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Mortgageforce secure Persimmon panel deal

Persimmon, the UK&#39s largest new home developer, has appointed mortgage franchise operation Mortgageforce to panel manage its mortgage products.

Persimmon sells an average of 200 new homes per week across the UK and one or more of the new mortgage deals will be on offer to new Persimmon house buyers.

Mortgageforce has negotiated a range of 10 exclusive products funded by Woolwich, Royal Bank of Scotland and Abbey National.


Top men in the frame for head role at Mortgage Brain

Several prominent industry figures are believed to be in the running for the role of chief executive of electronic trading platform Mortgage Brain. Outgoing Exchange FS managing director Jim Gaskin, former AssureSoft director Mark Lofthouse, Screen Pages business development director Frank Eve and former IFonline sales and marketing director Mike Douglas are all believed to […]

Ways to repay

Harriet Williams, Helen McCormick, Ben Stafford and Robyn Hall investigate mortgage repayment options and find that, although investment-linked vehicles may have been suitable in the past, now, more than ever, advisers are turning to capital and interest repayment loans Reports of an economic downturn are more than rife. Last week, Halifax, the UKs largest mortgage […]

OFT cracks down on unfair lets

Guidance promoting &#39clearer and fairer&#39 agreements between landlords and tenants was launched by the Office of Fair Trading last week. The guidance is aimed at landlords, letting agents, housing advisors and other individuals who publish tenancy agreements in England and Wales. The OFT hopes the rules will clarify grey areas such as additional charges imposed […]

Mortgage Strategy roars ahead of its rivals

Mortgage Strategy has registered more readers in the past nine weeks than its rivals have in the past year. So far more than 4,000 mortgage professionals have registered to receive Mortgage Strategy. According to the most recent ABC certificates, 1516 readers have registered to receive Mortgage Introducer and 3506 readers have registered to receive Mortgage […]


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