Finance 4 Business wins two SFI awards

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October 26, 2016

F4B won Best Broker: Commercial and Commercial Distributer of the Year at the event held in Buddha Bar, Knightsbridge, Central London.

Mortgage broker blasts ‘zombie’ buy-to-let lenders


October 26, 2016

After the credit crunch he reckoned lenders shunned professional landlords that refurbish properties them and instead turned to those looking to make a quick profit.

Openwork adds Hodge Lifetime to panel

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October 25, 2016

Hodge will provide Openwork advisers access to its 55+ mortgage, an interest-only residential home loan.

Third Heathrow runway will hit surrounding house prices


October 25, 2016

The government approved the third runway today.

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Brokers report swell of remortgage business after Brexit

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October 25, 2016

Three quarters (73%) of brokers expect gross mortgage lending to expend beyond £225bn in 2017 and a quarter (24%) reckon it will surpass £235bn.

Principality launches case tracking service

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October 25, 2016

The service, called Brokerpoint, splits the application into five stages: submitted, underwriting, offered, awaiting completion and complete, informing brokers exactly where the application is.

Castle Trust appoints BDM for East Anglia

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October 25, 2016

Stephenson covers Chelmsford, Colchester, Cambridge, Ilford, Romford, Hertford, Luton, Milton Keynes, Stevenage and Southend-On-Sea.

Together wins two SFI awards


October 25, 2016

Together was named Bridging Lender of the Year, whilst Marc Goldberg, commercial CEO, won a special Service to the Industry Award, acknowledging his longstanding contribution to the specialist finance sector.

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Matthew Tooth

How we’re challenging challenger banks

With short-term lending, time is of the essence.


Pete Thomson

The mortgage market isn’t for contractors

There will be 60 million freelancers, contract workers and temps in the US by 2020, that’s more than 40% of the workforce, and there is every reason to think the UK will follow the same trend.


Derek Le

London compared to Vancouver

If London wants to reduce the number of foreign buyers it can learn from the effects of Vancouver’s tax.

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Mortgage Introducer

SPECIAL FEATURE: Remortgage market creating more opportunities

The third quarter this year will soon see the back of some late summer sunshine but I’m sure that we’re all hoping for activity to heat up after the usual July/August lull within the UK mortgage market.

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Tony Ward

Brexit confusion is getting worse

Sadly all things Brexit-related seem to have gone from bad to worse.


Emma Coffey

It’s the right time to target Right To Buy

Like any government policy, the RTB scheme is tangled with a long list of T&Cs, exemptions and jargon not always understood by most.

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