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MBS adds to lender panel

Mortgage Broking Services has appointed Money Partners Touch to its lender panel. Members of MBS’ network will be able to access online tools including instant decisioning, automated valuation models, credit searches and pre-populated application forms.

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What a surprise. After weeks of relentless increases, shorter term swaps fell slightly, although five-year swaps edged up. This is the first weekly fall in one, two and three-year money since the middle of April. And after 10 weeks of increases, it’s great to see reductions at last, albeit minor ones.

Mortgage savings increase, says Moneyextra

Moneyextra.com says the savings available by choosing the right mortgage have actually gone up in the last three months despite rising mortgage rates. The annualised savings available on the average mortgage amount have risen from £2,832.00 to £3,132.00, even though interest rates have risen.Robin Amlôt of Moneyextra.com, says: “Getting your mortgage right is the key […]

Study on lender IT to focus on instant offers

Instant offers using automated valuation models are what separates the best lenders from the rest, says Frank Eve Consulting as it launches its ann-ual benchmark study on lender intermediary technology.The sixth annual study, in association with the Council of Mortgage Len-ders, the Intermediary Mortgage Len- ders Association and Mortgage Strategy, will look at how lenders […]

SmartNewHomes.com calls for more family homes

SmartNewHomes.com has called on Gordon Brown to increase the supply of family homes.It says the new homes market has experienced considerable change over the last 10 years under Tony Blair’s leadership, with a significant shift towards the building of more apartments. In 1997 when Blair first became Prime Minister, 74% of new homes built were […]

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