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Sales appointment

Praxis has appointed Dudley Aldous as sales and marketing director.


Older people forced to sell homes because of care home fees

Older people are failing to seek advice on paying their care home fees and are selling their homes as a result, research suggests. NHFA, the specialists in long-term care advice and part of the HSBC Group, says 70,000 homes are sold each year to pay for care yet only 3,162 2 applications were made for […]

Avantage choses Teenage Cancer Trust as it’s charity of the year

Advantage Home Loans, the UKs original branded mortgage arranger in the sub-prime market has chosen Teenage Cancer Trust as it’s charity of the year. Staff from Advantage will be committed to organising activities to raise funds for Teenage Cancer Trust, a charity which supports teenagers and young adults with cancer. Teenage Cancer Trust builds dedicated […]

Nationwide recruits specialist underwriters

Nationwide has introduced specialist underwriters into its mortgage centres. Intermediaries will now have direct access to underwriters in order to discuss individual cases.Tim Hughes, head of intermediary markets at Nationwide, says: “We have taken the decision to place specialist underwriters in our mortgage centres as a direct result of feedback from intermediaries. They want to […]

First-time buyers will not be able to afford a home until London Olympics

House price inflation means would-be first-time buyers in London saving for a deposit will not cross the finishing line before the start of the 2012 Olympics.As the cost of housing continues to soar, figures released by The Co-operative Bank show that first-time buyers must save for longer in order to find the amount needed for […]


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