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GEHML hails nimble brokers

GE Money Home Lending has praised brokers for modifying their business models to capitalise on prevailing market conditions. Anthony Radford, sales director at the lender, says: “Brokers’ alertness to changes in the industry will ensure they are prepared to navigate changing conditions over the next six months.”

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Mistakes will haunt sloppy brokers

Brokers who have little credibility will struggle to survive in the new industry environment in which lenders can cherry-pick who they deal with, says Sue Read

Mortgage Intelligence enters GI market

Mortgage Intelligence has launched general insurance in association with Halifax General Insurance. The deal signifies the network’s GI debut for directly authorised members, in addition to further proposition enhancements for appointed representatives. All members now have access to Halifax home buildings and contents insurance and also support from MI’s in-house insurance desk. Members may write […]

Don’t follow dead end Darling to ruin

Alistair Darling’s maiden Budget was another nail in the coffin of his political career. At a time when the economy is in dire need of a shot in the arm, all the chancellor did was fiddle with taxation on booze and cars while pining once again after long-term fixed rate mortgages.

A guide to auction finance in 2017

By Matt Tooth, chief commercial officer, LendInvest Over the coming weeks, property auction houses across the country will begin sending out their catalogues to prospective buyers in time for the first auction series of 2017. It’s an exciting time for investors, well aware of the opportunities the properties on the lot sheets offer them and […]

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