The costs of buying and owning a home are almost the worst for over two decades and are set to worsen further, says the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. It predicts house prices will rise by 10% in the next two years.
paaleads.com has launched a new telephone qualified mortgage leads service called Qualified by Telephone. The scheme gives intermediaries greater opportunity to access quality leads and boost business profitability. The QbT service presents a significant opportunity to pass leads straight to intermediaries without delay.Whilst on the phone, a paaleads.com team member will confirm the QbT lead […]
There has been an 88% rise in the number of landlords’ building and contents insurance policies taken out in the past 12 months, says Paymentshield.
Nottingham-based Genesis Sherwood, recently appointed by Genesis and Guaranteed Home Loans as one of five key account packager partners, has reported success in recruiting its own appointed representatives.At the beginning of July, five network members, including Genesis Sherwood, were individually selected and invited to become KAPPs based on their ability and desire to develop their […]
I’ve always been intrigued by the phrase ‘silly season’. For a long time I was unsure when this fabled season visits. Was it an annual occurrence like a bank holiday or a moveable feast? At last I believe I’ve cracked it. It’s clearly the late July to early September period when people are on their summer holidays and there’s not much news.
We’re all familiar with one of the key barriers to people taking out protection – affordability. In our recent State of the Protection Nation research*, this was the top reason given by consumers for not owning life insurance (29%), critical illness (32%) or income protection (31%). But protection doesn’t have to cost as much as […]
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