Saffron for Intermediaries has launched two, 2-year fixed rate 85% LTV products in the self employed and contractor range.
Royal London has upgraded its critical illness plans in a move that will see increased payments for adults and children.
The data and insight partnership will initially focus on prospective first-time buyers.
Mansfield’s proposition includes a 2-year fixed rate mortgage available up to 95% loan to share (75% LTV) with no completion fee and a free basic valuation.
Sellers in Barking and Dagenham are currently achieving 112% of their asking price on average.
The average house price across Britain has climbed by almost £24,000 in the last year, just shy of the average annual net earnings of £25,266.
Legal & General has established a phased roll-out of the portal and will be inviting advisers to sign up over the coming weeks.
The new BDM will support brokers in the AL (St Albans), E (East London), EN (Enfield), HP (Hemel Hempstead), IG (Ilford), LU (Luton), N (North London), NW (North West London), RM (Romford) and WD (Watford) postcode areas.
Tom Baigrie, founder and chief executive of LifeSearch, said: “We are very proud of what we have achieved in the last year. It’s the result of significant investment in our people, our brand and in our technology, digital infrastructure and operational efficiency.”
Damien Druce, commercial director at Black & White Bridging, said: “With Lyn’s arrival, our senior management team is now complete for the next phase of Black & White’s development.”