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Submit a witty caption for the photo above and you will be automatically entered into our competition. Remember, the funnier it is, the more likely you are to win. What are you waiting for? Email printable captions only to mortgage.strategy@centaur.co.uk.

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Britain needs to keep building

Last week the Home Builders Federation published its latest Housing Pipeline report which revealed that local authorities granted approvals for 45,041 new homes across England in the fourth quarter of last year, up 62 per cent year on year and 33 per cent up on the previous quarter. It is the highest quarterly number granted […]

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Cambridge Building Society had its best ever year of mortgage lending in 2012, advancing £220m to borrowers. Last year’s gross lending figure is 52 per cent higher than the £144.5m advanced to customers in 2011. The society says the increase in lending contributed to its mortgage book growing by 16 per cent, or £122m, to […]

How to use wills to protect your clients’ wishes

By Ross Jackson, senior protection marketing manager March is Free Wills Month! Free Wills Month brings together a group of well-respected charities to offer members of the public aged 55 and over the opportunity to have their simple wills written or updated free of charge by using participating solicitors in selected locations around England and Wales. Research […]

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