Specialist packager Praxis has joined the Professional Mortgage Packagers Alliance. Vic Jannels, chairman of PMPA, says: “We look forward to the growth it will bring to the alliance.”
The government is urging lenders to consider alternatives to early repayment charges to encourage the take-up of long-term fixed rate deals.A Treasury report unveiled in last week’s Budget, entitled Housing finance review: analysis and proposals, blames ERCs for low consumer demand for long-term products.It states: “Lenders have scope to manage the pre-payment risks associated with […]
Edeus’ managing director Alan Cleary has warned that the ongoing liquidity crisis could wipe £625m off the total income potential for advisers in the UK mortgage market.
Barnetts Solicitors has hired Julian Wells from Mortgages PLC to head up its brand and marketing strategy.Wells, former head of marketing at Mortgages PLC, has been hired to help Barnetts’ plans to build its residential and commercial conveyancing customer base. One of the top five conveyancers in England and Wales, Barnetts works with some of […]
A recent press statement issued by law firm MTA Solicitors highlights the perils of some of the more enticing cut-price conveyancing deals being touted around at the moment.
Interest rates are low. Bond yields, in some economies, are at negative levels. Simon Edelsten, manager of the Artemis Global Select fund, analyses which assets investors should now consider. Click here to view full article
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