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TMA and BuildLoan host seminar

The Mortgage Alliance and BuildLoan, the self-build and renovation provider are to co-host a seminar exclusively for TMA members.

As well as an update on the growing self-build and renovation market from BuildLoan, a number of providers will also be delivering presentations at the event.

Other sessions on the day include a focus on the opportunities in the commercial market from Abbey and a look at debt management solutions from Newtomorrow Broker Services.

The seminar will take place on Tuesday 21 April and will be held at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre in Swindon. The event begins at 10am and closes with lunch and a tour of the building at 1pm.

Each TMA member who attends the seminar will automatically be entered into a prize draw for a chance to win two tickets to see Take That at Wembley on 1 July 2009.

The prize includes tickets within the corporate box and includes full corporate hospitality with several other TMA intermediaries, hosted by TMA.

Phil Whitehouse, head of TMA, says: “Given the current market changes and challenges, it is vital that we continue to offer our members informative sessions on a range of opportunities available in the marketplace.

“This co-hosted seminar with BuildLoan will provide insight and analysis on the self-build and renovation market, plus detail and help on how to get the most out of this growing market.

‘Alongside BuildLoan we will be providing two presentations on both the commercial market and debt management solutions which should provide real food for thought for TMA members interested in writing this type of business.

“As an added bonus all attendees will get the chance to win two tickets to see Take That at Wembley in July. We hope that the seminar will be the greatest day of our member’s lives and they can also be sure that the quality of the presentations will mean they never forget the day itself. We hope to see the TMA membership out in force at the event; after all, it only takes a minute to register.”

John Hay, head of marketing and product development at BuildLoan, says:
“We are delighted to be hosting the TMA seminar at our Swindon Centre. There has been a huge increase in interest in self build since the start of the year as people look for new ways of moving to a larger house in the current climate.

‘Self build finance can be complex and Buildloan’s expert broker desk and its unique advance stage payment mortgages help intermediaries provide the best service to their clients in this niche area.

“By attending the seminar, not only will intermediaries find out how the Buildloan self build scheme can give their clients positive cashflow during a build but in the Centre they will see first hand the work and materials that go into each stage of a self build or renovation project.”

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