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This year’s Summit will be best ever

The Mortgage Summit 2006 takes place this week at the exclusive Montecastillo hotel and golf resort in Jerez, Spain.

Last year’s event was a enormous success and won widespread recognition as the best mortgage event ever – until now. Jerez 2006 will surpass expectations and undoubtedly be the mortgage industry’s most talked about, must attend event ever.

If you’ve not been invited to this year’s event don’t worry. All the news from the event as and when it happens will be reported on Mortgage Strategy Online. Make sure you log on and register now at to receive our daily email alerts to find out what’s happening. We can guarantee you will not be disappointed.

The Mortgage Summit 2006 will be full of surprises for all in the industry, with announcements from the Financial Services Authority and speeches by industry stalwarts such as GMAC-RFC’s Stephen Knight and HBOS’ cream of the crop.

And look out online and in future editions of Mortgage Strategy magazine for our special competition which could see you at next year’s summit in Dubai.

Sticking with the overseas theme we thought it only apt to take a look at mortgages abroad. Our cover feature, starting on page 41 this week, looks at the opportunities for mortgage brokers when it comes to advising clients on how to buy that li’l ol’ place in the sun, and the pitfalls too.

It’s not all plain sailing and you would be wise to advise any clients thinking of taking the plunge what they could be letting themselves in for. Sun and sangria are the perfect mix but all too often too much of the latter can lead to disaster and that can only spell trouble, for them and you.

But with the right advice, you and your clients can enjoy a happy ever after ending without having to shed a tear. And we can all raise a glass of sangria to that!


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