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New home prices

New home prices fell last month by 1.6% from 258,581 to 254,374, says SmartNew Homes. com.


c2-Financial eyes staff axed by Purely Mortgages

c2-Financial says it is eager to employ some of the 19 staff that have been axed by Purely Mortgages. Last week it was unveiled that the brokerage, partly owned by Vincent Tchenguiz, shed 19 of its 45 sales staff as part of a restructuring of the firm. The 19 staff worked at the Agilisys contact […]

How the base rate rise ruined my day

Quite a few brokers will join me in having egg on their faces following the surprise decision by the Monetary Policy Committee to raise the base rate. This is my story.

Enterprise Finance appoints operations director

Enterprise Finance has promoted Daniel Waters as its operations director. Waters is now responsible for all the day to day operations of Enterprise Finance and its new, branded subsidiaries. Enterprise Finance has recently started to forge branded arrangements with networks, just as its sister company, Enterprise Broker Services, has been doing over the past 4 […]

Scarborough plans specialist brand

Scarborough is to launch a specialist lending brand called Scarborough Specialist Mortgages offering prime to heavy adverse deals. The society is following in the footsteps of others that have launched specialist brands, such as the Derbyshire’s Salt range. The range, which also includes specialist buy-to-let products, will initially be available to a select group of […]

Frexit & contagion risk in Europe

Many commentators have suggested the UK’s exit from the European Union will trigger a domino effect, leading to its eventual break-up. Neptune Head of European Equities Rob Burnett discusses the likelihood of this happening. Click here to read more Important informationInvestment risks Neptune funds may have a high historic volatility rating and past performance is […]


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