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Derbyshire set to launch Salt on Monday

The Derbyshire is set to launch a separate stand alone brand called Salt on Monday.

Offering near prime to heavy sub-prime, the products will initially only be available through a limited number of packagers, but the aim is to ultimately go direct through intermediaries.

Three packagers are confirmed at the moment they include Abacus, Praxis and Pink Home Loans, with four to five additional packagers in the pipeline.

The Derbyshire declined to comment.


Scarborough to work with mortgage club

Scarborough has signed an exclusive deal with mortgage club Portfoleo. The society says it hopes to build its presence in the broker market through its relationship managers. Through Portfoleo, the society will be offering a three-year tracker buy-to-let deal at base plus 0.79% for three years, stepping up to base plus 1.49% for the remainder […]

Amber appoints product consultant

Amber Homeloans has appointed Craig Davey as product development consultant. This is a role created within the sales and marketing team to help Amber develop innovative products meet the demands of the intermediary market. Davey brings with him six years of mortgage industry experience gained within the Skipton Group.

SMS offers LifeQuote to DA brokers

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Largest study on lender technology is complete

The 2005 Mortgage Lender Intermediary Technology Benchmark Study, carried out by Frank Eve Consulting, is now complete. The study is the largest and most detailed of its type in the industry. It offers lenders information on how to improve efficiency, increase site usage and boost their understanding of competitive positioning and market share. The study […]

Building long-term relationships

Call us old fashioned, but we want to get to know you personally. That’s why we give you a named case manager and underwriter to look after all your cases from start to finish. Your underwriter will happily give you their number, so you can ring them directly with any questions you have. And your […]


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