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Genesis adds Scottish Widows to direct lender panel

Genesis has added another lender to the panel for its direct submissionservice – Genesis Direct – with the appointment of Scottish Widows Bank.

Joining the direct lender panel with immediate effect, Scottish Widows Bank will offer its wide range of products to intermediaries via the direct submission route.

Scottish Widows Bank offer a full range of products that include 110% professional mortgages, graduate mortgages, in addition to a full range of fixed rate and buy-to-let products.


1,000 advisers switch to Trigold in May

Trigold is celebrating a record month for new users with over 1,000 switching to Trigold software in May, bringing the total number of users of Prospector Plus to over 15,000. Prospector Plus subscribers will also receive free the new FSA software Prospector AAA to ensure that they are ready to tackle FSA regulation. Advisers can […]

AXA launches mortgage proposition

AXA last week announced lthe launch of its mortgage proposition as part of its strategy to become a major player in the UK mortgage advice marketplace. AXA has applied to the Financial Services Authority for principal status for mortgage and general insurance business written by its tied distribution partners. By taking mortgage principal status AXA […]

These processing delays were avoidable

The property boom is still in full swing and mortgage applications are as high as ever but this is not the only factor behind the delays in processing mortgages. Hardly a day goes by that I don&#39t hear stressed, overworked brokers complaining that they can&#39t keep up with the volume of work. The same applies […]

Students face bill of £14bn on graduation day

On the day the Higher Education Bill is expected to go through parliament, figures from the Liberal Democrats reveal that top-up fees could see students graduating in 2010 with a total debt of £14bn. Phil Willis MP, Liberal Democrat shadow education secretary, said: “This figure is shocking. Higher education should be about ability to learn, […]


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