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Strategy scoops top writing gong


Mortgage Strategy emerged a winner at the prestigious Headlinemoney awards at the London Hilton hotel in Park Lane last week.

Mortgage Strategy’s online editor Natalie Martin (pictured, second from left) scooped trade mortgage writer of the year while editor Robert Thickett was highly commended and awarded second place.

Attended by the creme of the financial services media, the Headlinemoney Awards 2010 celebrated the best in financial journalism and communications in the past 12 months.



TFC Homeloans calls for rebrand of sub-prime

TFC Homeloans, the specialist distributor, believes that the lighter end of the sub-prime mortgage market could be returning, though those choosing to operate in it will continue to reject the traditional terminology.


Sourcing system may help brokers compete with comparison websites

An IFA has teamed up with Capita Financial Software to launch Mortgage 27, a sourcing system for brokers’ websites. James Sadler, who has worked as an IFA for 15 years, says he created the system to help brokers compete against similar systems from supermarkets and large retailers. The system is designed to sit on a […]

Credit lent plunges from levels seen in 2008

Total credit lent by Finance and Leasing Association members in February was £3.7bn – just 5% lower than in the same month last year but almost 30% lower than levels in February 2008.


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