Countrywide Mortgage Centre is the latest packaging firm to join The Professional Mortgage Packagers Alliance.Situated in Bedford and part of UK estate agency and financial services group Countrywide, CMC has a direct-to-consumer operation, a packaging business that services brokers across most of England and deals with mortgage applications to non-panel lenders that originate from Countrywide’s 1,100 branches.
Two senior staff members of UKValuation, a subsidiary of Countrywide Financial Corp, have jumped ship to join rival automated valuations company Hometrack.The provider of automated valuations revealed earlier this week that chief executive officer Graeme Winser and sales director Guy Weightman recently resigned. It has now emerged that both men have joined Hometrack, UKValuation’s biggest […]
LeadPoint has launched its proprietary mortgage lead exchange platform. LeadPoint chief executive Marc Diana says the platform has been successful in the US and the same is expected in the UK.
Mortgage 2000 Design Processing, the packaging arm of the group, has enhanced its lender panel with the addition of Accord Mortgages. This is a further addition to the adverse credit facilities that M2 currently offers. With Accord Mortgages on the panel, M2 can now offer clients with adverse credit more options as the credit repair […]
The Financial Services Authority has issued a consultation paper on new Integrated Regulatory Reporting requirements for firms. These will enable the regulator to use regulatory reporting to more effectively monitor and mitigate risks to the FSA’s statutory objectives.
George Osborne will make his last Budget speech of the current parliamentary term this week, and the early media briefings suggest that pensions will again feature heavily in that statement. So what are we able to learn from the weekend’s coverage?
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