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Fee-free products added by Godiva

Godiva Mortgages has launched two fee-free products in its buy-to-let and self-cert ranges.

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US street gangs take to mortgage fraud

The FBI has revealed that street gangs have begun committing mortgage fraud in the US.In an exclusive interview with Mortgage Strategy, Scott Borshears, supervisory special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, says it has had to change its crime-fighting tactics to catch fraudsters usually more associated with drugs and guns.Borshears says typical mortgage fraudsters […]

Moneysupermarket.com moves closer to float

The prospects of price comparison site moneysupermarket.com moved a step closer this week after co-founder Duncan Cameron was bought out for 162 million. Cameron agreed to sell most of his 47% stake to a company controlled by moneysupermarket.com chief executive and fellow founder Simon Nixon.The website is thought to want a listing on the London […]

Brokers confident about coming year, says Paragon

Brokers’ exectations for growth in mortgage business over the next year remain strong despite interest rate rises, research by Paragon Mortgages reveals.On average, brokers predict that business will increase by more than 6% over the next year, which is the highest expected rise since 1999.Nearly 70% of the financial advisers questioned said that recent interest […]

Beacon appoints sales director

Beacon Homeloans has appointed Clive Willson as sales director.The sub-prime lender has also appointed Beverley Morris as head of sales.Andrew Townsend, group managing director at Beacon, says: I am delighted to announce Clive and Bevs appointments to these roles within Beacon Homeloans. They have both contributed enormously to the development of Beacon Homeloans, and am […]

A modern horror story

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