Stroud & Swindon has launched a range of two-year fixed rate products including a two-year fix at 5.09% which reverts to base rate plus 0.99%.
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Conveyancing Mobile has lau-nched a tracking system that allows clients and conveyancers to communicate via mobile internet technology. The software integration is de-signed to allow clients of law firms to monitor the progress of their cases through their mobile phone. A text message can be sent to clients allowing them to view their conveyancing file, […]
Halifax has revealed that home buyers will pay more to live in a spa town. All 18 spa towns have higher average house prices than comparable towns in their regions, while 16 out of 18 have higher prices than neighbouring towns.
Rooftop Mortgages suffered a blow last week after Fitch Ratings put out a negative rating watch that could result in its second securitisation downgrading. The ratings agency put out the watch as a way of notifying the industry of its intent to take action which could result in a downgrade. When Fitch issues this sort […]
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 […]
One of the areas that will be high on the new minister for pensions’ to-do list will be the forthcoming review of automatic enrolment (AE). The outgoing minister had regularly said that AE contribution levels would need to be revisited early in this parliamentary term, and new research by Jelf Employee Benefits reveals employer support for such proposals.
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