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Complete offers a ‘golf of opportunity’

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Complete offers a ‘golf of opportunity’

Complete FS, the south coast packager & specialist distributor, is planning a day of work & play on Tuesday 19th July at the Meon Valley Golf & Country Club.

23 Jun 2011

OFT imposes requirements on second charge lender

OFT imposes requirements on second charge lender

The OFT announced that sub-prime lender Swift, trading as Swift Advances plc and Swift Securities Limited, must improve its lending and collections practices or risk losing its cre

23 Jun 2011

Landlord register criticised by Landlord Assist

Landlord register criticised by Landlord Assist

Landlord Assist is pleased that a Ten Minute Rule Bill seeking to regulate private landlords is likely to go no further after its first hearing in Parliament.

23 Jun 2011

Amateur landlady faces repossession

Amateur landlady faces repossession

Tenant eviction specialists, Landlord Action, have been called to help a desperate amateur landlady facing possible repossession.

23 Jun 2011

Variable mortgage rate customers squeezed by lenders

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Variable mortgage rate customers squeezed by lenders

95% of mortgage lenders failed to fully pass on cuts in the Bank of England base rate to their standard variable rate customers, according to new research by Which? Money.

22 Jun 2011

Promise Solutions launch compliant secured loan sales process

Promise Solutions launch compliant secured loan sales process

Promise Solutions claim only compliant secured loan sales process for introducers and networks.

22 Jun 2011

Insurance industry leaders warn of challenges ahead

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Insurance industry leaders warn of challenges ahead

ABI Director General Otto Thoresen sets out challenges and opportunities for the UK’s world-leading insurance industry at the ABI Biennial conference.

22 Jun 2011

Paragon hails 15years of BTL

Paragon hails 15years of BTL

Buy-to-let mortgage specialist calls for Government policy to support the private rented sector.

22 Jun 2011

Nationwide cuts personal loan rate

Nationwide cuts personal loan rate

From today, Wednesday 22 June 2011, Nationwide Building Society will be cutting its personal loan rate.

22 Jun 2011

Townends estate agents in Mitcham has complete refurbishment and opens a lettings operation

Townends estate agents in Mitcham has complete refurbishment and opens a lettings operation

Townends estate agents has decided to expand by opening a new lettings department positioned within their newly refurbished Mitcham branch.

22 Jun 2011

 

L&G mortgage club launch new tier to proposition

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L&G mortgage club launch new tier to proposition

Five major intermediary firms will join this new tier called ‘Nouveau’ with immediate effect, report Legal & General Mortgage Club.

22 Jun 2011

Consumers take time to reflect before taking out credit

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Consumers take time to reflect before taking out credit

New consumer credit lending fell by four percent in April 2011, according to figures released today by the Finance & Leasing Association, the trade body for the consumer credit ind

22 Jun 2011

Barclays reduces tracker and fixed mortgage rates again

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Barclays reduces tracker and fixed mortgage rates again

Barclays is tomorrow cutting rates on its Woolwich fixed mortgages by up to 0.31 percentage points and introducing new low rate trackers to the range.

21 Jun 2011

Platform launches new 2 year fixed rate products

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Platform launches new 2 year fixed rate products

The Co-operative Bank's dedicated intermediary mortgage lender, Platform, has today launched new residential two-year fixed rate mortgages.

21 Jun 2011

Central Lending introduce streamline packaging process

Central Lending introduce streamline packaging process

Norton Brokers Services are pleased to announce one of its prime secured lenders, Central Lending, have introduced a new streamline packaging process, making it even easier to comp

21 Jun 2011

FSA publish mortgage lending data

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FSA publish mortgage lending data

The Financial Services Authority has today published its latest Mortgage Lending Data for the United Kingdom covering the period Q1 2011.

21 Jun 2011

Personal Touch appoints head of service and strategic delivery

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Personal Touch appoints head of service and strategic delivery

Financial products distributor, Personal Touch, has appointed Tracy Turner as head of service and strategic delivery to further strengthen the team and ensure the network in RDR re

21 Jun 2011

Buy-to-Let products must be sustainable

Buy-to-Let products must be sustainable

The National Landlords Association has commented on the increase of Buy-to-Let mortgage products in recent weeks.

21 Jun 2011

Promise offer fastest commission payments within 24 hours of completion

Promise offer fastest commission payments within 24 hours of completion

Promise Solutions the secured loan master broker has announced that it will now pay secured loan commissions to brokers before it has received payment from the lenders.

21 Jun 2011

Bankrupt property developer sent to jail

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Bankrupt property developer sent to jail

Bankrupt property developer sent to jail for hiding the proceeds of a house, report the Insolvency Service.

20 Jun 2011

Shapps asks lenders to back Britain's self-builders

Shapps asks lenders to back Britain's self-builders

Housing Minister, Grant Shapps, has called on the country's biggest mortgage lenders to back a 'self build revolution' by lending more to those aspiring to build their own home.

20 Jun 2011

Principle based approach to European mortgage regulation needed

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Principle based approach to European mortgage regulation needed

IMLA, the specialist trade body representing the interests of lenders who market their products through brokers, has called for Europe to adopt a principles based approach to the r

20 Jun 2011

Jigsaw Money improve 2nd charge products

Jigsaw Money improve 2nd charge products

Jigsaw Money announce rate changes.

20 Jun 2011

TMA boosts debt solutions panel

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TMA boosts debt solutions panel

The Mortgage Alliance has added The Debt Advisor, to its panel of debt solutions providers to help directly authorised intermediaries support clients on a range of debt-related iss

20 Jun 2011

FSA and Boe publish Prudential Regulation Authority paper

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FSA and Boe publish Prudential Regulation Authority paper

The Bank of England and the Financial Services Authority have published a joint paper The Bank of England, Prudential Regulation Authority – Our approach to insurance supervision

20 Jun 2011

Rental obligations to hit struggling retail sector

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Rental obligations to hit struggling retail sector

The extreme weather that hit the UK earlier this year may just be a distant memory, but insolvency experts are warning that the big freeze might still have something nasty in store

20 Jun 2011

Gross mortgage lending recovers lost ground in May

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Gross mortgage lending recovers lost ground in May

Gross mortgage lending totalled an estimated £11.3 billion in May, report the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

20 Jun 2011

Eurodebt offers advise to introducers on new OFT guidance

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Eurodebt offers advise to introducers on new OFT guidance

As it celebrates its 15 year anniversary, EuroDebt Financial Services is continuing its partnership programme with TrigoldCrystal at a series of regional Business Academy Events.

20 Jun 2011

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