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Abbey remortgage took just 11 days until completion

From Jonathan Burridge

Following up my recent letter (Mortgage Strategy, October 24), I feel I must make amends.

With the help of our Abbey BDM Richard Guppy, and the team at the Barnet office, Abbey recently took a remortgage application from credit score through to completion in 11 days.

So, I can tell Abbey and GMAC-RFC’s Jeff Knight that my tortoise head has retracted, if they’ll forgive the phrase.


Trevor Youens to leave Flower

Flower director Trevor Youens is leaving the company to join Home Information Pack specialist the Live Organisation, at the end of this month.Youens has been with Flower for four years but says it is now time to move on, and will be joining the Live Organisation, part of the First Title Group, as director in […]

Speaking out pays off

Voting in Pink Home Loans’ 1000 Index has now closed which means a lucky winner has been chosen for expressing their views on industry issues in the survey. Kerry Megginson of Brideshead Independent in Malton was independently selected as the recipient of 250 in gift vouchers for taking part in the survey.

FSA reports mixed results from self-cert survey

The Financial Services Authority has reported a mixed result following the completion of its research and mystery shopping work on self-cert mortgages.The FSA welcomed the improvements made by lenders in the way they operate their self-cert mortgage business since the FSA issued a good practice guide in February 2004.The review work found that in general […]


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