Safe Home Income Plans has seen a significant increase in home reversions business. SHIP, which represents over 90% of the equity release sector, says the fact that property price inflation is lower now than in recent years makes reversion products more attractive.New business written in Q3 was 293.6m, 12.5% ahead of Q2. Home reversions business rose significantly from 10.6m in Q2 2005 to 17.3m.
From Ian Curtis BDMs alive and well at B&W? I think not. I read with interest Deirdre McManus’s letter (Mortgage Strategy, November 7), reassuring Monty Burn that B&W has BDMs. We have been packaging for B&W for nearly eight years and until May had an excellent relationship with our BDM. Then he was transferred, his […]
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has welcomed the news that Home Information Packs will go live on June 1st 2007. Jeremy Leaf, spokesperson for RICS, says: “The announcement of the go-live date will give certainty to the market and is a clear call to action for the industry. We now have a firm date […]
With Christmas fast approaching, consumer debt is likely to be stretched even further than the record levels it is at now. With this in mind it’s important that your clients consider some form of financial protection.
The big financial institutions stand accused of the inappropriate selling of payment protection insurance – and they do have a case to answer, says Mortgage Strategy
By Ewan McAlpine, Senior Client Portfolio Manager In uncertain times, investors naturally seek safety. But in fixed income markets, what does that really mean? Ewan McAlpine outlines the approach RLAM’s Fixed Income Team will be adopting across its credit funds in response to potentially volatile markets this year. Click here for full article
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