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Rates slashed on Partners range

GMAC-RFC has slashed the rates on its Partners fixed rate products following a review. The range now offers a buy-to-let product with a rate starting from 5.39% for a two-year fixed deal.


Terraced houses rise in price

Terraced houses have seen the greatest increases in price over the past 10 years, research by Halifax Estate Agents reveals. Over the past decade, the average terraced house price has risen by 239%. Semi-detached house prices rose 95% while flats and maisonettes have increased in value by 87%.

Packagers must do their own thing

There was a lot of speculation that 2006 would see the demise of packagers. Most people in the industry would have to agree that this proved to be far from the case.

Profits underpin UK banks’ growth

Profit growth in wealth management, investment banking and international markets have been key factors in the growth of UK banks, KPMG’s UK financial institutions performance survey reveals.

PTFS unveils 110% buy-to-let deal

Personal Touch Financial Services has teamed up with BM Solutions to launch an exclusive buy-to-let deal with 110% rental calculation.


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