From Dierdre McManusI read Monty Burn’s article in Mortgage Strategy last week (October 24) and would like to reassure him the business development manager is not a dying breed here at Bristol & West. I have a team of over 40 bdms giving national support to intermediaries and our business is a firm believer in building strong relationships with customers. Nobody does this better than the bdm. We live in a technological age but getting the balance right between technology and the human touch is vital. bdms come into their own when helping intermediaries grow their businesses and taking on board feedback to help improve products and services. So Monty, please give our sales support department a call on 0117 943 7755 and they’ll be pleased to put you in touch with your local Bristol & West business development manager.
Taxbriefs has launched a business tool for professional advisers called Mortgage Report Wrtier. The computer-based system provides advisers with access to mortgage documentation presented in a clear and concise format that can be handed straight to the client. All the options, benefits and potential risks that an adviser needs to explain are set out in […]
Bank of Scotland Mortgages has introduced limited offers on two of its fixed rate self-cert mortgages.It is now offering a rate of 5.15% on its two-year fixed rate product to 85% LTV. The rate applies until December 31 2007 and then reverts back to the Bank of England base rate plus 1.99%. It is available […]
From Kevin Thornton I don’t want to start a slanging match with Nat Daniels via Mortgage Strategy but having read his letter (Mortgage Strategy October 24), I must correct some inaccuracies. The lead offered for sale to me was a staff nurse. A salary scale of 18,818- 22,725 is quoted by the website provided by […]
Clear Mortgage Administration, the specialist mortgage packager, has joined Freedom Lending’s panel of distributors. CMA will market the whole Freedom range.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has recently published new research, which once again demonstrates how the prospect of retirement is changing for older workers.
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