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Exchange rates of interest

Investors buying property overseas should take heed of recent currency exchange rate swings in the US and Turkey and recognise the value of using overseas mortgages, warns Assetz.

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Cheap MPPI deal launched

BritishInsurance. com, in conjunction with Assurant Solutions, has launched a direct to consumer age-banded MPPI product it claims provides the cheapest 12-month cover in the market.

Steady but not glorious period ahead

It has been a great six months for the mortgage market. Monthly lending records have been tumbling after a surge in confidence early this year.

Cover that gets to the heart of the matter

In 1967, South African brothers Doctors Christiaan and Marius Barnard revolutionised medicine and caused the definition of death to be rewritten when they performed the world’s first human to human heart transplant operation.

Bank of Scotland re-vamps self-cert range

Bank of Scotland Mortgages is introducing new rates across its fixed, tracker and remortgage offerings.The move strengthens its proposition for brokers dealing with a growing self-employed market.The two year tracker is at Bank of Scotland base rate +0.39%. This is available on loans of up to 85% LTV and carries an initial rate of 4.89%. […]

A guide to automatic re-enrolment

Since the introduction of auto-enrolment in 2012, it has been a popular topic in the press. Recent media focus has been geared towards small and micro employers; however attention is set to return to the UK’s largest businesses as they prepare for re-enrolment. Johnson Fleming has produced a useful guide that provides essential information to help you […]


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