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Lib Dems warn on housing market

The Liberal Democrats have warned that world stock markets may not be stable enough to support the UK housing market if it were to slow or turn. Shadow chancellor Vince Cable says the economy is precariously dependent on confidence.

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RPS expands distribution

Risk Placement Services, the online provider of special risk and impaired life insurance products, will now be available to advisers via Mortgage Promotions, Personal Touch and Whitechurch.The three organisations have a combined adviser base of nearly 5,000. Nick Baxter, director of Mortgage Promotions, says: “We aim to provide our directly authorised members with the best […]

Select launches free valuation offer

The Select Partnership is offering free valuations on sub-prime products for properties valued up to 300,000 to celebrate the launch of its newly-designed website.This special offer will run alongside the current arrangement from March 12 with a standard non-refundable application fee of 99. Shaun Vickery, managing director of the Select Partnership, says: Our success has […]

Heritable releases new products for promotional range

Heritable has released a range of several new products in conjunction with its ‘reasons to love Heritable’ range. The range offers introducers the choice of enhanced introductory fees, reduced arrangement fees for customers or a combination of both.The new product are offered across the buy-to-let, self-cert, semi-commercial and status mortgage ranges. They include two-year fixed […]

The Perils of Passive Investing

The era of loose monetary policy created an environment that rewarded passive investors in the US. However, with the US raising interest rates for the first time since 2006, Felix Wintle explains why he believes active investing will be more important than ever. In the video Felix discusses: The rising cost of capital and its […]

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