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Armed forces get the chance to buy abroad

Conti Financial has teamed up with Forces Financial to offer members of the armed forces, the police and Ministry of Defence employees the chance to buy abroad.

Simon Conn, managing director of Conti, says: “With a vast number of people serving abroad, many are in a position where they would like to settle overseas or simply buy holiday homes.”

Al Voice, managing director of Forces Financial, a provider of financial products to members of the armed forces, says: “A large percentage of our clients are posted overseas so their familiarity with local property markets makes a foreign property purchase a serious consideration.”


Lenders and brokers honoured at MT Awards

Mortgage Times paid tribute to its lender and intermediary partners last night at its annual awards ceremony at the glamorous Claridges Hotel.One highlight from the night was Platforms head of sales Richard Beardshaw making the winning bid for the charity auction, donating 6,600 to The Nation Deaf Childrens Society and winning himself three nights in […]

Stand up to lenders’ divisive tactics

The tactic of divide and rule has been used to devastating effect throughout the annals of social, economic and commercial history. Presently, lenders in the mortgage market are employing it to take advantage of brokers in a bid to have their cake and eat it.

The long view

Barry Meeks will bring the benefit of long and diverse experience in the mortgage marketplace to his new role as managing director of Pink Home Loans, says Nicolette Botbol


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