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RBSIP cuts rates on two-year fixes

Royal Bank of Scotland Intermediary Partners has cut the rates on First Active and RBS two-year fixed rate products. The First Active online two-year fixed rate will be available at 5.39% with a £699 arrangement fee. The RBS twoyear fixed rate will be 5.69% with a £699 arrangement fee.

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Beacon adjusts B2L criteria

Beacon Homeloans has adjusted its buy-to-let product range by adjusting its near prime criteria. Previously borrowers with County Court judgements over £300 were not eligible for Beacon’s near-prime buy-to-let product.However, this has been amended and applicants with CCJ’s up to £1,000 now qualify.Along with this criteria change, Beacon has also reduced many of its buy-to-let […]

Property experts welcome interest rate freeze

Property experts have welcomed the interest rate freeze as good news for the housing market. David Bexon, managing director of SmartNewHomes.com, says: “The Bank of England’s announcement today that interest rates will be held at 5.25% will send waves of relief across the housing market. “The average price of a new home fell 1.4% last […]

Brokers say they lack TCF support

Brokers have slated lenders for not offering enough support before the Treating Customers Fairly deadline.

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White paper — In Focus: Ebola Virus Disease

Jelf Employee Benefits focuses on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and what this means for businesses with operations in West Africa. This will be of particular interest to those with employees either travelling to, or living within, West Africa, the area affected by the most catastrophic outbreak of Ebola to date.

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