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A&L launches two-year tracker

Alliance & Leicester has launched a range of prime mortgages that includes a two-year base rate tracker at 4.99%.

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BoI predicts 5% price rise in 2007

Bank of Ireland’s housing market forecast predicts that average house price inflation will be 5% in 2007. It also expects mortgage applications to fall back to about £27bn per month gross and £8bn per month net.

Mortgage Angels revamps system

Mortgage Angels has reveamped its lead distribution system by launching preview leads. This allows advisers to cherry-pick leads in the immediate vicinity as they are created in real time.

More efficient conveyancing

Convex says its new conveyancing system offers a 40% improvement over regular conveyancing methods, meaning the home buying process can be speeded up by over a month. The technology firm says it exchanges documents in 34 days, completing nine days later. The system allows clients to be kept informed by email. Duncan Samuel, managing director […]

FTBs are taking more risks

A growing number of first-time buyers are willing to take financial risks to get on the property ladder, research reveals.

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Pension freedoms: stop the scams

At the beginning of 2015, we highlighted that the new pension freedoms that come fully online on 6 April also represent a very attractive opportunity for the criminal fraternity to scam savers out of some, or all, of their accumulated retirement savings.

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