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CAB warns on bailiffs’ power

Citizens Advice has warned that upcoming legislation will give bailiffs the power to forcibly enter domestic premises to recover debts. It is pressing for bailiffs to be regulated and safeguards to ensure entry is only used as a last resort.

MT offers secured loans incentive

The Mortgage Times Group has introduced 60% gross commissions on secured loans for brokers. Payam Azadi, head of marketing at MT, says: “Our secured loans division is thriving and this deal will encourage members to offer these products.”


Quickbridge offers Porsche prize

Quickbridge is offering introducers the chance to win a Porsche 911 Turbo driving experience. Brokers who submit bridging cases by April 2 will be entered to a draw and the successful broker will win the opportunity to drive the car over the Easter weekend. The draw will be made by Mortgage Strategy deputy editor Robert […]

AHIPP says there is no shortgage of energy assessors

The Association of Home Information Pack Providers says that its reaserch has shown that there is not a shortage of energy assessors.The HIP association says that firms training or employing home inspectors and domestic energy assessors firmly believe there will be over 2,500 people qualified to deliver Energy Performance Certificates by June.It is estimated that […]

Crackdown on crime

The regulator is focussing on mortgage fraud and will come down hard on bad apples amd firms that do not have the appropriate checks and balances in place, says Stephanie Spicer

Loans move towards the mainstream

It is said that you can tell when an activity has become popular, whether it is in sport or business, because someone feels the need to form a committee and give that activity a structure and rule book.


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