Just 57% of Mortgage Strategy Online readers think the Conservatives’ revamped Right to Buy scheme is a vote winner.This is despite a recent poll showing the Conservatives to be finally making headway and ahead of Labour. This week Mortgage Strategy asks: “Would you advise a first-time buyer to take out a ‘death bed’ mortgage?”
Rocketing house prices and the need for financial security mean Inheritance Tax is still a key issue for many people despite the recent increase in thresholds, says the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Em-financial has predicted that a lender price war will determine the winners and losers in the mortgage market when edeus finally launches in September. Roger Morris, managing director of em-Financial, says he expects rates to improve when the new lender begins trading. “The lenders that are wise are sitting on a mountain of cash ready […]
Research from Halifax Estate Agents shows that seaside towns on the West coast have seen stronger house price growth over the past five years with 14 of the top 20 located on the West coast against six on the East coast.The most expensive seaside town is on the West Coast, Sandbanks in Dorset, with an […]
The Mortgage Partnership has appointed an inhouse mortgage consultant. Mark Kennedy, who previously worked at Northern Rock, is now based at the enquiries desk at TMP’s principle office in Wirral.
Edenred has partnered with Johnson Fleming to launch an auto-enrolment solution for small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) that will help employers fulfil their pensions obligations.
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