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IRS to appoint 20 advisers

In Retirement Services is to appoint 20 advisers after the Financial Services Authority’s equity release mystery shopping exercise highlighted the need for specialist knowledge.

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Network Data adds edeus to direct to lender panel

Edeus are the latest addition to Network Data’s direct to lender panel.Network Datas appointed representatives and directly authorised brokers will have access to edeus specialist product range including sub-prime, near prime to heavy and buy to let with multiple rental calculations, income and adverse options, and true self-certification.This addition takes Network Datas Direct to Lender […]

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My clients bought their property with a sub-prime lender due to their credit history under the Right to Buy Scheme in December 2005. The property is valued at 100,000 and they owe 46,000 on their mortgage. They incurred a County Court judgement of 4,500 in February 2006, which they satisfied in June. They wish to raise 29,000 to consolidate debts and make home improvements. What are their options?

House price in Scotland rise by 1.1%

Lloyds TSB Scotland has released the results of it’s house price monitor which shows that prices across the country are still rising.In the three months to July 31, 2006, the quarterly price index for theaverage domestic property in Scotland rose by 1.1% to give anaverage mix adjusted Scottish house price of 141,338. Average prices have […]

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Employer iPMI responsibilities could continue to escalate, says Jelf

New laws in Dubai will put the burden of providing international private medical insurance (iPMI) firmly on the shoulders of the employer in order to maintain the country’s leading healthcare facilities. With 10,000 UK nationals having moved to the country since 2007 and only 16.5 per cent of the total 8.2 million people living there being Emiratis, Jelf Employee Benefits believes this move was inevitable and employer responsibilities could continue to escalate in future.

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