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NfI celebrates successful year

Nationwide for Intermediaries is celebrating the first anniversary of its broker salesforce being launched.

Brokers have responded positively to Nationwide’s team of national account managers, BDMs and sales support advisers.

Some 795 brokers were quizzed over the impact of Nationwide’s BDMs as part of an independent survey carried out for the lender.

Brokers ranked the BDMs against 15 qualities and awarded them a satisfaction rating of 86.8%, with 45.1% ranking them above BDMs from other lenders.

Ian Andrew, head of sales at Nationwide for Intermediaries, says: “To have nearly half of brokers ranking our BDMs as better than others after only a year is a fantastic achievement.”


Investors turning to property over savings

The private rented sector is likely to gain as investors turn to property for the best return on their savings, claims Paragon Mortgages.Paragon Mortgages’ Trends Report into the private rented sector shows that in Q1 this year investment properties had an average annual yield of 6.2%.The figure represents an increase from the 5.7% average annual […]

The month at a glance

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Do your homework to predict needs

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What attendees thought of the LendInvest Property Development Academy

LendInvest ran its first Property Development Academy in London last month. Attendees from all over the UK gathered to learn how to better equip themselves with the skills they need to grow their property development portfolios. Speakers from CBRE, Gleeds, Arcadis, Gowling, Residential Edge and AZ Urban Studio gave their insights into their respective fields […]


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