The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors predicts that the Scottish housing market will grow in 2008. Speaking at the Mortgage Business Expo Glasgow, David Stubbs, senior economist at RICS, said that while house prices were slowing across the UK, he expected the Scottish market to outstrip other parts of the country.
One of the fundamental questions asked by commercial lenders when assessing loan applications is whether the business is profitable and represents an acceptable risk.
Some 63% of Mortgage Strategy Online readers doubt that a code of conduct for packagers will help them improve their service to brokers. Just 37% think it would be beneficial. This week, Mortgage Strategy asks: “Do you support the recent proposal for an industry-funded compulsory insurance plan to help borrowers avoid repossession?” Q: Will a […]
N4 Solutions has appointed Henry Woodcock as client solutions consultant.N4, an Experian company that provides multi-channel distribution and technology software for the mortgage industry, says Woodcock will be responsible for evolving N4’s services and products. He joins the firm from TietoEnator, the IT solutions provider formerly known as AttentiV and Lynx Financial Systems, where he […]
Mosaic Mortgage Club has added Chelsea to its lender panel.It increases the total number of lenders available to the club’s 1,200 club members to 40, including those available through the club’s exclusive packager c2 financial.Tony Smith, managing director of Mosaic, says: “We are delighted to welcome Chelsea as the latest lender on our panel. Many […]
Thomas Smith, manager of the Neptune Latin America Fund Latin American equities have performed strongly so far in 2016, returning 27 per cent in sterling terms. Much of this move has been driven by newsflow from Brazil, with markets reacting positively to the government voting to impeach President Dilma Rousseff and on the hope of […]
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