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Burton joins Mortgage 2000

Mortgage 2000 has appointed Chris Burton to the position of mortgage product manager.

He will be responsible for ensuring a constant flow of competitively priced exclusive products designed to both compliment and improve upon the generic ranges offered by the lenders for each of the Mortgage 2000 channels m2-mortgage club, m2-d&p, Casemaster and m2i.

Burton joined the company in 2001, as a member of the Encore mortgage product research team.

In 2003, he moved to the Encore Audit team where he shared responsibility for checking the integrity of the data on the system.


em offers semi-exclusive for Spanish mortgages

em-international is now offering a semi-exclusive product for UK residents purchasing property in Spain.The product offers 80% of the new value and is based in the 12 month euribor index. There is a loading of 1.25% with daily interest and no penalties for early repayment, with a repayment basis of up to 25 years depending […]

GMAC-RFC completes its 53rd portfolio sale

GMAC-RFC has completed its 53rd portfolio sale, the seventh to Amber Homeloans. This brings its portfolio sales to £8.6bn since 2000. Portfolio sales are an important part of GMAC-RFC’s business strategy. The lender also says European investors are becoming interested in participating in the UK market. Craig Beresford, head of asset sales at GMAC-RFC, says: “This […]

Testing times

Nobody enjoys exams but qualifications do more than please the FSA – they boost brokers’ skills and develop their businesses, says Mark Roberts

KFIs must be more user-friendly

KFIs are not having the intended effect and the FSA must think of a way of making them more user-friendly so customers can use them to shop around for mortgages, says Bill Warren


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