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Leeds BS launches fixed rate cashback deal

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Leeds BS launches fixed rate cashback deal

A new three year fixed rate mortgage - with a competitive rate of 3.24% and £1,000 cashback - is being launched by Leeds Building Society on Tuesday, 23rd September.

22 Sep 2014

ezbob to demonstrate commercial loan decisions in hours

ezbob to demonstrate commercial loan decisions in hours

ezbob is looking to show brokers how easy it is to get up to £50,000 of funding for SME clients when they come to its stand at the second Financial Services Expo in London.

22 Sep 2014

Average price of flat up £50,000 in ten years

Average price of flat up £50,000 in ten years

The average price of a flat in the UK has risen by nearly £51,000 (£425 per month) from £157,172 in 2004 to £208,169 today, according to latest research from Halifax.

22 Sep 2014

Select & Protect showcases new home insurance product at expo

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Select & Protect showcases new home insurance product at expo

GI provider Select & Protect will be showcasing their new home insurance product at this week’s Financial Services Expo in Old Billingsgate, London.

22 Sep 2014

Rents hit all-time high as market approaches autumn peak

Rents hit all-time high as market approaches autumn peak

Rents have eased slowly up to reach an all-time record high as the rental market approaches its autumn peak, according to the latest Buy-to-Let Index from Your Move and Reeds Rains.

19 Sep 2014

Suffolk Life research reveals adviser preference for simple drawdown

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Suffolk Life research reveals adviser preference for simple drawdown

Suffolk Life has revealed research confirming advisers’ preference post-April 2015 is to use drawdown in a relatively simple way.

19 Sep 2014

Lloyds Bank cuts rates by up to 0.31%

Lloyds Bank cuts rates by up to 0.31%

Lloyds Bank has today cut rates on a wide range of mortgages for homemovers, first time buyers and remortgage customers.

19 Sep 2014

Leeds makes cuts of up to 0.40% on BTL

Mortgages

Leeds makes cuts of up to 0.40% on BTL

Leeds Building Society is reducing rates on some buy to let mortgages by up to 0.40% and introducing new five year fixed rate deals.

19 Sep 2014

Master broker Vantage celebrates 10 year anniversary

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Master broker Vantage celebrates 10 year anniversary

Vantage Finance is this month celebrating a significant milestone as it reaches its 10 year anniversary.

19 Sep 2014

FTBs willing to wait for first home to avoid giving up luxuries

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FTBs willing to wait for first home to avoid giving up luxuries

First time buyers will give up on a new car and cut down on holidays when saving for their dream home – but they insist on looking good and hanging on to their hair and beauty regime.

19 Sep 2014

 

Home ownership only available to the wealthy if trends continue, NHF warns

Mortgages

Home ownership only available to the wealthy if trends continue, NHF warns

Only the wealthiest of the next generation will be able to buy a home if current trends continue, warns the National Housing Federation, as a report shows that FTBs now have to pay, in real terms, ten times the deposit needed in the early 1980s.

19 Sep 2014

£1m+ brand Quantum unveiled by Bridgebank Capital

£1m+ brand Quantum unveiled by Bridgebank Capital

Bridgebank Capital has launched a new dedicated ‘large loans’ brand; Quantum by Bridgebank Capital.

19 Sep 2014

Brokers say lenders should adopt smartphone tech

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Brokers say lenders should adopt smartphone tech

80% of brokers say that being able to send information to lenders using their smartphones would improve the mortgage or loan process.

18 Sep 2014

Housing Minister takes action to provide new homes in London

Mortgages

Housing Minister takes action to provide new homes in London

Housing Minister, Brandon Lewis, today took steps to ensure that empty and redundant office space in the London Borough of Islington can continue to be converted into new homes for Londoners.

18 Sep 2014

Commercial investors at home in Northern Home Counties and East Anglia

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Commercial investors at home in Northern Home Counties and East Anglia

[Blog from Tom Clark, Regional Development Manager, Commercial Mortgages, Shawbrook]

18 Sep 2014

ASTL Conference a great success as bridging finance 'more accessible'

ASTL Conference a great success as bridging finance 'more accessible'

The Association of Short Term Lenders increased the number of attendees at its annual conference by 20% compared to last year.

18 Sep 2014

Mortgage lending slows down in August: CML

Mortgages

Mortgage lending slows down in August: CML

The Council of Mortgage Lenders estimates that gross mortgage lending reached £18.6 billion in August.

18 Sep 2014

Tenet combats the financial burden of PII

Tenet combats the financial burden of PII

Tenet is working hard to combat the financial burden of PI for its members and has written to them this week to confirm a number of positive outcomes regarding their PII renewal.

18 Sep 2014

Santander reduces rates across fixed rate products

Mortgages

Santander reduces rates across fixed rate products

On Friday 19 September, Santander will be reducing the rates on a number of exclusive mortgages available to existing current account holders.

18 Sep 2014

Number of mortgage products soars to five-year high

Mortgages

Number of mortgage products soars to five-year high

Competition between mortgage lenders saw the number of products available on the market leap by 9% to reach record levels in August, according to the National Mortgage Index from Mortgage Advice Bureau.

18 Sep 2014

MetLife deal adds 930 advisers to Openwork

MetLife deal adds 930 advisers to Openwork

MetLife and Openwork have agreed to the transfer of up to 930 of MetLife’s self-employed advisers and a new distribution agreement in respect of MetLife’s Accident Protection product.

17 Sep 2014

Brightstar sponsors UK Sepsis Trust Inaugural Charity Ball

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Brightstar sponsors UK Sepsis Trust Inaugural Charity Ball

Celebrities, supporters and those affected by Sepsis joined together on Friday 12th September for the glittering UK Sepsis Trust Inaugural Charity Ball.

17 Sep 2014

Newgate Compliance successfully completes first FCA application

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Newgate Compliance successfully completes first FCA application

Newgate Compliance, the independent compliance consultancy firm co-founded by former FCA Regulators Martin Herriot and Aron Brown, has completed its first FCA application successfully without delays and beating all timing expectations.

17 Sep 2014

Precise unveils lending criteria for self-employed

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Precise unveils lending criteria for self-employed

In its campaign to help self-employed borrowers, Precise Mortgages, the specialist lender, has today launched its new lending criteria for self-employed people.

17 Sep 2014

Metro Bank cuts rates on its 5-year fixes

Mortgages

Metro Bank cuts rates on its 5-year fixes

From today, high street bank Metro Bank is reducing rates on its residential 5 year fixed rate mortgages by 20bps.

17 Sep 2014

Hinckley & Rugby launches exclusive 2.5% BTL for TBMC

Mortgages

Hinckley & Rugby launches exclusive 2.5% BTL for TBMC

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has today launched an exclusive buy to let mortgage with TBMC, the buy to let and commercial mortgage specialist.

17 Sep 2014

Hope Capital offers enhanced proc fees

Hope Capital offers enhanced proc fees

Hope Capital is offering a 50% enhanced procuration fee from 23rd September throughout the month of October to celebrate its third birthday.

17 Sep 2014

Could group sessions boost retirement advice?

Retirement

Could group sessions boost retirement advice?

According to a nationwide survey of financial advisers by Prudential, advisers view small group sessions as a potential way to provide useful face-to-face retirement advice.

17 Sep 2014

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