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Online approval for Kensington

Kensington’s online facility has been commended by intermediaries for its innovative ways of producing applications, decisions in principle and Key Facts Illustrations.

The firms says the system, which was launched earlier this year, is hailed by brokers as a little-known industry treasure, as it provides brokers with flexible access and end to end support.


Older people struggle with mortgage repayments

Worrying evidence has emerged that increasing numbers of older people are struggling to service debt including mortgages, loans and credit cards. Age Concern Enterprises the financial services arm of the UKs charity for older people has warned that at least one in 10 enquirers calling their equity release helpline are cash-strapped home owners. Phil Veale, […]

Amber appoints Davey as product development consultant

Amber Homeloans has appointed Craig Davey as product development consultant.This is a new role, created within the sales and marketing team, which will help Amber to continue to develop innovative products meeting the demands of the intermediary market.Davey brings with him six years of mortgage industry experience gained within the Skipton Group. He has focused […]

Women and business awards 2005

Trade and industry secretary Alan Johnson urges UK business women to have their achievements recognised and at the same time inspire other women to the top of the workplace ladder by entering the Women in Business Award 2005.Alan Johnson says “The government has put in place a clear strategy to encourage diversity at the top […]

Property ombudsman on the cards

Property leaders and interested groups are investigating the establishment of a single, national property ombudsman to deal with consumer complaints. The property ombudsman would act as a single point of entry or one stop shop for any consumer requiring access to redress in the property sector.The current structure of the industry presents consumers with a […]


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