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Retirement Villages increases portfolio in £13m deal

Retirement Villages increases portfolio in £13m deal

Retirement Villages Ltd as increased its portfolio of operating Villages to 12, with the addition of Avonpark near Bath in a deal worth £13 million.

23 Nov 2010

Brokers against dual pricing & direct only deals

Mortgages

Brokers against dual pricing & direct only deals

New survey from Coventry Intermediaries shows brokers vote against dual pricing and direct only deals

23 Nov 2010

Your Mortgage Decisions reports offset uplift

Mortgages

Your Mortgage Decisions reports offset uplift

Your Mortgage Decisions has reported an uplift in demand for offset mortgage deals over the second half of 2010.

23 Nov 2010

One in five businesses fearful of their debt levels

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One in five businesses fearful of their debt levels

One in five businesses (19%) are worried about the amount of debt they currently owe to their creditors, according to research by insolvency trade body R3.

23 Nov 2010

Mortgage approvals fall

Mortgages

Mortgage approvals fall

The British Bankers’ Association has revealed a fall in the number of new mortgages approved.

23 Nov 2010

NACFB industry awards winners announced

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NACFB industry awards winners announced

Held on the 18th November at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole, the NACFB Award winners were announced at the end of a hugely successful Gala Dinner.

23 Nov 2010

Will 2011 be the year of the fixed remortgage?

Mortgages

Will 2011 be the year of the fixed remortgage?

The ongoing economic turbulence throughout 2010 left the ‘fix or float your mortgage' debate rather one sided, say first direct.

23 Nov 2010

Help your clients in the clean-up

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Help your clients in the clean-up

In the wake of the floods that swept through parts of Cornwall this week, Assurant Intermediary offers some tips to intermediaries with clients in the area.

22 Nov 2010

Landlord campaign reaches Downing Street

Landlord campaign reaches Downing Street

The "Rebalancing the Law" campaign has moved one step closer to realising its aim of having the current legal system for tenant eviction changed.

22 Nov 2010

Precise Mortgages launches first range for home owners

Mortgages

Precise Mortgages launches first range for home owners

Precise Mortgages, the non bank mortgage lender, today launches its first product range for home owners.

22 Nov 2010

 

Personal Insolvency Conference deemed to be a Great Success

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Personal Insolvency Conference deemed to be a Great Success

The Insolvency Practitioners Association has just held its inaugural Personal Insolvency Conference in Manchester.

22 Nov 2010

Landlords celebrate falling arrears & rising rents

Landlords celebrate falling arrears & rising rents

Landlords had reason to celebrate in October as tenant arrears dropped significantly and rents rose for the ninth consecutive month, according to LSL Property Services

19 Nov 2010

Proprerty cheaper to buy than to rent

Proprerty cheaper to buy than to rent

New research from property search website Zoopla.co.uk reveals that renting a home is now more expensive than buying across 80% of Britain.

19 Nov 2010

Positive response to MMR paper

Mortgages

Positive response to MMR paper

Speakers and attendees at Paradigm Mortgage Services’ first Mortgage Market Review workshop have given a ‘broadly positive’ initial reaction to the recently published FSA paper on

19 Nov 2010

Co-operative Bank provides boost for FTBs

Mortgages

Co-operative Bank provides boost for FTBs

The Co-operative Bank and Britannia are providing a further helping hand to first time buyers by cutting the rate on their two year fixed 90% mortgage.

19 Nov 2010

Abbey for Intermediaries reduce mortgage rates

Mortgages

Abbey for Intermediaries reduce mortgage rates

Abbey for Intermediaries are making some changes to its mortgage range effective from tomorrow, 19th November 2010.

18 Nov 2010

Gross mortgage lending remains unchanged

Mortgages

Gross mortgage lending remains unchanged

Gross mortgage lending in October was an estimated £12.4 billion, unchanged from September, according to the CML

18 Nov 2010

Banks urged to improve buy-to-let deals

Banks urged to improve buy-to-let deals

Landlord Assist believes the shortage of rental properties can only be addressed if banks ease their lending restrictions and improve their buy-to-let deals.

18 Nov 2010

first direct introduces its lowest ever 2 year fixed rate mortgage

Mortgages

first direct introduces its lowest ever 2 year fixed rate mortgage

In July first direct woke up the remortgage market for small and medium sized mortgage borrowers by having one £99 fee across its entire mortgage offering.

18 Nov 2010

TMW enhances prime mortgage range

Mortgages

TMW enhances prime mortgage range

The Mortgage Works made a number of additions to its Prime Residential Mortgage range.

18 Nov 2010

BIBA’s Steve White, named Compliance Personality of the Year

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BIBA’s Steve White, named Compliance Personality of the Year

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s Head of Compliance & Training, Steve White has won the Compliance Personality of the Year award at the prestigious Complinet Compliance

18 Nov 2010

UK public debt continues upward ascent

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UK public debt continues upward ascent

Data released today by the Office for National Statistics showed that public sector net borrowing excluding financial interventions was £10.3 billion in October 2010

18 Nov 2010

Borrowers in difficulty need continuing government support

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Borrowers in difficulty need continuing government support

Borrowers in difficulty need continuing government support, say the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

17 Nov 2010

Low mortgage availability biggest threat to agents

Mortgages

Low mortgage availability biggest threat to agents

The majority of estate agents (52%) say the lack of mortgage finance for first time buyers poses the single biggest threat to their business

17 Nov 2010

New licence to help consumers choose qualified estate agents

New licence to help consumers choose qualified estate agents

A licence for estate agents is today introduced for the first time in a major push to raise standards in the industry.

17 Nov 2010

BSA calls for Gov debate on future of mortgage market

Mortgages

BSA calls for Gov debate on future of mortgage market

The BSA has responded to the FSA's Responsible Lending Consultation

16 Nov 2010

Brokers should choose their partners carefully

Mortgages

Brokers should choose their partners carefully

Goldsmith Williams, the direct conveyancing firm, says that mortgage brokers should choose their partners carefully, if they are to avoid becoming unwittingly involved in mortgage

16 Nov 2010

Looking at alternative sources

Looking at alternative sources

After the best part of three years in a difficult market, ingenious brokers are looking for alternative sources of finance for their clients.

16 Nov 2010

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