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PMPA unveils four deals

The Professional Mortgage Packagers Alliance has introduced four products via The Mortgage Business. The first two PMPA offers are options within TMB’s Self 85 product that allows self-certification of income to a maximum LTV of 85%. The two other products are on offer within TMB’s House to House product. Both of these are two-year trackers, each with a maximum LTV of 85%.


D&D Homecare launch online product reporting

D&D Homecare, the general insurance distributor arm of the Swansure Group, has launched an online reporting system for both its standard accident sickness and unemployment policies and its new three4free products. This system will instantly show brokers their monthly and single premium policies and commission reports and details of all their policies whether they are […]

TMO chosen as sole packager

The Mortgage Alliance has chosen The Mortgage Operation to be its sole packager.

Sourcing systems can’t handle B2L

It is becoming increasingly difficult for mortgage advisers to keep on top of the buy-to-let market, with new lenders venturing into the sector, constant rate and criteria changes, incentives such as free valuation and free legals and even 100% rental calculations. How can advisers find the best products for their clients?

£1M starter homes by 2020

The average first-time buyer could be paying a shocking £1m for their home in as little as 14 years.Stroud & Swindon says it has found that if the present growth trends of house prices and incomes continue, first-timers will find their dream first home reaching the £1m mark in 14 years’ time.The £1m starter home […]

Reforming India: just the beginning

By Kunal Desai, Neptune India Fund

As global investors continue to scour emerging markets through the lens of reform potential, India shines bright. Indeed, we think it can sparkle even brighter. We anticipate India’s self-imposed 10-year ‘policy holiday’ to turn into one of the most pro-growth and pro-investment policy calendars seen in Asia in years. The Indian electorate has engineered a historic verdict. We now have the strongest Indian government since 1984, with the pro-market Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) achieving an absolute majority for the first time in the party’s history.


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