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Brokers look to gain an Edge

Enterprise Group reports an increase in the numbers of brokers using its Edge system. It says there are now 2,000 registered users of Edge, with over 100 enquiries going through the system each day.


Direct changes management structure

Direct Financial Services, the Mortgage Packager based in Hull has changed its senior management structure. Company founders Malcolm Davidson and Alex Knaggs will assume the positions of joint managing directors. They will continue to steer the overall direction of the group’s diverse interests, which as well as the mortgage packaging arm, also includes financial advice, […]

Stockton triumphant in New York

HBOS’s Nigel Stockon was triumphant at this weekend’s New York City Marathon, clocking home an impressive three hours and 56 minutes to take the Dity Dozen crown.The managing director of HBOS Intermediaries was running in the annual event as part of a crack squad of 12 marathoners assembled by Kevin Duffy, managing director of Hamptons […]

Mortgage Promotions adds Advantage to lender panel

Advantage, a Morgan Stanley Group company, has been added to the Mortgage Promotions lending panel.Intermediaries using the panel can now access the Advantage product ranges including ADV sub-prime range, the flexishare Home Ownership Plan, and the Advantage HomeBuy Home Ownership Plan.Further products will be added to the Advantage product range, and enhancements made to the […]

Packager launched

Packager Trafalgar Square Solutions celebrated its official launch party last week at a gala event sponsored by edeus. Based in Wandsworth, south London, joint managing director Michael Franklyn (far left), formerly worked at BM Solutions and The Mortgage Operation. Franklyn says: “The event was a great success. All the brokers have worked with our team […]

Finance is only one hurdle for small developers

The housebuilding market in its current form simply isn’t working. We are completely over-reliant on the biggest players in the industry – the largest nine are responsible for more than 50 per cent of the new homes built in the UK. But there is a reluctance to do more, particularly in this uncertain post-Brexit world. And with […]


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