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Run up

With the London marathon only a month away, nerves are jangling for hard-training Vanessa Blount, sales and marketing director at eConveyancer.

She took things easy last week, with just a 12-mile run on Sunday plus a mere 18 miles covered in the gym. Unfortunately, after seven days she’d put on 2lbs.

But it was a heavy eating week for Team Strategy too, as they collectively put on a stone.

Features ed Christine Toner sent her wooden leg in for repair on Thursday, which knocked 1lb off the total, but Mole was still left asking – who ate all the pies?


NDL conference: Brokers not holding on to clients

Tim Hague, managing director of BM Solutions says that it is seeing an increase in the number of cases coming to it that are being remortgaged by different brokers.He says that not so long ago it was seeing around 40% of the cases coming in for remortgages from a different broker that had placed the […]

MfB launches white label marketing support

Mortgages for Business has launched a new range of white label marketing support materials.It will allow MfB’s business partners to present information to clients with their own branding and contact details.The materials include an exclusive products brochure, a Keystone Mortgages product sheet and a mortgage best buy table.Nick Blunt, head of business partner development at […]

RBSIP hikes five-year rate

RBS for Intermdiaries is increasing the rate of its First Active five-year fixed rate remortgage range from 5.6% to 5.75%. The fix applies until April 30 2013 and features a £799 arrangement fee.

Base refusing new brokers

Base Commercial Mortgages is no longer accepting broker registrations.The lender says the decision has been made following a rapid increase in the number of new business enquiries being received, resulting from competitors withdrawing products and services from the commercial mortgage market. Base will continue to accept applications from brokers who are already registered but will […]


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