Dave Horsman, formerly edeus’ head of national accounts, has rejoined BM Solutions. He quit his BDM position at the HBOS subsidiary to join Michael Bolton’s start-up but the move proved short-lived and Horsman quit earlier this year. Chris Pearson, head of sales and marketing at BM Solutions, says: “The horse has bolted and returned to the UK’s number one specialist lender.”
- Top trends
There’s so much this industry could celebrate. Take record levels of business, innovation and new opportunities, for example. That’s why it is amusing to see a war of words going on between industry heavyweights.
The National Association of Estate Agents says there was a strong market for UK residential lettings in Q4 2006. It says affordability, an increase in immigration and strong interest in bricks and mortar as an investment contributed to a thriving buy-to-let sector.
A review of housing has called for councils to provide more housing in areas where there are higher earners and more help for social tenants to buy their own homes.
Victoria Mortgages has reduced the pricing on its two and three-year fixed rates. Simon Read, business development director at Victoria, says: “These rates are exceptional and we expect them to be of great interest to the intermediary and packager sectors.”
This week’s Budget looked as if it would be a difficult one for the Chancellor, with disappointing economic numbers and the need to avoid ruffling feathers ahead of June’s in/out referendum. Nevertheless, Mr Osborne did spring a few surprises, including some tax reductions. So how does this budget affect you? If you are – or […]
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