Mal McConechy, ex-Mortgage Next director, has joined Home of Choice as mortgage director.McConechy quit Mortgage Next in October after eight years with the company. He says: “I’m delighted to be given this opportunity in a dynamic company. They’re enthusiastic people here, passionate about the industry. My 30 years of industry experience should complement the skills of the HoC executive and team.” Richard Coulson, managing director at Home of Choice, says McConechy brings an unparalleled knowledge of the market, and is convinced they can “achieve great things together”. McConechy is expected to be involved in helping to design exclusive products for the network, which recently made public that it is in talks to acquire smaller networks.
Haart is predicting UK property prices to increase by 5% in the first half of 2006. Its 2006 housing market forecast also reveals annual growth in the housing market is set to be 2-3%.It also anticipates Self Invested Pension Plans and Home Information Packs will boost the housing market. Paul Smith, chief executive of haart […]
Two of the four founding directors of Purely Mortgages, Colin Bell and Ian Giles, have left the firm. This leaves managing director Mark Chilton and IT director Neil Pritchard as the only original directors. The directors are rumoured to have agreed to a salary freeze in the summer. Chilton, chief executive officer at Purely Mortgages, […]
Latest figures for October 2005 from the Major British Banking Groups show that net mortgage lending in October rose by an underlying 4.3bn. This was lower both than Septembers rise of +4.7bn and the average of +4.4bn over the previous six months. Underlying growth in overall unsecured personal lending was higher than both September and […]
The House Price Index from September show the mix-adjusted average house price in the UK in September 2005 stood at 186,723, up slightly from 186,208 in August 2005.UK annual house price inflation in September 2005 was 3.3%, up from 2.8% in August 2005. Annual house price inflation in London was 1.9% in September 2005, up […]
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