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Website calls for family homes


com has renewed its call for more family homes as flats continue to dominate the newbuild market. David Bexon, managing director of smartnewhomes. com, says: “The lack of suitable family homes is a serious issue and cannot be ignored.”


Crown Equity Release becomes regulated

Crown Equity Release has been regulated by the Financial Services Authority.Mark King, managing director of Crown Equity Release, says: We are delighted to meet the FSAs exacting standards for Home Reversions and are pleased to be able to formally commit to the authoritys guidelines. “We regard FSA regulation as a kitemark of our first-rate customer […]

Shadow MPC

With uncertain economic times ahead, the Mortgage Strategy GE Money Home Lending Shadow Monetary Policy Committee is in favour of holding the base rate at 5.50% to see what the effects of the recent rises will be as they feed through the economy

Advantage changes self-cert criteria

Advantage has changed the criteria of its self-cert product. First-time buyers now have access to an increased LTV of 90%, up from 85%. In addition, fees can now be added up to a maximum LTV of 97%.Aimed at the mainstream market and launched in March this year, Advantage’s self-cert range of products is available to […]


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