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Revaluation postponed

The government has postponed a Council Tax homes revaluation in England until 2007. David Miliband, minister of communities and local government, says: “We need a clear and complete picture of what we want local government to do before we tackle how it will be funded.”

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From Wesley Davidson Why has almost every buy-to-let lender decided to charge fixed rate 1% and 1.5% fees? It seems there is a ‘low rate, high fee’ bandwagon on the move. The Mortgage Works started the wagon rolling and since then lenders have jumped on it in droves. In most cases I have brokered I […]

First National picks up Pink award

First National has won the Best Sub-Prime Lender category at the 2005 Pink Home Loans Service Awards.The annual Pink Awards serve to highlight the importance of first-class service to mortgage brokers, and continue to set an industry benchmark for all-round excellence in the intermediary mortgage market. Colin Shave, chief executive officer at GE Home Lending, […]

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