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Borrowers hot on trail of whole-of market advice

In the first half of the year recorded a 24% increase in consumers looking for advice from a whole-of-market mortgage broker compared with the same period in 2009.





Lloyds Banking Group’s decision to trim its solicitor panel is primarily to do with clamping down on mortgage fraud and I’m sure other lenders will soon follow suit

Leeds back in the self-build sector

Leeds Building Society has re-turned to the self-build market, which it left in 2009, with a variable product. It will release funds in five construction stages – land purchase, wall plate, roofed in, plastered out and completed. Up to 75% of the value will be released at each stage of the build. Phil Coombes, head […]


Claims drain as MoJ axes 38 firms in 2010

More financial claims management firms have had their permissions cancelled this year than in the whole of 2009. A total of 38 firms have had their authorisation cancelled, with three being suspended by the Ministry of Justice. Just 34 claims companies had their authorisation cancelled during 2009. The Ministry of Justice refused to comment on […]


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