View more on these topics

Pink confirms sales conference speakers

Pink Home Loans has announced three additional speakers for its annual sales conference.

Richard Fox, chief executive officer at the Society of Mortgage Professionals, Barry Naisbitt, chief economist for Abbey, and John Goodfellow, chief executive and director of Skipton, will join a long list of other confirmed speakers at the conference on February 8 2007.

Previously confirmed speakers include Jackie Bennett, head of policy for the Council of Mortgage Lenders and Michael Ward, managing director of Direct Life & Pension Services.

The conference and gala dinner, which is exclusively for Pinks appointed representatives and directly authorised brokers with compliance support, aims to be an exciting and informative day.

It will focus on industry topics that help to grow a mortgage advisers business, such as industry trends and identify sales opportunities.

David Copland, deputy managing director at Pink, says: These industry specialists have been specially selected to present on issues that have a real impact on our customers business along with presenting their views on the future of the industry.

I am delighted that they will be attending and look forward to their presentations.

The conference will also give delegates the chance to network with other intermediaries and representatives of lenders.

The event is kindly being sponsored by edeus, BM Solutions, GMAC-RFC, Northern Rock, and Mortgage Express.


PACKAGING SUMMIT 2007: New lenders accused of pushing credit limits too far

New lenders have been criticised for pushing credit limits in an attempt to gain ground in a saturated market.On the first day of Mortgage Strategy’s Packaging Summit in Nice, France, members of an expert panel warned about the dangers of some of the products offered by new lenders.Peter Beaumont, deputy chief executive of Merill Lynch’s […]

First-time buyers paying over the odds

First-time buyers are so determined to buy sooner rather than later they are prepared to offer above the asking price straight away on the house they want, reveals the Yorkshire’s Housebuyers report.More than one in four first-time buyers would put in the asking price straight away in order to secure their ideal home, while only […]

TMB extends House 2 House criteria

The Mortgage Business has extended the criteria on its House 2 House scheme to allow borrowers to fund a second buy-to-let property. TMB calculates that 60% of borrowers on this scheme have the income available, coupled with the desire to fund the purchase of a second property under House 2 House rules, and predicts a […]

SHIP reveals growth across equity release sector

Safe Home Income Plans has reported drawdown plans to have the biggest growth in 2006, with the rest of the industry following with healthy growth.During Q4 2006 drawdown plans made 89.9m, in comparison to 14.2m Q4 2005, a six and a half times increase of committed new business year on year.The total value of new […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up