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Advantage launches secured loans department

To head up the secured loan team, Advantage has recruited Angela Mitchell who has many years experience within the broker secured loan market.

Advantage says it has secured relationships with a number of major high street lenders which means it can offer a market leading range of products and commission.

Peter Bass, head of sales and marketing, says: “We see secured loans as a complimentary product range that all mortgage brokers should have at their disposal and we are delighted to be in a position to deliver this.”


CII launches improved membership services

A number of these services are available through the CII website. Members are now able to view and amend their personal and contact details online. This is a simple way for members to keep their details up-to-date, as any changes made by the user will automatically update the CII customer database.  Members can also renew their […]

Burns-Anderson reveals interim results

Turnover from network operations has exceeded expectations and the company continues to remain profitable during difficult times both for other networks and the industry in general. The company, who generated its first post tax profits for six years in the year ending December 31 2003, attributes much of the strong performance this year to continued […]

Here&#39s hoping the FSA won&#39t change stance on packagers

Having read the contents of the letter from Dr Eleanor Linton of the Financial Services Authority to the Council of Mortgage Lenders&#39 senior policy adviser Kate Main in the last issue of Mortgage Strategy, I have come to the following conclusion. As long as a packager has no direct contact with customers and only provides […]

FSA-ready packagers face easy ride

Although there is concern that many packagers have left it too late to be authorised in time for Mortgage Day, some say they already have procedures up and running to ensure they do not unwittingly stray into regulated territory. National packager The Finance Centre issued instructions two years ago to staff not to speak directly […]

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