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Kensington cover range

Kensington Mortgages has launched an insurance range complementary to its mortgage range.

The range comprises household building insurance, with or without contents, accident and sickness, or accident, sickness and unemployment cover.


GE Life slashes lifetime rate from 6.25% to 5.89%

GE Life has slashed its lifetime mortgage rate from 6.25% to 5.89%.The cut is GE Life’s third since May when it dropped its rate from 7.19% to 6.69%. Since then a number of providers have followed suit, increasing value for customers and taking lifetime mortgage rates even closer to their standard mortgage counterparts.Simon Little, marketing […]

Portman to close four branches

Portman is to close four of its branches.A statement from the society reads: “Every year Portman undertakes a thorough analysis of performance branch by branch and studies the trends carefully.“The society identifies potential locations for branches, branches which are in need of investment or relocation and those whose performance is starting to go backwards. Portman […]

Kensington added to Advantage’s branded panel

Advantage Home Loans has added Kensington Mortgages to its branded panel.Kensington is the sixth lender to come on board with the launch of the K600 range.Exclusive highlights include free valuations, to a maximum property value of 500,000, cash back on all schemes and additional on-line premiums for enquiries made through e:valuate. Kate Huet, marketing director […]

Hometrack survey shows average house prices unchanged

The latest Hometrack survey of the national housing market shows average house prices unchanged over the month. This is the first time in 16 months that the survey of 7,500 agents across over 2,200 postcode districts has recorded anything other than a fall in average prices. The recent price falls have been seen in ever […]


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