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Scottish private housing values soar over £150bn

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Scottish private housing values soar over £150bn

The total value of privately owned housing stock in Scotland more than doubled over the past decade, new Bank of Scotland research shows.

05 Aug 2010

Abbey launch new fixed rate product

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Abbey launch new fixed rate product

Tomorrow, Friday 6th August, Abbey for Intermediaries are launching a new 75% LTV, 3 year Fixed rate Core product, 4.27% with a £995 fee and maximum loan size of £250k.

05 Aug 2010

Buy-to-let shows signs of a prolonged recovery

Buy-to-let shows signs of a prolonged recovery

Housing market activity rose year-on-year in July, despite difficult conditions forcing a drop in the number of first-time buyers entering the market, according to Connells Survey

04 Aug 2010

UK house prices rose 0.6% in July, say Halifax

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UK house prices rose 0.6% in July, say Halifax

House prices increased by 0.6% in July. This modest rise offset the 0.6% fall in June, reveals the latest Halifax House Price Index.

04 Aug 2010

Councils must do more to assist private landlords

Councils must do more to assist private landlords

Recent reports by the NLA (National Landlord Association) found that fewer landlords are experiencing rent arrears, suggesting that more private tenants are keeping up with their r

04 Aug 2010

Leadbay and 360 Lifecycle team up to increase conversions

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Leadbay and 360 Lifecycle team up to increase conversions

Lead generator Leadbay has teamed up with 360 Lifecycle, the client management system for financial advisers, to help advisers maximise the opportunities to grow their businesses.

04 Aug 2010

Sellers drop asking prices as market weakens

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Sellers drop asking prices as market weakens

Almost one third (32%) of properties on the market for sale in Britain today, have had their asking price reduced at least once since they were first listed on the market, say Zoop

03 Aug 2010

Prime London prices begin to fall back after a 15 month surge

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Prime London prices begin to fall back after a 15 month surge

Prices for prime London property fell in July by 0.5%, the first monthly decline since March 2009, reveals the Knight Frank Prime Central London Index, July 2010 results.

03 Aug 2010

Landlords uncertain about Buy-to-Let market

Landlords uncertain about Buy-to-Let market

Specialist lender, CHL Mortgages, has today revealed the results of its second survey of landlord customers with landlords slightly less positive about the outlook for the buy-to-l

03 Aug 2010

Aviva becomes exclusive life protection provider to Santander

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Aviva becomes exclusive life protection provider to Santander

Aviva today announces that its UK business has signed an exclusive five year agreement with Santander for the distribution of Aviva's life protection insurance products in the UK f

03 Aug 2010

 

Mortgage brokers predict a spike in business

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Mortgage brokers predict a spike in business

Financial advisers are forecasting a 7.2% quarter-on-quarter increase in mortgage business during the third quarter of 2010, Paragon Mortgages' Financial Adviser Confidence Tracker

03 Aug 2010

Big surge in tied products, finds Which?

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Big surge in tied products, finds Which?

The proportion of mortgages and regular savings accounts that are only available for people who have another product with the same provider has increased dramatically since the beg

28 Jul 2010

East London house prices up 26%

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East London house prices up 26%

As 27th July marks two years until the opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympics, Lloyds TSB research has measured house price performance in the fourteen postal districts located clo

27 Jul 2010

New Bridge to Let scheme for property investors

New Bridge to Let scheme for property investors

TBMC, the buy-to-let and commercial mortgage specialist, is pleased to announce the launch of a semi-exclusive bridge-to-let scheme with the commercial lender Tiuta.

27 Jul 2010

LeadPoint UK Celebrates 4th Birthday

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LeadPoint UK Celebrates 4th Birthday

LeadPoint, the world’s first lead exchange marketplace, this week celebrates its fourth birthday in the UK.

27 Jul 2010

Matt Cottle and Barney Drake, Company Directors of Y3S group

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Matt Cottle and Barney Drake, Company Directors of Y3S group

MyIntroducer catches up with Matt Cottle and Barney Drake, Company Directors of Y3S group, the Cardiff based broker.

26 Jul 2010

Home-movers confident of price recovery by mid-2011

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Home-movers confident of price recovery by mid-2011

The latest Rightmove Consumer Confidence Survey finds that the proportion of people that expect prices to be higher one year from now has dropped from 50% to 41% since last quarter

26 Jul 2010

Could a debt management plan help landlords tackle rent arrears

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Could a debt management plan help landlords tackle rent arrears

Atlantic Financial Management offers advice to private residential landlords as NLA research reveals 1 in 5 experienced rent arrears in last 3 months.

26 Jul 2010

Number of consumers seeking mortgage advice rises 24%

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Number of consumers seeking mortgage advice rises 24%

In the first half of this year, unbiased.co.uk recorded a 24% increase for consumers looking for advice from a whole of market mortgage broker, compared to the same period in the p

26 Jul 2010

In The Spotlight

Paul Stringer, Director of the Norton Group

22 Jul 2010

In The Spotlight

Gary Bailey, Company Director of Blemain Group

22 Jul 2010

Almost 40% of advisers don't spend on marketing

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Almost 40% of advisers don't spend on marketing

According to the results from the latest MyIntroducer.com poll, 37.88% of intermediaries report that they don't purchase leads.

14 Jul 2010

Mayfair Bridging launch new product

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Mayfair Bridging launch new product

Mayfair Bridging have launched new product called Unlimited Adverse aimed for clients with a poor credit history. The product enables borrowers to purchase property or refinance an

14 Jul 2010

Buy to Let mortgage market picks up

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Buy to Let mortgage market picks up

Andy Young, chief executive at TBMC takes a look at the results of its Landlord Profile Tracking Index for Q2 2010.

14 Jul 2010

Recessionary pressures show sign of easing

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Recessionary pressures show sign of easing

Lovetts Plc a UK law firm specialising in commercial debt recovery, has revealed that late payment demands shot up by 24.6% in the first half of the year against 2009.

14 Jul 2010

MMR to cost mortgage industry over 14m

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MMR to cost mortgage industry over 14m

Preparing for the MMR could cost the mortgage industry millions of pounds, according to Phoebus Software.

12 Jul 2010

UK's most affordable cities for renters

UK's most affordable cities for renters

York is the most affordable place to share a flat, according to Easyroommate.co.uk.

12 Jul 2010

Mortgage lending rises for 11th consecutive month

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Mortgage lending rises for 11th consecutive month

House purchase lending rose from a year ago for the 11th consecutive month, according to new data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

12 Jul 2010

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