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Repossessed houses sell fastest in South East

Mortgages

Repossessed houses sell fastest in South East

The Charlbury Group has revealed a regional disparity in how long it takes repossessed houses to sell.

06 Feb 2014

Specialist loans distributor adds Head of Compliance

Specialist loans distributor adds Head of Compliance

The UK’s largest specialist loans distributor, Enterprise Finance, is pleased to announce a new addition, Jackie Steel, to its fast-growing team.

06 Feb 2014

Liberty SIPP announces partnership with Barclays Stockbrokers

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Liberty SIPP announces partnership with Barclays Stockbrokers

The SIPP provider Liberty SIPP has announced a partnership with Barclays Stockbrokers.

06 Feb 2014

Masthaven Bridging completes £6m of loans on deadline day to remember

Masthaven Bridging completes £6m of loans on deadline day to remember

Masthaven Bridging Finance had a deadline day to remember when they completed on £6million of bridging loans in one day.

06 Feb 2014

Housing transactions hit 1m for first time since 2007

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Housing transactions hit 1m for first time since 2007

According to the latest House Price Index from Halifax, housing activity continues on an upward trend, with transactions last year exceeding one million for the first time since 2007.

06 Feb 2014

Masthaven upgrades online case tracker

Masthaven upgrades online case tracker

Masthaven Secured Loans has launched the latest enhancements to its broker support service with a range of upgrades to make the management of ongoing cases easier for brokers and their clients.

06 Feb 2014

Registration opens for NACFB Commercial Finance Expo

Registration opens for NACFB Commercial Finance Expo

The NACFB has today announced that registration is now open for its fifth show, which will take place on 25th JUne.

05 Feb 2014

Protection products are needed after mortgage approval leap

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Protection products are needed after mortgage approval leap

Mortgage approvals increased by 20% in 2013, the Bank of England has revealed, and with this comes an increased need for protection products according to insurance provider Paymentshield.

05 Feb 2014

Mortgage Brain app now available on Windows phones

Mortgages

Mortgage Brain app now available on Windows phones

UKMortgages, Mortgage Brain’s mobile app, which promotes brokers and mortgage products to consumers, is now available on Windows 8 and Windows Phone devices.

05 Feb 2014

Halifax completes 1,000 Help to Buy mortgages

Mortgages

Halifax completes 1,000 Help to Buy mortgages

Over one thousand homebuyers have now completed on the purchase of their new homes, buying their properties with Halifax Help to Buy mortgages.

05 Feb 2014

 

One Savings Bank joins with Phoebus Software & Kent Reliance

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One Savings Bank joins with Phoebus Software & Kent Reliance

Phoebus Software Limited has signed a five year deal with One Savings Bank.

05 Feb 2014

New banking reforms will require careful regulation

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New banking reforms will require careful regulation

SPECIAL FEATURE: Julian Korek, CEO and Founding Member at Kinetic Partners, the global professional services firm

05 Feb 2014

Source announces RSA join Landlord Insurance Panel

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Source announces RSA join Landlord Insurance Panel

This week Source Insurance have announced the arrival of RSA to the Landlord Insurance Panel to join current providers Towergate, Zurich and Landlord’s Choice.

05 Feb 2014

Competition hots up as Central Trust extends into Northern Ireland

Competition hots up as Central Trust extends into Northern Ireland

Secured loan lender, Central Trust, has announced it is extending the reach of its products and services to Northern Ireland and the Scottish Isles, making it the third lender to move into Northern Ireland since the start of the credit crunch.

05 Feb 2014

Prestige Finance introduces 'roving underwriter'

Prestige Finance introduces 'roving underwriter'

Prestige Finance, the intermediary focused secured loan lender, part of OneSavings Bank, has appointed Janet Frame as a roving underwriter.

05 Feb 2014

Former RBS chief Hester to lead RSA Insurance

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Former RBS chief Hester to lead RSA Insurance

RSA Insurance Group today announced the appointment of ex-RBS chief Stephen Hester as Group Chief Executive and a Director of the Company with immediate effect.

05 Feb 2014

Oakwood completes rebrand as Pepper UK

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Oakwood completes rebrand as Pepper UK

Following the announcement in September that Oakwood Global Finance and Engage Credit Limited had been acquired by Pepper Group, the company has now completed the integration by combining the businesses under the Pepper name.

05 Feb 2014

Keystone rolls out two new ranges up to 80% LTV

Mortgages

Keystone rolls out two new ranges up to 80% LTV

Keystone Buy to Let Mortgages has launched two product ranges – Classic and Premier – to cater more closely to the changing borrowing needs of landlords.

05 Feb 2014

88% expect more secured loans business under new regulation

88% expect more secured loans business under new regulation

88% of brokers are expecting to write more secured loan business when consumer credit regulation comes into effect in April, a recent broker survey has discovered.

05 Feb 2014

First Complete launches roadshows encouraging brokers to share best practice

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First Complete launches roadshows encouraging brokers to share best practice

First Complete has just launched its first series of roadshows of the year for its members. Called 'kick off meetings', they will be taking place around the UK, looking at the opportunities and challenges facing brokers over the coming year.

04 Feb 2014

New lender and provider awards launched by Paradigm

Mortgages

New lender and provider awards launched by Paradigm

Paradigm Mortgage Services, the mortgage services proposition, has today launched its new Lender and Provider of the Month Awards which will be voted for by its DA Partner members.

04 Feb 2014

Intermediaries report increased mortgage business in Q4

Mortgages

Intermediaries report increased mortgage business in Q4

The average number of mortgages being introduced by intermediaries to lenders was up by 7% in Q4 2013, in comparison with Q3 according to the latest research from buy-to-let specialist Paragon Mortgages.

04 Feb 2014

Leeds BS introduces low-fee remortgage at 2.09%

Mortgages

Leeds BS introduces low-fee remortgage at 2.09%

Homeowners looking to remortgage and reduce their monthly repayments are being offered a new low-fee mortgage from Leeds Building Society at a competitive rate of 2.09% fixed for two years.

04 Feb 2014

Omni Capital launches development finance range

Omni Capital launches development finance range

Providers of short and medium-term residential property finance, Omni Capital, has unveiled details of its new development funding product.

04 Feb 2014

Barclays' Jenkins refuses £2.7m bonus

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Barclays' Jenkins refuses £2.7m bonus

Barclays Group CEO Antony Jenkins has refused his bonus for the second year in a row, citing the 'very significant costs' the group has faced this year as the reason.

04 Feb 2014

Hinckley & Rugby joins forces with Police Mutual

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Hinckley & Rugby joins forces with Police Mutual

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has joined forces with Police Mutual to offer mortgages to its 200,000 members.

04 Feb 2014

AMI takes on first law firm member

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AMI takes on first law firm member

Supplier of mover conveyancing services, myhomemove, has become the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries' first legal services company to join the organisation as an Affiliate Member.

04 Feb 2014

Magellan drops rates on sub-prime mortgage range

Mortgages

Magellan drops rates on sub-prime mortgage range

Magellan Homeloans, the specialist lender which launched into the UK intermediary market in August last year, has passed on lower cost of funding to more closely target the credit repair market.

04 Feb 2014

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