Jake Carter

Jake Carter is News Editor of Mortgage Introducer, Bridging Introducer and Specialist Finance Introducer

Suros Capital has launched an alternative short-term lending facility, which is available through intermediaries.

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It is estimated that 1.09 million individuals looking to purchase a property within the next 12 months have adverse credit.

Revolution

LendInvest will now offer desktop valuations for its short-term loan products, where physical valuations are not possible.

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The Labour Party is calling on the government to support the creation of 400,000 jobs, under what the party calls ‘Build it in Britain’.

The average rental price in London has dropped by 5.2% between Q3 2019 and Q3 2020, according to Zoopla’s rental market report.

Over three quarters, 77%, of Brits find faults with their homes after moving in, according to data collected by comparethemarket.com.

Investec appoints BDM

Investec has appointed Laura Parker (pictured) as a business development manager.

The increased use of technology, as a result of the lockdown, could mean the conveyancing process moves from an emphasis on the buyer and caveat emptor to vendor disclosure, it has heard at a roundtable by Council for Licensed Conveyancers.

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One in 10 landlords intend to purchase buy-to-let properties, up from 3% at the end of 2019, according to research from Simply Business.

complaints

The Financial Ombudsman Service received 68,735 complaints in the second quarter of the financial year, up 19% on Q1.