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Mortgage Minds members off to Dubai

Mortgage Minds brokers are currently being rewarded for the company’s continued growth and success with a special excursion to Dubai.

After a successful year, 20 of the company’s top brokers have been taken away to the Middle East for the week-long convention, where they will take in all the shops, bars and sites that Dubai has to offer.

The company is also acquiring further office space down the road from its Tottenham Court Road offices, to designate office space to its growing force of over 80 brokers.

Mark Bowler, director of Mortgage Minds, says: “We ensure that our intermediaries receive ongoing development, market leading remuneration and exciting opportunities within a professional and vibrant working environment as part of the Mortgage Minds set up.

“We also ensure that we reward our best staff as we continue to grow and prosper. The successful brokers can expect even more perks as we develop into a larger and more exciting proposition.”


Ipswich scheme fund is allocated

Assetz’ Ipswich property fund has allocated most of the £9.5m required to provide finance for the development of mixed use scheme The Mill in Ipswich.


It was great to see swaps creep down for a change last week. They edged back after about four weeks of steady increases. Longer term swaps decreased sharply.

Lenders seek fresh ways to retain clients

When talking to brokers, journalists and colleagues in the lending industry last week, it occurred to me that the customer retention debate in the mortgage market is still as topical as it was when the first top 10 lender decided to pay retention proc fees to brokers a few years back.

Brits undervaluing contents of their homes

Brits are displaying a lack of understanding of the actual value of the contents they have in their home, says Legal & General. A survey of more than 5,000 people from around the UK revealed the average estimated value of the contents of a living room, kitchen, master bedroom, another main bedroom and the garden […]


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