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Parents can cash in on rising prices

Research from Landlord Mortgages shows parents who choose to buy a property for their children to live in while they are studying at college could make profit of almost 20,000 over the three years of their child’s degree.

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1st, a Vertex company, unveiled a range of software and e-commerce services to be launched over the next 12 months at its annual conference.The first is Adviser Evolution a smart client application, developed using Microsofts .Net technology. The system is being piloted by five intermediary firms, including Yorkshire Investment Group with a controlled launch ear […]

BM Solutions updates sub-prime and self-cert sub-prime

BM Solutions has launched a new selection of products across its sub-prime and self-cert sub-prime ranges.Rates in the sub-prime range include: 5.45% three year tracker, available at 90% LTV with free valuation 5.99% two year tracker, available at 90% LTV with free 500 cash backRates in the self-cert sub-prime range include: 5.65% three year tracker, […]

Advantage Flexishare loan to take market by storm

Advantage is poised to take the market by storm with the launch of its Flexishare product in July, which allows first-time buyers to borrow up to 6 x their income, split between a conventional mortgage and residential ownership loan.The innovative move comes just six months after Advantage was bought by US giant Morgan Stanley. The […]

TCF website launched to help brokers

A Treating Customers Fairly website has been launched to help brokers get to grips with the Financial Services Authority’s switch to principles-based regulation. The website – a joint venture between Frank Eve, managing director of Frank Eve Consulting, and seven lenders – has the support of the Council of Mortgage Lenders and the Association of […]

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