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MPLC completes securitisation

Mortgages PLC has completed its latest securitisation deal for a total of £575m.

Newgate 2007-1 is MPLC’s 11th securitisation deal, and comprises predominantly AAA-rated mortgage assets. To date, MPLC has securitised more than £4.8bn worth of mortgages


No place for sub-prime complacency

Sub-prime lenders have been enjoying a boom over the last few years, but the public has only recently become familiar with the term, owing to its role in this month’s stock market fluctuations. Markets have been up and down again, and commentators are attributing this to the sub-prime lending crisis in the US.

Youngsters go in for B2L

Mortgage Trust has revealed that a growing number of young people are choosing to become buy-to-let landlords.

Halifax added to Network Data’s insurance panel

Halifax General Insurance has been appointed to the general insurance panel for Network Data. All Network Data’s 578 appointed representatives and over 729 brokers will now be able to provide Halifax home buildings and contents insurance and accident sickness and unemployment cover as a result of the deal. Jon Craven, head of mortgage intermediaries at […]

Canada Life annual IHT survey results

75% of wealthy unaware of new residence nil rate band IHT allowance Just 4% were aware the new allowance will be up to £175,000 per individual Lack of awareness of IHT rules means families risk paying a bigger bill than they need 83% think the current inheritance tax rules are far too complex A remarkable […]


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