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Rooftop deal

Rooftop Mortgages is launching a limited edition heavy adverse, self-cert mortgage up to 75% LTV. There has been a flurry of light adverse capped rate launches recently and the Rooftop product is tailored to meet the needs of the heavy adverse sector, including unlimited arrears and CCJs.


SFHA urge first minister to scrap R2B Policy

The Scottish Federation of Housing Association has urged the first minister to scrap the current Right to Buy policy.The SFHA want the Scottish Executive policy on Right to Buy changed in order to provide a crucial boost to Scotlands dwindling supply of affordable rented housing. In a letter to the first minister Jack McConnell, the […]

Avail provides free pensions simplification report web-service

Webline, the UKs largest and first online user of Origo standards, today announced that Avail, the specialist Suitability software provider which is now integrated with the portal, is providing a free pensions simplification report for users.The Avail software template will enable advisers to complete a bespoke and client specific report, detailing the actions required to […]

MX celebrates 10th anniversary

Mortgage Express, the specialist lending arm of the Bradford & Bingley Group, this week celebrated its 10th Anniversary as a niche lender at a rooftop venue in central London.Tim Dawson, managing director of Mortgage Express, says: “Mortgage Express has worked hard to forge strong relationships with key business and media partners and as such has […]

No MCOB rethink yet, says FSA

The Financial Services Authority says it has no plans to review the Mortgages Conduct of Business rules despite calls from the Intermediary Mortgage Lender’s Association to do so. Speaking at the IMLA annual dinner last week, Tim Dawson, chairman of IMLA, called on the FSA and the industry to review MCOB in 2006. Dawson says: […]


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