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LendInvest appoints first Head of Distribution

LendInvest appoints first Head of Distribution

LendInvest has appointed Matthew Tooth as the company's first Head of Distribution.

30 Sep 2015

AToM partners with Hanley Economic BS

AToM partners with Hanley Economic BS

All Types of Mortgages, the Specialist Mortgage Packager/Distributor, has announced a new and exclusive relationship with Hanley Economic Building Society.

30 Sep 2015

Leeds BS launches lowest ever fixed rate

Leeds BS launches lowest ever fixed rate

Leeds Building Society has launched a short-term two year fixed rate mortgage at 1.45%, the lowest fixed rate in the Society's 140 year history.

30 Sep 2015

Number of mortgage products hits post-recession high

Number of mortgage products hits post-recession high

The total number of mortgage products has passed 15,000 for the first time since the recession as competition among lenders intensifies, according to Mortgage Advice Bureau.

30 Sep 2015

Remortgagors double ahead of potential rate rise

Remortgagors double ahead of potential rate rise

The number of borrowers remortgaging has doubled year-on-year over the past two months, as customers snap up record low mortgage deals before interest rates begin to rise.

30 Sep 2015

Does the current network model still work?

Does the current network model still work?

The news earlier this month that Tavistock Investments is to close its Financial Ltd network was, I'm sure, a surprise to some appointed representatives in the industry.

29 Sep 2015

Aegon appoints MD for direct offering

Aegon appoints MD for direct offering

Aegon has confirmed the appointment of Mark Till as Managing Director for Direct in response to the "changing needs of advised and non-advised customers in an increasingly digital world".

29 Sep 2015

TISA announces Retirement Policy Council chair

TISA announces Retirement Policy Council chair

TISA has announced that Jamie Jenkins, Head of Pensions Strategy at Standard Life, is to be the new chair of its Retirement Policy Council.

29 Sep 2015

Co-op Bank sells £1.65bn mortgage portfolio

Co-op Bank sells £1.65bn mortgage portfolio

The Co-operative Bank has announced the securitisation of an additional £1.65bn of its Optimum residential mortgages portfolio.

29 Sep 2015

Mark Graves joins The Right Mortgage Network

Mark Graves joins The Right Mortgage Network

The Right Mortgage & Protection Network has announced today that Mark Graves is set to join as a shareholder of the business alongside joint managing director, Martin Wilson.

29 Sep 2015

 

BoE: August approvals at 19-month high

BoE: August approvals at 19-month high

The number of mortgage approvals rose to 71,030 in August - the highest level since January 2014.

29 Sep 2015

Aldermore launches its lowest ever two-year fix

Aldermore launches its lowest ever two-year fix

Aldermore has announced rate changes on its range of buy to let and residential mortgage products, including the launch of the Bank's lowest ever two year fixed rate residential mortgage.

29 Sep 2015

Two-thirds unaware of upcoming savings changes

Two-thirds unaware of upcoming savings changes

The majority of British adults are unaware of important changes that could impact their savings habits.

29 Sep 2015

Three in ten remortgagors now fear rate rise

Three in ten remortgagors now fear rate rise

Almost three in ten remortgagors now believe interest rates are going up, an increase from 16% in February and 6% up from July's 22%.

29 Sep 2015

Lenders urged to address growing contractor market

Lenders urged to address growing contractor market

Around one in three contractors have struggled to be accepted for mortgages since switching from the security of a staff job, according to research from Kensington.

29 Sep 2015

FHL sponsors The Buy to Let Event

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FHL sponsors The Buy to Let Event

Foundation Home Loans has announced that it will be one of the joint sponsors at the upcoming Buy to Let Event organised by Buy to Let Club, which takes place at four venues across the country between 20th and 23rd October.

29 Sep 2015

Sesame's Lisa Martin to join LSL

Sesame's Lisa Martin to join LSL

Lisa Martin has left Sesame Bankhall Group to join LSL Property Services, just three weeks after replacing John Cupis as Director of Mortgages.

29 Sep 2015

L&G appoints Key as equity release adviser in growth push

L&G appoints Key as equity release adviser in growth push

Legal & General Home Finance has agreed a tied distribution deal with equity release adviser Key Retirement as it continues its growth push in the lifetime mortgage market.

28 Sep 2015

Partnership launches Enhanced Retirement Account

Partnership launches Enhanced Retirement Account

Partnership has announced the launch of its Enhanced Retirement Account which provides consumers with access to a guaranteed income while at the same time offering the flexibility of drawdown and an opportunity for investment growth.

28 Sep 2015

Aegon expands digital life insurance solution

Aegon expands digital life insurance solution

Aegon has improved its digital life insurance solution, Simply Life, in a bid to gain more acceptances from a wider number of clients.

28 Sep 2015

Retirees' £891bn property wealth to boost equity release

Retirees' £891bn property wealth to boost equity release

Retired homeowners have seen their property wealth grow by nearly £17.5 billion in the past three months as house prices continue to climb earning the average pensioner more than £1,200 a month, according to analysis from Key Retirement.

28 Sep 2015

CEBR: rate rise on hold until mid-2016

CEBR: rate rise on hold until mid-2016

New forecasts released today by the Centre for Economics and Business Research suggest that the Bank of England won't raise interest rates until the middle of next year, despite previous forecasts predicting a February rate rise.

28 Sep 2015

Berkeley Alexander expands London BDM team

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Berkeley Alexander expands London BDM team

General insurance provider, Berkeley Alexander, has announced the promotion of James Munro to Business Development Manager.

28 Sep 2015

Age Partnership to expand equity release adviser service by 25%

Age Partnership to expand equity release adviser service by 25%

Age Partnership says it has experienced "rapid growth" since launching its national face-to-face advisory service last year.

28 Sep 2015

Annual house price growth at two-year low

Annual house price growth at two-year low

August data from the Land Registry shows an annual house price increase of 4.2% - the slowest annual increase since November 2013.

28 Sep 2015

Precise revamps new build proposition

Precise revamps new build proposition

Precise Mortgages has revamped its new build residential and buy to let mortgage proposition.

28 Sep 2015

Axis Bank announces geographical expansion

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Axis Bank announces geographical expansion

Axis Bank will increase its BTL lending beyond the Home Counties as part of a planned expansion, more than doubling the number of counties the lender will now accept for BTL business.

28 Sep 2015

Former Paragon director joins P2P platform

Former Paragon director joins P2P platform

Landbay, the buy-to-let focused peer-to-peer mortgage lender, has announced the appointment of Paul Clampin as Chief Lending Officer.

28 Sep 2015

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