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Moneypilot goes for Trigold

Online financial advice provider has chosen Trigold as its exclusive mortgage sourcing system. Moneypilot. allows customers to access mortgage and insurance advice through an online and telephone session, now enabled by Trigold software.


Scarborough launches sub-prime range

Scarborough is to offer its sub-prime products to the wider broker market earlier than planned. Scarborough Specialist Mortgages is planning to make its new sub-prime products available to all brokers. The product range offers rates ranging from 5.29% on prime loans to 6.49% on adverse buy-to-let mortgages.Tony Burdin, head of group marketing at Scarborough, says: […]

High LTV deals can pay off for clients

BM Solutions’ Mortgage Plus product has come in for criticism but such high LTV deals can work well for some borrowers if they take independent advice, says Ray Boulger

19% of estate agents cannot describe a HIP, says Easier2move

Easier2move has released the results of its ‘HIP Awareness’ Index, revealing that with eight months to the launch of HIPs, 19% of estate agents are still unable to describe what a HIP is with some degree of accuracy, compared with 11% in September. Easier2move says this increase is concerning and shows that despite the HIP […]

Journalists such as Isabelle Kassam are good for us all

From Mike Lazenby There are few certainties in life – one is that we will all die and another is that there are too few financial journalists who are sufficiently astute, bright, challenging, scary or honest to take the mortgage industry to task when it falls down. Speaking as a long-time media tart, there are […]


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