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BM Solutions named top buy-to-let lender

The Council of Mortgage Lenders has named BM Solutions as the top buy-to-let lender for the first half of 2006, measured by gross advances.

This sees BM beating off Bradford & Bingley subsidiary, Mortgage Express and the Paragon Group into second and third place respectively.

Tim Hague, director at BM Solutions, says: “BM securing the top buy-to-let lending position is down to the fact that not only do we provide market leading products but we back up those deals with five star service and support.

At BM it is always our priority to listen to what brokers want and make sure we provide tools to make their lives easier.”


We must keep the big picture in mind

People seem to be getting used to the idea that Home Information Packs will not include compulsory Home Condition Reports. The general opinion seems to be that this is a good thing and people are certainly not as hostile towards HIPs as they were a few weeks ago.

Delivering Customer Focused Change key to TCF

Delivering Customer Focused Change will be the theme for the next Treating Customers Fairly masterclass.The final programme has been developed to look at the key issues surrounding the delivery of treating customers fairly and the changes in culture and behaviour that this demands. This will be the second TCF masterclass to be given by the […]

Housing market looking good, says RICS

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors says the June 2006 price index from the Department of Communities and Local Government shows housing market conditions are good. Figures released by the DCLG show house prices rose 5.2% from year ago levels in June 2006, compared to 5.6% in April and a recent low of 1.6% last […]

Pink sees big rise in business for MPLC

Pink Home Loans has seen a substantial rise in packaged business for its lender partner Mortgages plc. Applications in June represented an increase of 155% compared with January’s figures and a 61% rise compared with the same period last year. Pink’s packaging department is working to a 24-hour turnaround on all new mortgage applications, post […]


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