Direct Financial Services has changed its senior management structure. Founders Malcolm Davidson and Alex Knaggs will become joint managing directors. They will steer the direction of the group’s activities, which cover mortgage packaging, financial advice, estate agency and property investment.
Paymentshield has come under further criticism from rival product providers for axing renewal commission to brokers who are no longer regulated to sell general insurance.Lee Titcumb, managing director of Centrepoint Insurance Services, says brokers who have sold the pro-ducts in good faith should have their commission entitlements honoured, irrespective of whether they are still regulated.He […]
If brokers want to ensure a steady pool of new clients they must use the internet either by having their own interactive website through which clients can get in touch if they need advice, or through a lead generator sourcing leads from the internet for them.
Stroud & Swindon has launched a new range of two-year fixed rate products.The first of its range is a two-year fixed rate at 5.09% fixed rate until February 28, 2009, then Bank Of England Base Rate plus 0.99% for life of product. It also has a maximum loan to value of 90%, and early redemption […]
New funding techniques have been central to the boom in mortgage lending over the past 10 years. While they generally do not impact directly on the daily lives of intermediaries, it is important that we all have a basic awareness of the pro-cesses involved.
By Simon Halifax, senior marketing consultant For a few years now, mortgage advisers have probably been warning their clients that there’s only one direction that the interest rate is going and that’s up (well, I know mine has!). However, the financial landscape changed when the UK voted to leave the European Union last month and […]
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