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Aldermore launch two BTL mortgage products

Mortgages

Aldermore launch two BTL mortgage products

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

04 Jul 2011

Landlords positive about future of BTL

Mortgages

Landlords positive about future of BTL

CHL Mortgages has today announced the results of its annual Landlord Survey and revealed growing positivity from sector participants about the outlook for buy-to-let.

04 Jul 2011

TBMC launches two new buy-to-let exclusives

TBMC launches two new buy-to-let exclusives

TBMC the buy-to-let and commercial mortgage specialist, has launched two new exclusive buy-to-let mortgage products with Hinckley & Rugby Building Society.

04 Jul 2011

BOE publishes Housing Equity Withdrawal figures

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BOE publishes Housing Equity Withdrawal figures

Bank of England has today published the Housing Equity Withdrawal figures.

04 Jul 2011

RICS UK Commercial Market Survey - provisional results

RICS UK Commercial Market Survey - provisional results

London office space continues to outperform the rest of the UK according to the provisional results from the RICS UK Commercial Market Survey.

04 Jul 2011

UK house sales slump in June

Mortgages

UK house sales slump in June

The housing market in the UK took a backward step in June with both house sales and new ‘For Sale’ listings making double digit falls, according to the latest Agency Express Proper

04 Jul 2011

Chelsea Building Society launch paperless online mortgages

Mortgages

Chelsea Building Society launch paperless online mortgages

Chelsea Building Society has announced the launch of a new online mortgage facility to compliment their existing branch and telephone products.

04 Jul 2011

Credit Action releases July bebt statistics

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Credit Action releases July bebt statistics

Money education charity Credit Action has released the July debt statistics, a monthly release which details the level of debt in the UK.

01 Jul 2011

NACFB Commercial Finance Expo 2011 ‘huge success’

NACFB Commercial Finance Expo 2011 ‘huge success’

The National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers has hailed the second Commercial Finance Expo as a huge success as over 900 delegates attended the show yesterday.

01 Jul 2011

Nationwide reduces fixed rates & trims trackers

Mortgages

Nationwide reduces fixed rates & trims trackers

Nationwide is to reduce the majority of its fixed and tracker mortgage rates by up to 0.65% from today, Friday 1 July 2011.

01 Jul 2011

 

Abbey launch key account exclusives

Mortgages

Abbey launch key account exclusives

Abbey for Intermediaries are launching new Limited Offer All Key Account exclusives, available for one week only.

01 Jul 2011

Debt management companies target Quidco cashback customers

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Debt management companies target Quidco cashback customers

Which? Money has found that debt management companies are using cashback website Quidco to target consumers struggling with debt, which may encourage them to apply for fee-charging

30 Jun 2011

AToM launch BTL 3.99% 2 year fixed Exclusive

Mortgages

AToM launch BTL 3.99% 2 year fixed Exclusive

All Types of Mortgages Ltd is pleased to offer a 3.99% two year fixed Buy to Let exclusive product from the Hinckley & Rugby Building Society.

30 Jun 2011

Newlife launches Two New Home Reversion Plans

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Newlife launches Two New Home Reversion Plans

Newlife has launched two new Home Reversion products – the Optimum plan and the Options plan.

30 Jun 2011

RICS: Why it always pays to have a survey

Mortgages

RICS: Why it always pays to have a survey

RICS reminds buyers of the importance of a home survey.

30 Jun 2011

Co-operative re-enters long term fixed mortgage market

Mortgages

Co-operative re-enters long term fixed mortgage market

The Co-operative Bank and Britannia will re-enter the long term fixed rate mortgage market this week, with the introduction of a new 10 year fixed rate range.

30 Jun 2011

Tiuta PLC sponsor ‘Offshore Solutions for Property Landlords’ event

Tiuta PLC sponsor ‘Offshore Solutions for Property Landlords’ event

Tiuta PLC has today announced sponsorship of an event focusing on the offshore solutions currently available to property landlords and the variety of finance options that can be ut

30 Jun 2011

Barclays Sells £460m of private equity funds to Axa

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Barclays Sells £460m of private equity funds to Axa

Barclays agrees to sell a portfolio of approximately €520 million (£460 million) of private equity fund interests to AXA Private Equity.

30 Jun 2011

68% of Private Equity houses plan to invest in UK Financial Services

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68% of Private Equity houses plan to invest in UK Financial Services

Financial Services are back in the game as private equity houses look to invest in them in the coming year report Grant Thornton.

29 Jun 2011

Lending rose £1.3 billion in May

Mortgages

Lending rose £1.3 billion in May

Total lending to individuals rose £1.3 billion in May, similar to the previous six-month average of £1.2 billion, report the Bank of England.

29 Jun 2011

Rise in rental income continues

Rise in rental income continues

Almost a third of landlords (29%) said that their rental income increased during Q2 2011, research carried out by buy-to-let mortgage specialist Paragon has revealed.

29 Jun 2011

mortgage indemnity scheme to help homebuyers

Mortgages

mortgage indemnity scheme to help homebuyers

The Scottish Government has agreed to support the development of an innovative scheme to help first-time buyers and others aspiring to purchase a new home.

29 Jun 2011

first direct launch ‘Limited Edition’ Capped Tracker Mortgage

Mortgages

first direct launch ‘Limited Edition’ Capped Tracker Mortgage

first direct has launched a new 3 year ‘Limited Edition' Capped Tracker mortgage in response to mortgage borrower uncertainty regarding interest rate rises and their consequent imp

29 Jun 2011

Platinum Portfolios achieves corporate chartered status

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Platinum Portfolios achieves corporate chartered status

Perspective Financial Group Ltd, the national IFA Group, has today announced that another of its firms, Platinum Portfolios, has achieved Corporate Chartered status.

29 Jun 2011

Lenders consult on separate representation by conveyancers

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Lenders consult on separate representation by conveyancers

The CML is now consulting with members and others on a draft set of instructions for conveyancers representing the lender – but not the borrower – in house purchase transactions.

29 Jun 2011

Help for borrowers must balance the interests of firms and consumers

Mortgages

Help for borrowers must balance the interests of firms and consumers

The help that lenders offer borrowers when they go through a period of financial difficulty must work in the interests of both the firm and the consumer, report the Council of Mort

29 Jun 2011

Personal Debt Helpline launch Free Breakfast seminar

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Personal Debt Helpline launch Free Breakfast seminar

The Personal Debt Helpline are running a FREE breakfast seminar on July 21st from 8.30am – 10.30am.

29 Jun 2011

Rocketing rents trigger surge in arrears

Rocketing rents trigger surge in arrears

The number of tenants in severe financial difficulty has climbed rapidly in the last quarter, with nearly 8,700 more tenants over two months in arrears, report Templeton LPA.

28 Jun 2011

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