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Bridging arrangement

Affirmative has linked up with mortgageforce to support its growth in the bridging loans market.

Mortgageforce has a referral arrangement with Affirmative so bridging loans will be available to the whole of its franchise network.


MI unveils Abbey semi-exclusive

Mortgage Intelligence has launched a semi-exclusive Abbey product which has a fixed rate of 5.19% for two years. The deal is for loans up to £500,000 for purchase and remortgage and has

Tories reveal patio tax plan

The Conservative Party has exposed evidence that the government plans to tax people on the appearance of their homes. A Freedom of Information Act request has uncovered an 80-page government manual illustrating every type of home and instructing taxmen to grade homes for tax purposes. The Tories warn that people could be taxed more for […]

TCF website offers brokers help with MPPI

A website designed to support intermediaries in treating customers fairly has published mortgage payment protection insurance guides and checklists which brokers can download and use in their business. The site,, designed has a tips and tools section is designed to help brokers avoid unfair practice when selling MPPI by ensuring they ask appropriate questions […]

HoC selects MortgageStream

Home of Choice has chosen MortgageStream as its case management system, removing the need for brokers to re-key data into different systems. Richard Coulson, chief executive of HoC, says: “The clarity and flexibility of this system is what we have been searching for.”


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