the period Q2 2010.

14 Sep 2010

L&G Mortgage Club launch new online booking system

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L&G Mortgage Club launch new online booking system

The Legal & General booking system has been developed to support the ever increasing number of exclusive products available from the Legal & General Mortgage Club.

14 Sep 2010

Advisers diversify away from mortgage business

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Advisers diversify away from mortgage business

According to the results from the latest myintroducer.com poll, only 9.52% of advisers report that all of their revenue comes from mortgage business.

14 Sep 2010

Almost one million people victim of landlord scams

Almost one million people victim of landlord scams

New research by Shelter reveals that almost one million Britons have fallen victim to scam involving a private tenancy or landlord in the last three years.

13 Sep 2010

Mortgage activity drops by 12%

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Mortgage activity drops by 12%

Mortgage activity drops by 12% in August reveals the results from the National Mortgage Index compiled by Mortgage Advice Bureau and Coreco Group.

13 Sep 2010

Subdued mortgage market continues, say CML

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Subdued mortgage market continues, say CML

Demand for mortgages in July continued to be weak, according to the latest regulated mortgage survey by the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

13 Sep 2010

myintroducer.com rebrands & rebuilds

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myintroducer.com rebrands & rebuilds

myintroducer.com launch brand new financial news website.

13 Sep 2010

Friends Provident enhances its critical illness cover

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Friends Provident enhances its critical illness cover

Friends Provident announced today that it has enhanced its Critical Illness Cover by including mastectomy cover and 5 new ABI+ conditions to the product.

13 Sep 2010

Housing transactions fall back in August

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Housing transactions fall back in August

Sales in London pick up by 22% but remain virtually static in all other regions, reveals the latest Property Services/ Acadametrics house price index.

10 Sep 2010

Industry dismayed as ministers refuse to boost new homes supply

Industry dismayed as ministers refuse to boost new homes supply

The property industry has reacted with dismay after the Treasury today ruled out giving any help to boost the UK's supply of homes to rent, say The British Property Federation.

10 Sep 2010

150,000 small businesses face insolvency

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150,000 small businesses face insolvency

According R3, almost 10% (or 148,000) of small businesses fear they could be pushed into insolvency if they lose their public sector contracts.

10 Sep 2010

CML event considers the future of housing

CML event considers the future of housing

Construction orders for new homes fell sharply in the second quarter, according to data published earlier this month by the Office for National Statistics.

09 Sep 2010

Aviva critical illness pays out 93% of claims

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Aviva critical illness pays out 93% of claims

Aviva paid out 684 critical illness (CI) claims during the six months to the end of June 2010, totalling over £51 million paid to people in need, with an average payment of £74,740

09 Sep 2010

Activity drops but longer trends remain positive

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Activity drops but longer trends remain positive

The housing market slowed in August, following the traditional cyclical pattern, according to the National Association of Estate Agents.

09 Sep 2010

iSold moving national could change estate agents’ business models

iSold moving national could change estate agents’ business models

Property specialist, movewithus is advising estate agents to be mindful of the change posed by the emergence of discount online-only estate agents.

09 Sep 2010

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