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Berkeley Alexander adds to commercial team

Natasha Boyne Berkeley Alexander
1 hour ago

Mark Hutchings, managing director of Berkeley Alexander, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Natasha to the team. She has a solid commercial insurance background and experience working with some leading brokers in the market."



Majority of brokers see rise in second charge refurbs

house purchase
2 hours ago

When asked about their outlook on the future, brokers who specialise in the second charge mortgage market were nearly three times more confident on the outlook for the lending environment for the rest of the year, compared to the end of 2020.

Mortgage Introducer September 2021


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Holiday lets in 2022 – still a strong option

2 hours ago

It’s possible to book an overseas holiday for 2022 but will you be able to go? Such uncertainty continues to fuel staycation popularity creating ongoing opportunities for holiday let lending.





Buckinghamshire expands portfolio

asking price mortgage guarantee
8 hours ago

Home from Home is the first new addition to the Buckinghamshire Building Society mortgage portfolio – a proposition which gives people the opportunity to own a second holiday home and rent it out for up to 90 days each year as a holiday let.


Are we entering a new boom period for property investors?

Thu 16 Sep 2021

Despite the many obstacles from central and local government that have been designed to limit the ambitions and growth of landlords and property investors, buy-to-let mortgage borrowing has recently reached a record high.


Stamp duty holiday: what next for mortgage brokers?

Thu 16 Sep 2021

Buying a property is the biggest financial transaction most people will make. The majority will save for years to get onto the housing ladder and, with many determined to take advantage of the government’s stamp duty holiday, we have seen a huge surge in property purchases in the last year.


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COVID fuels change of long-term care plans

canada life care
Fri 17 Sep 2021

Alice Watson, head of marketing, insurance at Canada Life, said: “The pandemic has prompted people to re-evaluate what is most important to them, so it isn’t surprising that the over-60s are considering their later-life care plans."



Platform launches 0.79% product

website launch
Fri 17 Sep 2021

Fred Sharp, director of mortgage distribution at The Co-operative Bank, said: “We continue to review our product range to ensure that we’re offering the most competitive rates and best value mortgage options."


Positive signs for remortgage market
Nick Chadbourne LMS remortgage completions

Thu 9 Sep 2021

We can all be guilty of choosing the easy option every now and again, when it comes to both our lives and our finances. But mortgage borrowers could be short-changing themselves by opting for product transfers with their existing lender, rather than searching the market.


‘School year’ for housing market about to kick off again

Mon 6 Sep 2021

September always feels like a ‘new year’ even if we are just four months away from the actual end of one. It must be something to do with school days and going back to that feeling of wearing a new uniform which tended to look new for all of a few days.


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