Pink Home Loans has launched an exclusive BM Solutions buy-to-let product with a rate of 4.94%. The product tracks the base rate minus 0.06% for two years and includes a refund of valuation to a maximum of £490.
Commercial First has launched a quick reference product guide. This summarised version of the lender’s brochure is intended to help brokers communicate criteria more effectively.
The government is to pump nearly £500m more into social housing in 2007. Communities secretary Ruth Kelly unveiled further funding of £485m for Arms Length Management Organisations to invest in the social housing they manage on behalf of local authorities.
This is a prosperous industry and there are several steps intermediaries can take to boost their earnings in the year ahead, says Richard Coulson
John Malone has signed a new two-year contract with Bankhall that will see the grandfather of the industry remain at the helm of Premier Mortgage Service until at least 2009.
With continuing legislative changes dominating an already evolving market, regularly auditing your employee benefits schemes has never been more important.