Gordon Brown last week celebrated the “invaluable” contribution of Muslims and said he wanted to make Britain the global gateway to Islamic finance and trade.
The number of borrowers without adequate payment protection insurance is a cause for concern and something brokers should be tackling.
Brokers have accused lenders using regulation as an excuse not to raise proc fees. Speaking at the Mortgage Summit in Jerez on June 21, Kevin Patterson, sales director at Park Row, says it’s ironic that although lenders blame regulation for tighting margins, the biggest cost had in reality been bourn by brokers. Charles Haresnape, managing […]
The predicted rise in interest rates offers challenges to borrowers but also opportunities for brokers, say lenders. Speaking at the Mortgage Summit in Jerez, Jeff Sutherland-Kay, director of Sutherland Strategy and chairman of the conference session, asked the panel what impact increasing interest rates could have on the intermediary market.Peter Beaumont, deputy chief executive officer […]
Martin Reynolds, former head of sales at BM Solutions, found himself on the wrong arm of the German law last week at the England vs Trinidad and Tobago game in Nuremberg. Instead of enjoying the second half of the match Reynolds was instead questioned by local police after being scammed into buying a stolen ticket […]
By Denise Wond, Marketing Relationship Manager, Royal London We’ve heard a great deal about Generation Rent in recent years but what does it actually mean for consumers and advisers and has the face of the typical renter changed? The picture is certainly more diverse than it used to be Homeownership has fallen to 64 per […]
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