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Kent Reliance to accept a year’s self-employed accounts

Kent Reliance Building Society has ignited hopes of a return to competition in the self-employed sector after launching a mortgage for self-employed applicants with just one year’s accounts. The product is available only through BrightStar Financial and can be taken as interest-only or capital and interest repayment. The two-year discounted deal is available at 5.99% […]

Week in numbers

6 – The number of residential mortgage products Skipton Building Society is offering via brokers after relaunching a slimmed-down version of its range. 2.8 – The number of weeks the average rental property stood empty in 2011, down from 3.2 weeks in 2010, says Paragon Mortgages. £2bn – The amount of its government loan that […]

Choose life…

Sarah Scott  – Marketing Consultant, Royal London  This month sees the return of Renton, Sickboy, Begbie and Spud in the sequel to the film Trainspotting. Just over 20 years later, we return to see exactly how life treated the characters whose lifestyle was less than ideal back in 1996. Did they choose a job, choose […]


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