FEATURED NEWS

Equity release boost for the buy-to-let market

August 21, 2017

With the ability to unlock wealth from multiple properties now available, equity release could be just the boost the buy-to-let market needs.

Fifth of brokers expect base rate rise by end of 2017

August 18, 2017

However, a majority of 76% believe there’ll be no increase in 2017. 


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Intrinsic spices up panel with Pepper

August 18, 2017

Intrinsic will market Pepper Homeloans’ full range of residential and buy-to-let mortgage products.

Accord launches £495 fee remortgages

August 18, 2017

The deals include 2-year fixes at 1.42% at 65% loan-to-value (LTV), 1.46% at 75% LTV and a rate of 1.55% for those with a 20% deposit.

Scottish house prices continue to rise

August 18, 2017

The annual increase of 4.6% north of the border is well above the 3.3% in England and Wales recorded in June.

West Sussex most attractive place for retirement

August 18, 2017

Dorset and East Sussex make up the rest of the top three most attractive retirement counties for pensioners.

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David Coleman joins Positive Lending as regional account manager

August 17, 2017

Coleman has worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years in various sales, management and consultative roles.

Pepper adds Paradigm as distribution partner

August 17, 2017

Paradigm will market Pepper's full range of residential and buy-to-let mortgage products.

Mansfield reports record mortgage lending in H1

August 17, 2017

Overall mortgage assets rose by 3.7% to £268m in the first half of 2017.

Raymond Abbott named as Scottish Building Society chairman

August 17, 2017

Abbot replaces Rob Golbourn who will remain as non-executive director until he retires in October.

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Blogs

Mortgage Introducer

Record sales for the French property market

French properties are selling quickly.

Tony Ward

Our great housing problem

Britons are buying and selling houses less frequently than they once did.

Mark Dryden

Waking up to consequences of ignoring the GDPR

Within the financial services sector, already fatigued by a constant rhythm of regulatory changes, there might be the temptation to sit back when it comes to GDPR,

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Tony Ward

Why a transition period makes perfect sense

Clarity, please; let’s have some clarity.

Simon Conn

Mistakes to avoid when buying property abroad

I've seen a surge in enquiries from people looking to buy abroad in August and September in Spain, France, Portugal, Italy, southern Cyprus, USA and Turkey.

Jonathan Sealey

Transparency is good for business

Any fee or payment must be clear and declared at the outset, so that the borrower knows exactly how much it will cost, both upfront and over the course of the bridging loan.

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