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MortgageStream launches web based case tracking

MortgageStream has launched a fully online version of its mortgage and life case management system.

The new version, MortgageStream Online, has been designed specifically to allow the businesses that introduce mortgage customers to mortgage brokers to access key data relating to the progress of any and all enquiries and the resultant cases.

MortgageStream Online’s web based interface features log in and password for each different introducer firm allowing access to its own cases. Introducers can view the status of ongoing cases, read file notes, check commission amounts due and paid on a per case or grand total basis. Firms can also correspond directly from the website with the brokerage staff member dealing with each case.

Paul Holden, sales director at MortgageStream, says: “Many of our customers operate very successful introducer relationships and asked us for a way to let their introducers see information from MortgageStream in real time. As a system specifically devoted to mortgage, life and general insurance brokers, we pride ourselves on listening to our customers and acting swiftly to accommodate their needs.

“MortgageStream Online reduces an adviser’s workload yet further by enabling introducers to log in securely and help themselves to key data relating to their referrals.”


Packager poll predicts interest from brokers

Nearly three-quarters of packagers believe brokers will show more interest in them this year, research from The Mortgage Business reveals. The research, undertaken by Syndicated Research Studies on behalf of TMB in Q2 2007, reports that 73% of re-spondents are confident brokers will want to work with them. This shows a big increase from similar […]

CML reports growth in offset mortgages

New research published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders has revealed strong growth in the number of people opting for an offset mortgage.During 2006, 170,000 offset mortgages were taken out, worth £29.3bn equivalent to 7% of all new lending. And, the year-on-year growth of offset mortgages between April 2006 and March this year was 49% […]

Foreign aid for sophisticated clients

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Easier2move says online conveyancing can save 15 days

Easier2move has estimated that online conveyancing can save up to 15 days in the home buying process.It says solicitors usually send a minimum of six documents to their client via the post during the conveyancing process and three of these need to be signed and returned by the client.Sending these documents from the solicitor to […]


Neptune video: Abenomics: the impetus for Japan’s fast-track recovery?

The remarkable performance of the TOPIX over the past year has caused many sceptical equity investors to look again at the Japanese market. These returns have come despite very significant problems facing the Japanese economy. Chris Taylor, manager of the Neptune Japan Opportunities Fund, discusses these problems and whether Abenomics will be able to overcome them, enabling the market to continue to rise.

In the video, Taylor addresses the following:

• The size and speed of Japan’s unprecedented monetary policy
• Abenomics and the implications should it fail
• Corporate Japan and beneficiaries of government policy


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