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M-Next shared ownership deal

Mortgage Next has launched a shared ownership discount mortgage funded by Ipswich. The deal is available via members of the Mortgage Next Network and directly authorised brokers registered with Mortgage Next Partners. It consists of a discount of 0.75% off the standard variable rate for three years from completion.


Fun Stuff

What’s your favourite restaurant? In Edinburgh I like Olorosso for its simple but interesting food, while in London its the Oxo Tower. What’s the most you’ve ever spent on dinner for two? When I left RBS it kindly paid for a meal for my wife and I. It cost £300 at Sketch in London. This […]

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 […]

The punishment fits the principle

Recent examples of FSA enforcement action show we must get used to complying with a justice system where the punishment fits the principle rather than the crime, says Bill Warren

Let’s take care

Buy-to-let is flourishing but brokers must ensure they cover all the advice angles with clients or there could be trouble ahead, says Andrew Frankish

Tackling the housing crisis will take more than money

The latest housebuilding figures from the Department for Communities & Local Government confirm the worst fears of many within the property industry. We are failing to address the housing shortage in any meaningful way. Let’s look at the number of housing ‘starts’, new housing projects where work has begun. In England, work has been started […]


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