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Gross mortgage lending totalled £12.9bn in September

Mortgages

Gross mortgage lending totalled £12.9bn in September

Gross mortgage lending totalled an estimated £12.9 billion in September, report the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

20 Oct 2011

Robert Hague, Sales Director of Emerald Knight

In The Spotlight

Robert Hague, Sales Director of Emerald Knight

myintroducer.com catches up with Robert Hague, Sales Director of Emerald Knight, the socially responsible investment specialists (SRI).

20 Oct 2011

BUY TO LET BOOM TO CONTINUE INTO 2012

BUY TO LET BOOM TO CONTINUE INTO 2012

Demand for rental properties will remain strong and continue well into 2012 says Landlord Assist, the nationwide tenant eviction and referencing firm.

20 Oct 2011

FSA to give key-note speech on mortgage market outlook

Mortgages

FSA to give key-note speech on mortgage market outlook

Mortgage Business Expo 2011 has announced details of its seminar programme which will include a key-note address from the FSA on day two of the exhibition.

20 Oct 2011

Saffron Building Society reduces fees on Brightstar-exclusive Fixed BTL mortgage

Mortgages

Saffron Building Society reduces fees on Brightstar-exclusive Fixed BTL mortgage

Saffron Building Society today announces the reduction of the fee on its 4.99% Fixed (until 30.04.15) BTL mortgage, from 3% down to 2%. This product is available exclusively via sp

20 Oct 2011

Offset Mortgages - Friend or Foe?

Mortgages

Offset Mortgages - Friend or Foe?

This week, Simon Gammon of Knight Frank Finance looks at the pros and cons of offset mortgages and what borrowers should bear in mind when considering their options.

20 Oct 2011

Shapps calls for 30 year mortgages

Mortgages

Shapps calls for 30 year mortgages

Housing Minister Grant Shapps has today called on lenders to consider offering more longer-term fixed mortgages of as much as 30 years.

20 Oct 2011

Lenders support joined-up initiative to combat fraud

Mortgages

Lenders support joined-up initiative to combat fraud

Mortgage fraud has been estimated by the National Fraud Authority (NFA) to total £1 billion, accounting for around 2.5% of the £38 billion annual cost of financial crime in the UK,

19 Oct 2011

CML publishes new guidance on arrears and possessions

Mortgages

CML publishes new guidance on arrears and possessions

The CML have published new guidance to help lenders deal with mortgage arrears and possessions while complying with both the Financial Services Authority’s detailed mortgage conduc

19 Oct 2011

OFT launches revised debt collection guidance

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OFT launches revised debt collection guidance

The Office of Fair Trading has today published its updated Debt Collection Guidance.

19 Oct 2011

 

Gopher Money awarded ISO 9001 Quality Management accreditation

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Gopher Money awarded ISO 9001 Quality Management accreditation

Gopher Money are proud to have been awarded ISO 9001 Quality Management accreditation.

19 Oct 2011

Buy-to-let rises in popularity as rental demand rockets

Buy-to-let rises in popularity as rental demand rockets

As the rental market continues to boom, with exceptionally strong demand for rented accommodation, there has been an increase in the number of people considering investing in a pro

19 Oct 2011

Omni Capital expands lending capacity

Omni Capital expands lending capacity

Omni Capital Partners Ltd., the short-term residential bridging and finance company, has announced a significant expansion of its funding capabilities in a multi-million pound deal

19 Oct 2011

Is this the end of the 2yr mortgage market

Mortgages

Is this the end of the 2yr mortgage market

September’s John Charcol Index showed once again that as the likelihood of a bank rate rise gets further and further away, variable rates were still the favourite option with the m

19 Oct 2011

Equity release figures show leap in lending

Retirement

Equity release figures show leap in lending

SHIP, the equity release provider trade body announces market figures for the third quarter of 2011, revealing a rise in customer numbers and a huge increase in lending figures.

18 Oct 2011

direct lender mortgage deals account for 81% of lowest rates

Mortgages

direct lender mortgage deals account for 81% of lowest rates

Direct lenders provide 100% of best buys in two year discount, lifetime tracker and five year fixed mortgage categories, report HSBC.

18 Oct 2011

London small cap investment market needs radical restructure

Savings & Investments

London small cap investment market needs radical restructure

A quarter of small cap companies, advisers and investors (26%) believe that the small cap investment market in London requires a radical restructure to encourage recovery, accordin

18 Oct 2011

HSBC figures unhelpful to consumers, say L&G

Mortgages

HSBC figures unhelpful to consumers, say L&G

Ben Thompson, Managing Director, Legal & General Mortgage Club reacts to HSBC figures suggesting 81% of the market leading rates are being offered directly by providers.

18 Oct 2011

NLIS and SearchFlow celebrate 20 million conveyancing searches

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NLIS and SearchFlow celebrate 20 million conveyancing searches

The 20 millionth electronic NLIS conveyancing search took place this month, through the search channel SearchFlow.

18 Oct 2011

Small to medium sized firms warned over incorrect HMRC annual return fines

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Small to medium sized firms warned over incorrect HMRC annual return fines

Accountants, Mitchell Charlesworth, is warning the nation’s 4.2m SMEs to be wary of a slew of inaccurate fines being issued in the last month by HM Revenue & Customs for late submi

18 Oct 2011

MBE seminar programme announced

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MBE seminar programme announced

The seminar programme and participating exhibitors for MBE London 2011 has been announced today.

18 Oct 2011

Mayfair Bridging appoint Colin Ranshaw to the Board

Mayfair Bridging appoint Colin Ranshaw to the Board

Mayfair Bridging has appointed Colin Ranshaw to the board of directors.

18 Oct 2011

UK's new lowest personal loan rate of 6.2% offered by Nationwide

UK's new lowest personal loan rate of 6.2% offered by Nationwide

With effect from today, Tuesday 18 October, Nationwide is cutting its personal loan rate to 6.2% APR Representative - the lowest rate Nationwide has ever offered, and once again, t

18 Oct 2011

The Private Rental Sector is nearing capacity

The Private Rental Sector is nearing capacity

The number of new tenancies has been at record levels for the past year but the PRS may finally be running out of space to cater for tenant demand, according to the ARLA.

17 Oct 2011

WEST ONE LOANS SIGNS DEAL WITH OAKES CPS

WEST ONE LOANS SIGNS DEAL WITH OAKES CPS

Bridging lender West One Loans has agreed an outsourced asset management deal with property consultants Oakes CPS.

17 Oct 2011

BTL intermediary applications on the rise

Mortgages

BTL intermediary applications on the rise

Research by specialist buy-to-let lender Paragon Mortgages has revealed that intermediaries recorded an increase in buy-to-let mortgage applications in the third quarter.

17 Oct 2011

LeadPoint UK places 2nd in the 2011 Deloitte Technology Fast 50

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LeadPoint UK places 2nd in the 2011 Deloitte Technology Fast 50

LeadPoint UK, the online lead generation solutions provider, today announced that it ranked Number 2 in the 2011 Deloitte Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing te

17 Oct 2011

Clydesdale & Yorkshire unveil new lower rates for FTB mortgages

Mortgages

Clydesdale & Yorkshire unveil new lower rates for FTB mortgages

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks today announced new lower rates for their range of competitive mortgages for first time buyers.

17 Oct 2011

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