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Blue Pearl receives grant of permission from the FSA

Richard Richmond, managing director at Blue Pearl, says: “We are delighted to receive our grant of permission, being one of the first networks to receive this is a great feeling and puts us on a stronger footing for the challenges ahead.”



Yorkeshire reduces three-year fix

The rate for borrowers moving home has reduced from 5.39% to 5.10%, currently the cheapest three-year deal available. The society&#39s three-year fixed rate for borrowers who are just moving their mortgage has been reduced from 5.69% to 5.15%. The arrangement fee for both these mortgages has been maintained at £495. As with all Yorkshire mortgages, […]

Dashboard joins AMI

Chris Cummings, director of AMI, says: “We are delighted to welcome Dashboard Software as an affiliate member of AMI. We are pleased that such a forward-looking company recognises the need to support the mortgage intermediary&#39s trade association. “The FSA is listening to AMI&#39s views on regulation and we are achieving this level of influence thanks, […]

Vesta secures full FSA permission

The grant of permission under part IV of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 means that Vesta will be an authorised organisation from Mortgage Day, October 31. The notification follows Vesta&#39s minded to approve letter which it received early last month. Mark Leaper, managing director of Vesta Money, says: “All our hard work on compliance […]

Property Investor Show delves into psyche of buy-to-let investors

The show says that much like other long-term commitments, such as getting married or taking a new job, it is important to make sure that you are making the right decision. Among other factors, this can come down to whether a particular form of investment suits your personality. Those who like risky ventures should look […]


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