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xit2 moves into conveyancer fraud prevention

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xit2 moves into conveyancer fraud prevention

xit2, the mortgage and property data exchange specialist, has announced the launch of a new service to cut down fraud committed by solicitors against lenders.

13 Sep 2011

Blemain Finance and Flexible Finance join forces

Blemain Finance and Flexible Finance join forces

Specialist Distributor Flexible Finance LTD has joined forces with Blemain Finance to further strengthen its panel offering.

13 Sep 2011

Bridgewater introduce client checklist to application forms

Retirement

Bridgewater introduce client checklist to application forms

Bridgewater Equity Release, the home reversion specialist, has today introduced a new client checklist for inclusion in all its application forms.

13 Sep 2011

HML achieves second rating agency upgrade

Mortgages

HML achieves second rating agency upgrade

HML, has been awarded an upgrade to Above Average for its special servicing by Standard & Poor’s, which means no other UK servicer holds a higher rating for primary or special mort

13 Sep 2011

Precise Mortgages Cuts its Pricing

Mortgages

Precise Mortgages Cuts its Pricing

Precise Mortgages, the specialist intermediary lender, has today launched a new range of Near Prime mortgage products.

13 Sep 2011

ST TRINITY ASSET MANAGEMENT SECURES ISO ACCREDITATION

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ST TRINITY ASSET MANAGEMENT SECURES ISO ACCREDITATION

St Trinity Asset Management has secured ISO 9001:2008 accreditation for residential property asset management and part exchange.

13 Sep 2011

Paymentshield joins the Largemortgageloans.com Partnership Programme

Paymentshield joins the Largemortgageloans.com Partnership Programme

Largemortgageloans.com, the specialist large loans broker, has announced a new agreement with Paymentshield to deliver its large loan referral services to their members as part of

13 Sep 2011

FSA publishes mortgage lending data

Mortgages

FSA publishes mortgage lending data

The Financial Services Authority today published its latest Mortgage Lending Data for the United Kingdom covering the period Q2 2011.

13 Sep 2011

Investment Sense gives consumer access to SIPP information

Savings & Investments

Investment Sense gives consumer access to SIPP information

The problem - There is a lack of information, easily accessible by consumers, on SIPPs.

13 Sep 2011

Inflation rate increases to 4.5%‎

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Inflation rate increases to 4.5%‎

Inflation figures released today show the Consumer Prices Index rose during August from 4.4 per cent to 4.5 per cent, report moneyfacts.co.uk.

13 Sep 2011

 

Offset mortgages offer an effective savings vehicle

Mortgages

Offset mortgages offer an effective savings vehicle

With high inflation and low savings rates, savers are losing money in real terms and this is further exacerbated by the tax deductions.

13 Sep 2011

Debt collection agency has licence revoked

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Debt collection agency has licence revoked

Tribunal upholds OFT decision to revoke consumer credit licence.

13 Sep 2011

1000 register for Y3S sourcing system

1000 register for Y3S sourcing system

From its official launch date on 4 July this year, miLoan broker, the online sourcing system for secured loans that is operated by Y3S Group has today confirmed that over 1000 brok

13 Sep 2011

LeadsList offer debt leads

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LeadsList offer debt leads

LeadsList today updated its real-time leads market with a new type of lead - Debt Leads.

12 Sep 2011

CML: Mortgage lending highest since August 2010

Mortgages

CML: Mortgage lending highest since August 2010

Overall lending for house purchase rose by both volume and value in July compared to the previous month, according to data released today by the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

12 Sep 2011

Capital raising drives BTL remortgaging

Mortgages

Capital raising drives BTL remortgaging

Landlords raising capital to fund portfolio expansion are driving the growth in buy-to-let remortgaging, Paragon Mortgages’ research has revealed.

12 Sep 2011

(BIBA) has relaunched its website

Protection

(BIBA) has relaunched its website

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has relaunched its website as a central resource for members, along with its new ‘Find a Broker’ search to promote insurance brokers to c

12 Sep 2011

State pension age could rise earlier

Retirement

State pension age could rise earlier

The Government is considering bringing forward the date that the state pension age will rise to 67, report moneyfacts.co.uk.

12 Sep 2011

People in debt being 'exploited' by rogue advice companies

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People in debt being 'exploited' by rogue advice companies

People who are struggling with massive debt are having their situation made worse by ‘rogue’ Debt Management Companies who exploit their difficulties with high fees, poor advice an

12 Sep 2011

Landlord Assist slams empty homes ruling

Landlord Assist slams empty homes ruling

Landlord Assist, the nationwide tenant eviction firm, is concerned that the UK could be braced for a rise in squatters should councils across the UK be forced to release details of

12 Sep 2011

Seven guilty in investment fraud

Savings & Investments

Seven guilty in investment fraud

Seven men are facing jail after being convicted at Ipswich Crown Court for their roles in a boiler-room fraud that pulled in over £8 million, report the SFO.

12 Sep 2011

Mortgage approvals hit 15 month high

Mortgages

Mortgage approvals hit 15 month high

Purchase approvals reached a 15 month high in August thanks to loosening lending criteria and an uptick in high loan to value lending, reveals the latest e.surv Mortgage Monitor.

09 Sep 2011

Abbey for Intermediaries launch new exclusive products

Mortgages

Abbey for Intermediaries launch new exclusive products

Abbey for Intermediaries have launched two new exclusive products.

09 Sep 2011

Housing policy: what can it hope to achieve?

Mortgages

Housing policy: what can it hope to achieve?

The recent Housing Market Analysis report commissioned by the National Housing Federation, hit the headlines with significant impact, report the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

08 Sep 2011

Remortgage activity improves

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Remortgage activity improves

Residential mortgage valuation activity was virtually unaffected by the usual August slowdown, according to the latest Housing Market Activity Report by Connells Survey and Valuati

08 Sep 2011

CML’s future housing conference

Mortgages

CML’s future housing conference

It's time to take stock – at the CML’s future housing conference

08 Sep 2011

borro and Intrinsic announce partnership

borro and Intrinsic announce partnership

borro, the short term asset lender, has joined the panel of Intrinsic Financial Services, to offer its unique lending facilities to Intrinsic’s advisers.

08 Sep 2011

BoE maintain bank rate for 30th month, industry response

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BoE maintain bank rate for 30th month, industry response

Bank of England maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 billion.

08 Sep 2011

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