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Reversions closer to regulation

Safe Home Income Plans has welcomed the news that the government has taken another step toward the regulation of home reversion schemes. Parliamentary moves mean Royal assent for legislation could be granted by the end of the year, speeding up the consultation process. This could be completed in Q3 2006 with regulation in place by early 2007.

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Money Partners lists its product range on Mortgage Brain

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Paymentcare backs OFT’s PPI investigation

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