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Come and join the fun at It’s a Knockout contest

Mortgage Strategy is offering one lucky reader the chance to enter a 10-person team free of charge in its upcoming It’s a Knockout competition.

The competition is taking place on Friday July 14 at Kempton Park Racecourse where contenders will be pitted against the great and the good of the mortgage industry.

The event will feature activities ranging from quad biking to driving pilot buggies, with a Moulin Rouge-themed dinner in the evening thrown in for good measure.

All you have to do is email Vanessa Tole at to be entered into a lucky dip from which one lucky winner will be picked.


Out of town

SmartNewHomes says rising London prices could be pushing buyers at the lower end of the market out of the capital.

Dashboard links up to Claritys web system

Claritys market leading web based mortgage intermediary system will be available to all Dashboard Software and Dashboard Lite users.Clarity provides a range of tenant referencing products and rent guarantee insurance policies. As a launch special offer, Clarity is offering a six month rent guarantee policy combined with an advanced tenant reference for 99.95, which normally […]

Bananas deal targets people in sub-prime arrears

Borrowers with sub-prime mortgage arrears are being targeted with a product from Bananas Inc. The product, which is funded by High Street Home Loans, will lend up to 85% LTV to people with arrears of any amount and offers three-year fixed rates from 7.29% and free legal services. It comes with loadings for self-cert and […]

GE appoints two business development managers

GE Money Home Lending has appointed two business development managers, Emma Maxwell and Karen Rodrigues, to support its ambitious growth and development plans. Maxwell joins GEMHL from Skipton where she worked as a business development manager for the London area. Previously, she worked for Royal Bank of Scotland and Halifax. In her new role, she […]

Why we all need to back the housing underdog

The UK loves an underdog. There is something irresistible about the story of the little guy standing up to the established players and leaving them with a bloody nose, whether it is Henry Cooper putting Muhammad Ali on the mat or the Wallabies trouncing the Kiwis in rugby. At the Conservative Party conference, LendInvest championed […]


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