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.
Edeus has revealed that eight out of 10 brokers think an instant binding decision is the most important service a lender can offer.The survey by the lender, which aimed to reveal broker’s attitudes to lenders and their offerings, has revealed that the majority of brokers believe the ability to process business quickly is crucial. When […]
SAMs, which were sold in the 1990s, allowed customers to borrow money secured against their properties without paying interest or making monthly repayments. In return, lenders took a share of any increases in the value of the properties. But because owners have to repay lenders when they want to move, many of them have found […]
Safe Home Income Plans has revealed it is increasing its fees from £6,000 a year to £24,000 to pay for a full-time director-general and two members of support staff.Following a strategic review by non-executive chairman Laurie Edmans, SHIP decided to increase its staff levels and set up a central London office.As all SHIP activity until […]
ThePropertyInvestmentMarket.com says the buy-to-let market has grown by 30 times since Blair has been in power.The website says the buy-to-let market represents approximately 10% of the UK residential housing market having grown from virtually nothing since 1997. By the end of 2006, there were 850,000 buy-to-let mortgages outstanding, worth £94.8bn , from only 28,700 less […]
Strong relationships don’t just happen by accident. They take time, commitment and effort. When we spoke to a number of advisers last year, it was no surprise to hear regular reviews were at the heart of their ability to forge deeper connections with their clients. It’s a chance to catch up. A dedicated checkpoint to […]
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