The Mortgage Works has made a number of changes to its self-cert range. For example, two and five-year fixed products at 4.75% will be replaced with a two-year fixed until December 31 2007 at 4.99%, and a five-year fixed until December 31 2010 at 4.99%.
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The Bank of England today released its mortgage figures for September 2005, which show a steady increase in the market for home loans. Total net lending to individuals in September increased by 9bn, broadly in line with the 8.9bn increase in August and the previous six month average. Within the total net lending secured on […]
Home of Choice has appointed ex-Zurich worker Frank Lowe as its national estate agency director.Frank, who previously worked at Zurich in the same role, will report to Home of Choice managing director Richard Coulson.Lowe will recruit professional estate agency practices into the Home of Choice network, either as fully appointed representative members or introducers.Richard Coulson, […]
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.
Callcredit has responded to feedback from its customers by launching updated versions of its two online credit reference reports, CallReport and SHAREReport. The updated reports are claimed to be more intuitive and user friendly.
Maybe not as frightening as coming face to face with the Daleks but the problem of how employees access their defined contribution (DC) pension schemes and ‘decumulate’ seems to be growing and exercising a lot of capable minds in the pensions world. With income drawdown on the increase (now the most popular form of ‘decumulation’ […]
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