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Strong rise in house prices

House prices have shown their strongest rise for two years, says the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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Propertyfinder.com has warned that football fans should avoid hanging English flags outside their homes if they want to sell during the World Cup.It warns that this could not only put off potential buyers but might also decrease the value of the property.So, this week Mortgage Strategy asks…Neil Johnson, 38, sales manager – The fact that […]

YBS reveals 2m donated in seven years

Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation has donated over 2m to more than 3,600 charities and local good causes in the last seven years The foundation which began in 1999 made 424 donations last year totalling 314,300. This year over 700 local charities and good causes have already received donations.The Charitable Foundation receives much of its […]

Fresh ways to generate business

Forging links with introducers is a good way for brokers to generate business but developing existing client databases is likely to be more cost-efficient, says Richard Coulson

Consumers want online bargains

Nearly twice as many people would be likely to apply for mortgages online if they were sure they were getting the cheapest deals available, research from Direct Line Mortgages reveals. The findings were unveiled last week as Direct Line launched its first online-only mortgage – a two-year tracker at 4.19% which reverts to a long-term […]

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White paper — Sierra Leone International Insights

Jelf Employee Benefits assesses the areas that employers should be aware of when considering operating in Sierra Leone, including healthcare access, delivery and insurance provisions. This report draws on various sources to highlight specific considerations for this emerging jewel in West Africa.

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