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Offsetters £1.4bn better off

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Offsetters £1.4bn better off

Offset mortgage borrowers generating outsize ‘returns' on savings interest, report first direct.

11 Jul 2011

Berkeley Alexander offers access to commercial insurance market for advisers

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Berkeley Alexander offers access to commercial insurance market for advisers

General insurance wholesaler Berkeley Alexander launches today a revolutionary new way for mortgage brokers and IFAs to significantly increase their income by catering for their cl

11 Jul 2011

Norton announces record results

Norton announces record results

Norton Broker Services has achieved record business results in June 2011 across all its products and services post credit crunch 2007.

11 Jul 2011

myintroducer.com celebrate 4th birthday with holiday for two offer

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myintroducer.com celebrate 4th birthday with holiday for two offer

In celebration of its 4th birthday, myintroducer.com are giving away a free European break for two.

11 Jul 2011

Investors plump for black gold and financials

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Investors plump for black gold and financials

Investors stocked their portfolios with shares in oil and financials in a busy week of trading, report moneyfacts.co.uk

08 Jul 2011

48% more buyers are obtaining mortgages

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48% more buyers are obtaining mortgages

In the last three months, West End specialist estate agency, LDG, has seen a 48% increase in buyers using mortgages to finance their purchases.

08 Jul 2011

Northern Rock makes further improvements to Intermediary Exclusives

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Northern Rock makes further improvements to Intermediary Exclusives

Northern Rock has reduced rates by up to 0.18% on its Intermediary Exclusive product range.

08 Jul 2011

Brokers waking up to ABS

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Brokers waking up to ABS

The mortgage sector’s appetite for Alternative Business Structures is on the rise, report Goldsmith Williams.

08 Jul 2011

Secured Loan Network adds Prestige Finance

Secured Loan Network adds Prestige Finance

The Secured Loan Network is delighted to announce that Prestige Finance has now been added to our panel of lenders.

08 Jul 2011

Financial investigation company directors jailed

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Financial investigation company directors jailed

Swindling shadow directors of ‘investigation’ company get jail terms and disqualifications, report The Insolvency Service.

08 Jul 2011

 

Product focus: First time buyer mortgages

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Product focus: First time buyer mortgages

Many mortgage lenders offer products designed specifically for first-time buyers, often with low fees and high loan-to-values to keep initial set-up costs to a minimum, report mone

07 Jul 2011

London rents beat inflation and rise to new highs

London rents beat inflation and rise to new highs

Prime London rents, across all areas, have now been rising well ahead of inflation for at least the past eighteen months, report Savills.

07 Jul 2011

Platform launches new BTL cashback mortgage

Mortgages

Platform launches new BTL cashback mortgage

Platform today launched new mortgage products including a two year fixed rate buy to let deal that comes with £500 cashback and free valuation for both purchase and remortgage cust

07 Jul 2011

Demand for advice from first-time buyers hits annual high

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Demand for advice from first-time buyers hits annual high

Whole of market mortgage advice on first-time buying triggered 40% of total searches on its ‘find a mortgage adviser' service, levels not reached since April last year, report unbi

07 Jul 2011

Rental prices have increased in spite of recession

Rental prices have increased in spite of recession

Renters in London pay the most whilst Scotland comes out cheapest, report Endsleigh.

07 Jul 2011

Students top the rental yield table

Students top the rental yield table

Students and young singles generate the highest yields for landlords, buy-to-let mortgage specialist lender Paragon has revealed.

06 Jul 2011

LSL Property Services acquires The Mortgage Alliance

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LSL Property Services acquires The Mortgage Alliance

LSL Property Services plc is pleased to announce that its financial services subsidiary, First Complete Limited has acquired The Mortgage Alliance from Santander UK plc.

06 Jul 2011

Concerns raised for older tenants

Concerns raised for older tenants

Landlord Assist is concerned that many tenants may struggle to afford rental payments when they approach retirement if the UK becomes a nation of renters within the next generation

06 Jul 2011

Number of mortgages hits two-and-a half year high

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Number of mortgages hits two-and-a half year high

Figures from Moneyfacts.co.uk show that the number of mortgage deals is increasing, and is currently at a more than two and a half year high.

06 Jul 2011

Two awards for Countrywide at British Mortgage Awards

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Two awards for Countrywide at British Mortgage Awards

Countrywide were the winners of two prestigious awards at the 2011 British Mortgage Awards.

06 Jul 2011

UK consumers borrow £3.2 billion in loans

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UK consumers borrow £3.2 billion in loans

Is the rise in UK consumers borrowing £3.2 billion in loans for home improvements due to problems moving up housing ladder? Which? Money report.

06 Jul 2011

John Charcol launches new "track and fix" mortgage

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John Charcol launches new "track and fix" mortgage

Due to the current uncertainty on the future movement of interest rates, John Charcol has launched a new "track and fix" mortgage.

06 Jul 2011

CEO urges renewed focus on life cancellation and persistency rates

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CEO urges renewed focus on life cancellation and persistency rates

Jason Butler, new CEO of Jump Money has urged all stakeholders within the life assurance market to work together to tackle the ongoing problem of cancellation and persistency rates

05 Jul 2011

Shapps calls for more 'mates mortgages' to help struggling first time buyers

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Shapps calls for more 'mates mortgages' to help struggling first time buyers

Housing Minister Grant Shapps will today call on lenders to offer 'mates mortgages' so younger first time buyers can club together and take their first step on the property ladder.

05 Jul 2011

OFT revokes debt management company licence

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OFT revokes debt management company licence

The OFT today announced that it has revoked the licence of debt management company, Parkgate UK Limited, after it sent a threatening letter to a debt collection agency.

05 Jul 2011

Y3S releases secured loan sourcing system

Y3S releases secured loan sourcing system

A new secured loan sourcing system for mortgage brokers and IFA’s will be available from today. miLoan broker was developed by Y3S Loans.

04 Jul 2011

Landlord Action sees rise in instructions against defaulting tenants

Landlord Action sees rise in instructions against defaulting tenants

Landlord Action see effects that rising unemployment and increased cost of living are having on the rental sector as their number of instructions against defaulting tenants has ris

04 Jul 2011

Aldermore launch two BTL mortgage products

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Aldermore launch two BTL mortgage products

New British bank Aldermore has launched two new BTL mortgage products.

04 Jul 2011

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