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Approvals climb in August

The Bank of England says the number of new mortgage approvals for home purchases in August was up 8.1% in July. Approvals are 15.1% higher than last year, the first annual increase since June 2004.


Consumers not happy with financial advertising

Consumers are not happy with advertising highlighting lower interest rates says the later online user survey.55% of consumers who took part in the survey say they feel they have been misled by an advert offering a headline grabbing interest rate. 16% of consumers have made an official complaint about a financial services company and […]

Rightmove sets the stage on HIPs

Rightmove’s plans for a scheme that defers payment of Home Information Pack costs until sellers complete on a property means rivals will have to fund HIPs upfront to compete, says Frank Eve

Smokers are doomed to pay higher premiums

Nothing stays the same. Even the health effects of what we eat and drink seem to be constantly changing, according to the medical profession. And the good news for coffee drinkers is that the most recent research shows at least one cup a day is good for you. This is down to the tannins and […]

TFC wins exclusive packaging rights

TFC Commercial has been given exclusive packaging rights to a true self-cert near prime product, which has been designed in association with Small Business Lending Services who are funding it. The new product is targeted at the SME market and has the facility to accept a small amount of adverse. TFC Commercial was chosen due […]


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