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ONESEARCH Direct welcomes sellers&#39 packs

ONESEARCH Direct, the UK&#39s fastest growing online local search service, has welcomes the proposals outlined in the Queen&#39s Speech to launch sellers&#39 packs.

Managing director Ronnie Park says: “Sellers&#39 packs are an important development and it will be interesting to see how they span out across England.

“The process of buying and selling homes in England and Wales takes longer than anywhere in Europe but through advances in e-technology, e-conveyancing is becoming an integral part of house transactions in the UK. Local searches can now be completed faster and cheaper than using traditional local council channels, thus making sellers&#39 packs a reality.

“For example, ONESEARCH Direct offers a 5-day, guaranteed, local search costing £100 &#45 a time and cost saving that can be passed on to the house buyer or seller. In Scotland we already handle 45% of all sale transactions.”


New appointment at Connells

Howard Bramall has joined Connells as mortgage service development partner covering a triangle stretching from Bath to Bicester to Slough. With over twenty one years in financial services Bramall brings a wealth of experience to his role of supporting and supervising Connells mortgage consultants throughout the area. He says: “I see myself as captain of […]

House price growth doubles long term average

House price rises are running at more than double the long term annual average of 10%, and will rise until the end of the year, reveals the latest housing market survey published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The boom in price rises continues to move north, with the North of England seeing the […]

FOS judgement on N&P Tessa Select Account

Judgement was delivered last week in the judicial review of the decision of the Financial Ombudsman Service regarding the interest paid on Norwich and Peterborough Building Society&#39s TESSA Select Account. The Court found in favour of the Ombudsman. N&P announced before commencing legal action, that if it was unsuccessful, it would pay extra interest to […]

Buy-to-let market goes from strength to strength

The buy-to-let market is going from strength to strength, reveals year end figures reported from Paragon Mortgages. Paragon reports a 47.7% uplift in gross new buy-to-let lending for the year ended 30th September 2002. Total gross new lending was £563.6 million this year against £381.6 million for the previous year. Net mortgage assets outstanding rose […]

Choose life…

Sarah Scott  – Marketing Consultant, Royal London  This month sees the return of Renton, Sickboy, Begbie and Spud in the sequel to the film Trainspotting. Just over 20 years later, we return to see exactly how life treated the characters whose lifestyle was less than ideal back in 1996. Did they choose a job, choose […]


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