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Labour loan shark plans blasted

Government proposals to protect vulnerable families from loan sharks are “hopelessly misguided”, says online comparison website


BM Solutions adds to mainstream and self-cert ranges

BM Solutions has today added a clutch of mainstream and self-cert products to its current ranges. The new products provide brokers with more options for their clients.Products available from BM Solutions mainstream range now include a two-year 3.89% fixed rate and a 3.75% two-year tracker, both available at 90% LTV. Additions to the self-certification range […]

UCB funds exclusive

UCB Home Loans is funding the launch of an exclusive two-year fixed self-cert mortgage with Openwork and Premier Mortgage Service. It is fixed at 4.99% (APR 6.7%) for two years and comes with a free standard valuation.

Estate Angels’ leads look like they could be made up to me

From Kevin Thornton I was interested to read the letter from Christopher Platt (Mortgage Strategy October 3) about buying leads. My first thought is, if these people were not looking for a mortgage is this not cold calling? I have recently been receiving an email per day offering me a lead from Estate Angels or […]

Nationwide encourages borrowers to fix for longer

Nationwide is to slash the reservation fee on its five and 10-year fixed rate mortgages later this week.The fees are dropping from 389 to 199 to encourage homeowners to fix heir monthly mortgage payments for longer.Mortgage holders can benefit from taking a fixed rate mortgage over a longer term. They can plan financially for a […]

India budget: BJP focuses on growth

By Kunal Desai, Head of Indian Equities

With markets kept open on Saturday, finance minister Arun Jaitley delivered a promising budget focused on growth and decentralisation. While many complained about a six-day working week, there was much to be pleased about and the markets rallied in the afternoon to finish in the green.


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