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Promotion for former office manager

Oryen Mortgage Packagers has appointed former office manager Kelly Robinson as a new director of the company.

Robinson joined Oryen in January 1999 as a trainee underwriter and has steadily progressed through the ranks to office manager.

Andrew Hewitt, operations director at Oryen, says he hopes Robinson’s success will help to motivate other young people starting careers within the industry.

He says: “We believe in rewarding hard work and loyalty and over the years, Robinson has demonstrated these and other qualities in abundance.”


House price inflation slowed in March, says Nationwide

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Still no definition of a green mortgage

Despite more lenders jumping on the green mortgage bandwagon after the Budget last week, there was still confusion surrounding what a green mortgage even is.

Tenancy scheme tariffs unveiled

Tenancy Deposit Solutions has unveiled its tariff for agents who join its tenancy deposit protection scheme. Following a one-off joining charge, fees will be payable by agents on a pay-as-you-go basis. An annual renewal fee per branch is also required – £50 for members and £75 for non-members.

Green mortgage hype is a whitewash

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