BDS Secured Loans has seen 50% growth in its business this year. In December 2007 the lender moved into the black and this momentum has carried into Q1 2008.
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Application fees on the best buy fixed-rate mortgage deals have nearly doubled in the past year, claims Mform.co.uk.
Conveyancing firm Barnetts Solicitors is urging the industry to look beyond the interest rate drop and recognise that it is actually lender criteria that is driving the housing market.
There’s little for brokers to feel bullish about right now but one of the few bright spots for developing new business – providing debt solutions to clients – is in danger of being hijacked by companies that have neither the expertise nor the required knowledge of the broker sector.
Customers buying overseas aren’t protected by regulation so brokers must refer them to specialists to shield them from a variety of dangers, says Jane Ayliff
Value stocks have significantly underperformed growth stocks in Europe in the past decade. However, Rob Burnett, manager of the Neptune European Opportunities Fund, believes we are now approaching an inflection point. Watch the video below to find out more. In the video, Rob discusses: How low inflation and loose monetary policy since the global financial […]
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