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Payment holiday warning

Paymentcare.co.uk is warning borrowers that taking a three- month repayment holiday on loans could leave them in limbo should their personal circumstances change before they resume their repayments.

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Prudential to tour UK to advise IFAs

Lifetime mortgage provider Prudential is to embark on a 13-stop tour of the UK.Starting on the July 11 and running through to the August 3, the team of lifetime mortgage specialists will discuss with financial advisers how Prudential can help build a three step plan to a successful lifetime mortgage business. The workshops will look […]

The Money Centre reveals record figures for May

Buy-to-let and commercial mortgage specialists The Money Centre processed almost 181m worth of buy-to-let mortgages in May, a 61% increase on the same time last year. Based on this monthly figure, The Money Centre is on target to exceed its annual target of 2bn. These figures show a 10% production improvement from sales consultants at […]

Residential 1 goes live on Trigold

Residential 1s range of self-cert, adverse credit, buy-to-let and Right to Buy mortgages are now live and verified on Trigolds Prospector AAA mortgage sourcing system. Residential 1s approach to the specialist mortgage market offers a range of products from a select panel of lenders.Daniel Churchill, director of Residential 1, says: Creating innovative products is not […]

Cup kick-starts commercial deals

As we approach the knockout rounds of the World Cup this country is bathed in sunshine, unusually for this time of year. It occurs to me that despite analysts and economists telling us their thoughts on world markets and what drives the UK economy it’s a simple equation – the economy is dictated by the weather and big sporting events.

The curse of long-term cash

Trevor Greetham, Head of Multi Asset at Royal London Asset Management, reveals why clients should be seriously concerned when short-term holdings of cash turn into a long-term investment. There is nothing wrong with holding wealth in the form of cash on a short-term basis. For many people capital stability is important and access to ready cash […]

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