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Nationwide reduces rates by up to 0.59%

Nationwide Building Society is lowering rates on its fixed and tracker deals. The biggest reduction of 0.59% has been made on its two-year no-fee fixed rate that is available to remortgage customers at up to 70% LTV.


Number of broker deals falls in March for first time in six months

Mortgage Brain and TrigoldCrystal have seen the first drop in the number of mortgage products available to brokers for more than six months. The number of live broker products listed on Mortgage Brain’s sourcing system dropped by 4% in March from 4,876 to 4,665, while intermediary-only deals fell 6% on TrigoldCrystal, from 3,510 in February […]


Welcome To The West Wing

Perhaps one of my favourite episodes of my favourite ever TV programme The West Wing was when Presidential candidates Jimmy Smits and Alan Alda went head-to-head in a US Presidential televised debate.


Sub-prime repossessions at lowest since 2005

Repossessions in UK sub-prime residential mortgage-backed securities declined to 1.48% of the outstanding balance in February 2010, a level last recorded in August 2005, according to Moody’s Investors Service.


Corrie star’s claims firm goes under

Ratio Money, the claims management firm where Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell worked as a director until recently, has ceased trading. Le Vell, who plays Kevin Webster in Corrie, joined the firm last April but is listed at Companies House as leaving Ratio on March 19 this year. Leonard Curtis Insolvency Practitioners is acting […]


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