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Quick Bridge to launch at Expo

Quick Bridge is to launch its bridging service at the London Mortgage Business Expo at Earls Court this week. As part of the launch package the company will give away a Sony PSP to every broker that successfully completes a deal before December 14. Brokers should visit www.quick bridge.com to register.

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Advantage develops website

Advantage has made developments to its website, e:lect, by enhancing its functionality and registration process.e:lect provides online binding decisions, online applications and online kits.The registration process has been simplified to ensure immediate access to the site, and improved navigation with extra tools such as prompts to remember a users password. Additional functionality enhancements enable existing […]

Favouring B2L is unfair on first-timers

Abbey hit the headlines earlier this month with the news that it is to offer up to 5 x borrowers’ salary because income is not keeping up with spiralling house prices.

Asia’s residential markets under perform

Asia’s residential property markets have performed poorly, a report from the Global Property Guide reveals.Matthew Montagu-Pollock, publisher of the Global Property Guide, says: “There have been few less profitable investments than Asian residential property over the past decade.“And if the present construction boom continues across Asia, the next decade isn’t going to be much fun […]

Buy-to-let investors to take advantage of fixed rates

Lee Grandin, managing director of Landlord Mortgages, the specialist buy-to-let broker says more investors will be moving onto fixed rate deals, following the interest rate rise to 5%. He says: “The effect of this increase will of course be felt by those who invest in residential property. We have already seen how some lenders have […]

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