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PInk appoints BDM

Pink Home Loans has appointed Lisa Broomfield as business development manager for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Broomfield joins Pink from BM Solutions, where she held the position of business development manager for the same region.

Previously, she worked for traded endowment company Beale Dobie and for Legal & General as a business development manager for Scotland.


It&#39s time to kick out the kickbacks

Some time ago I was talking to the marketing director of a sub-prime lender that I now know promotes and uses deferred marketing allowances as a tool to build volume via packagers. At the time I didn&#39t have the faintest idea DMAs existed. Call me naïve but due to Optoma&#39s almost exclusively prime positioning we […]

Exclusive: Thomas joins Opus

Paul Thomas, who quit as chief operating officer of Mortgages PLC on March 31, is joining the board of Opus Commercial as managing director. Mortgage Strategy exclusively revealed in December last year that Thomas, 48, was leaving the specialist lender. On joining Opus Commercial he is to take responsibility for turning the company&#39s commercial arm […]

Is the £70m deal a sign of things to come?

The revelation last week that a London property had been sold for a record- breaking £70m illustrated the buoyancy of the housing market once again. While the sale of the Kensington Palace Gardens home to steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal may be in a different league to virtually all other UK property deals it does at […]

Packager Knight Funding announces 100% business growth

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