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LendInvest ups proc fees for NACFB registered brokers

Specialist lender LendInvest is upping procurement fees for NACFB registered brokers. The lender currently offers 1 per cent proc fee as standard for bridging deals but is increasing this to 1.2 per cent exclusively for NACFB registered brokers. LendInvest currently partners with the NACFB to run property development academies for brokers. The lender says the […]


First Ami fellowship awarded to Stephen Smith

The Association of Mortgage Intermediaries has created a new membership class to recognise individuals who have contributed in an exceptional way to the trade body. The new membership class was announced at last night’s annual Ami dinner where former head of Legal and General Mortgage Club Stephen Smith (pictured) was awarded the first fellowship. Ami chief […]


Precise introduces limited edition BTL range

A range of new five-year fixed rate buy-to-let products has been introduced by Precise Mortgages. The products, which the specialist lender has said are limited-edition, are available at 3.49 per cent with a product fee of 1.5 per cent and at 3.59 per cent with a product fee of 1 per cent up to 75 […]


Octane hires Sheahan from Kent Reliance

Specialist lender Octane Capital has hired Dominic Sheahan as senior business development manager for the South West. Sheahan joins from Kent Reliance where he held a similar role and prior to that, worked at Metro Bank, also as a BDM. Octane Capital, known as a ‘third generation’ lender launched in May 2017 and has grown […]

Vida Homeloans hires three key account managers for the South

Vida Homeloans has appointed three new key account managers for the South. Sarah Hartwell joins as key account manager from The Mortgage Lender and will be developing Vida’s distribution in the South West. Hartwell has also previously held roles at the Portman Building Society, Nationwide and The Mortgage Works. Former Bank of Ireland corporate account manager […]