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London property prices will keep rising

London property prices will keep rising

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20 May 2014

NACFB Commercial Expo reaches over 100 exhibitors

NACFB Commercial Expo reaches over 100 exhibitors

The NACFB Commercial Finance Expo has had to be extended twice for 2014 and now has 102 Exhibitors at the NEC on June 25th.

20 May 2014

The Mansfield extends 95% mortgage across England & Wales

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The Mansfield extends 95% mortgage across England & Wales

Having successfully introduced a 95% discounted rate mortgage in its local area, The Mansfield Building Society has opened the product up to brokers and customers across England and Wales.

20 May 2014

Valuations drop in April as MMR lands

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Valuations drop in April as MMR lands

Housing market activity stabilised in April as new mortgage affordability rules came into place, according to chartered surveyors Connells Survey & Valuation.

20 May 2014

IMLA appoints new Deputy Chairman & Director

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IMLA appoints new Deputy Chairman & Director

IMLA has appointed Richard Tugwell, Director of Intermediary Relationships at Virgin Money as its new Deputy Chairman and Paul Darwin, Head of Intermediary Sales at Skipton Intermediaries as a Director.

20 May 2014

Precise Mortgages expands sales team

Precise Mortgages expands sales team

Precise Mortgages, the specialist lender, has recruited two more National Sales Managers to help support its key mortgage brokers.

20 May 2014

Paragon's BTL business increases 167%

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Paragon's BTL business increases 167%

Paragon Group, the parent company of specialist buy-to-let lender Paragon Mortgages, has today announced its interim results for the period 1 October 2013 to 31 March 2014.

20 May 2014

Secured lending sees April dip as new regulation kicks in

Secured lending sees April dip as new regulation kicks in

According to the Secured Loans Index by Loans Warehouse, April figures dipped compared to March - but still show encouraging growth with an increase of more than 18% on April 2013.

20 May 2014

95% five-year fix launched by Monmouthshire BS

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95% five-year fix launched by Monmouthshire BS

Monmouthshire Building Society is launching a new range of five year fixed rate house purchase and remortgage products ready for the start of the summer.

19 May 2014

Housing bubble biggest threat to economy: Mark Carney

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Housing bubble biggest threat to economy: Mark Carney

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, said at the weekend that the British housing market has 'deep, deep structural problems'.

19 May 2014

 

John Jenkins appointed CEO at Capital Bridging Finance

John Jenkins appointed CEO at Capital Bridging Finance

Short term funding specialist Capital Bridging Finance Limited has appointed John Jenkins as CEO.

19 May 2014

Metro Bank launches SME Finance brand

Metro Bank launches SME Finance brand

Metro Bank today announces the launch of the new Metro Bank SME Finance brand, following the acquisition of SME Invoice Finance and Asset Finance in August 2013.

19 May 2014

NAPF reshuffle makes two new senior positions

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NAPF reshuffle makes two new senior positions

The National Association of Pension Funds has appointed Jackie Wells as Head of Policy and Research and Alison Binks as Head of Business Development.

19 May 2014

Adviser-built wrap Nucleus reports record quarter

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Adviser-built wrap Nucleus reports record quarter

Nucleus, the adviser-built wrap today announces its Q1 2014 trading update, revealing the business’ best quarter ever. Inflows for the first three months of 2014 totalled £514m (£373m 2013) which represented an increase of 38% on 2013.

19 May 2014

Funding Circle reach £53m lending milestone in Q1

Funding Circle reach £53m lending milestone in Q1

Funding Circle reached a major milestone in Q1 of this year, with thousands of investors lending £53 million to small businesses across the country.

19 May 2014

Consumers underestimate required pension pot

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Consumers underestimate required pension pot

New research from Partnership reveals that some people will be planning their later life finances on false premises around their assets and longevity.

19 May 2014

House prices jump 3.6% in May

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House prices jump 3.6% in May

The price of property coming to market this month is up by a national average of nearly £10,000 (+£9,409), according to the latest house price index by Rightmove.

19 May 2014

SimplyBiz adds Complete FS to panel

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SimplyBiz adds Complete FS to panel

SimplyBiz Mortgages has improved its packager partner offering after undertaking an extensive review of the market and in response to increasing demand from members.

19 May 2014

Growing mortgage debt threatens UK economy, says report

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Growing mortgage debt threatens UK economy, says report

A new report on consumer credit by independent research company Verum Financial Research says the UK economy is risking a major downturn due to unsustainable levels of household debt.

19 May 2014

Select & Protect offers 25% commission for mortgage brokers

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Select & Protect offers 25% commission for mortgage brokers

To celebrate the re-launch of its Introducer service for mortgage brokers, general insurance provider Select & Protect is offering an exceptional 25% year one commission on all converted leads referred until 7th June 2014.

19 May 2014

P2P lender goes public

P2P lender goes public

Today sees the public launch of Landbay, an exciting new peer-to-peer finance option for the UK’s frustrated savers and investors who have long struggled to secure low risk returns at rates above inflation.

19 May 2014

Simon Carr, Director of Second Charge Loans, Precise Mortgages

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Simon Carr, Director of Second Charge Loans, Precise Mortgages

We chatted to Simon Carr, Director of Second Charge Loans at Precise Mortgages about changes in regulation within the industry.

16 May 2014

LV= creates new team to lead development in retirement products

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LV= creates new team to lead development in retirement products

Retirement specialist LV= has created a dedicated research and development team to develop new products and innovative solutions designed to help consumers benefit from the new pensions landscape which was announced in the Budget.

16 May 2014

Skipton increases mortgage rates following high demand

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Skipton increases mortgage rates following high demand

On Monday 19th May Skipton Building Society will be re-pricing some of its two, three and five year fixed rate residential mortgage range, following unprecedented demand.

16 May 2014

Payday loan companies warned to raise advertising standards by FCA

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Payday loan companies warned to raise advertising standards by FCA

The findings come as FCA statistics show that 1 in 5 adverts from consumer credit firms fell short of the FCA’s financial promotion expectations - although most firms were quick to make changes once the shortcomings were pointed out.

16 May 2014

Rent rises fall to just 0.6%, less than half the latest rate of inflation

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Rent rises fall to just 0.6%, less than half the latest rate of inflation

Rent rises across England and Wales have slowed to less than half the current rate of inflation, according to the latest Buy-to-Let Index from LSL Property Services plc.

16 May 2014

Provide mortgage protection automatically, British Money urges lenders

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Provide mortgage protection automatically, British Money urges lenders

British Money is calling for High Street lenders to prevent first time buyers from falling into arrears by automatically including mortgage protection within their mortgage offer.

16 May 2014

Broker optimism soars to highest level in 5 years

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Broker optimism soars to highest level in 5 years

Confidence in the mortgage market has rocketed to its highest level since Q2 2009 when the survey began as intermediaries become increasingly positive about its overall outlook according to Halifax.

16 May 2014

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