Mform.co.uk has launched direct online mortgage applications with Intelligent Finance and ING Direct. Mform.co.uk says a growing number of consumers are becoming confident online and are increasingly opting for internet applications. It expects to have signed deals with a further six lenders by the end of this year.
The Royal Bank of Scotland-led consortium aiming to beat Barclays’ bid for Dutch bank ABN Amro says it will make a €71bn (£47.4bn) offer in mid-July.
RBS Intermediary Partners has launched a two-year fixed rate product. It is also repricing its fixed rate range and is launching new rates for NatWest’s fixed rate buy-to-let deals.
Research by BM Solutions has shown that following more rate movement, eight out of 10 expect rates to settle and end the year at or above 5.75%.June’s Monetary Policy Committee minutes indicated that another increase is imminent, and a third of brokers questioned believed that the rates would be at the 6% barrier as we […]
Research from Paragon Mortgages shows the amount of interest-only business submitted by brokers increased from 11% to 26% between 2004 and 2007. The lender says borrowers and brokers are increasingly opting for interest-only mortgages in preference to repayment deals.
This guide from Johnson Fleming will take you through the required communication and also give ideas for additional actions that will ensure your auto-enrolment project is a success. The topics in this guide include: the letters you need to send out; what to send and when; the importance of employee engagement; and what to consider as additional communication.
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