Norwich Union says the equity release market needs more high street providers, greater competition and a wider range of products to grow.
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The government has rubbished accusations by the Conservatives that it is compiling a Big Brother-style electronic database covering every home in the country. The database will accompany the government’s forthcoming national identity card and children’s databases and can hold an unlimited number of photographs. Almost 500,000 has already been spent on digital cameras to photographically […]
Openwork, the multi-tie network, is running a lead generation pilot with Nethouseprices.com, the UKs largest free listing sales and house valuation site. All links from the site for financial advice on mortgages and protection link through to Openwork and the leads are then distributed amongst advisers taking part in the pilot. Nethouseprices.com advertises homes free […]
Easier2move has released the results of its Home Information Pack awareness index, revealing a worryingly lack of HIP knowledge amongst estate agents.The index revealed that the number of estate agents who were unable to describe with some degree of accuracy what a HIP is rose to 27% up from 20% in June. The majority of […]
The societys standard variable mortgage rate will increase by 0.25% from September 1, 2006.Tipton & Coseley is to pass on the 0.25% increase in full on every tier of every variable rate account. Chris Martin, chief executive at Tipton & Coseley, says: We are intent on providing our members with a safe and secure home […]
Health cash plan provider Health Shield is hitting the road during March on its annual area meetings tour of the UK.
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