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Endowment claims firm launched

Destiny Business Services has launched Endowment Fighters, a business that aims to reshape the claims management and endowment market.


BoS wins awards

Bank of Scotland Mortgages won three awards at the 2006 MoneyQuest Awards last week. As well as lender of the year, it also won awards for best technology in the mortgage category and lender business development manager of the year.

Amber reports positive feedback to online DIP

Amber says its underwriters and sales team have received positive feedback from brokers following the launch of its online decision in principle on June 27 The system provides a binding decision to lend; either an automated yes/no decision within minutes or a decision based upon referral to an underwriter within one working hour. Decisions are […]

Housing market still strong, says Stubbs

David Stubbs, RICS economist, says the Nationwide house price figures show the market is buoyant.Stubbs says: “The housing market remains strong, supported by a strong economy, rapid population growth and investor demand. Affordability and accessibility to the market, for first time buyers, is worsening as prices and interest rates rise and will continue to do […]

Cape Verde and Portugal still popular, says HIFX

HIFX, the currency specialist, has released its fifth Global Property Hot Spots into trends for Brits buying property abroad which reveals Cape Verde and Portugal soar in popularity.According to currency specialists HIFX, enquiries from Brits buying property in Cape Verde and Portugal have more than doubled since March. Portugal is one of Britains oldest allies, […]


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