Best underwriterGeoff Bagley, Northern RockMorgan Beake, Cheltenham & GloucesterColin Dale, SkiptonPhil Regan, BM SolutionsBest business development managerTony Batchelder, HalifaxMarc Beever, GMAC-RFCCharles Durose, ClydesdaleChristine Newell, BM Solutions Best large loans lenderBank of ScotlandCheltenham & GloucesterHalifaxWoolwich Best sub-prime lenderBM SolutionsGMAC-RFCPlatformVictoria Best lender technologyBM SolutionsEdeusGMAC-RFCIntelligent Finance Best specialist lenderBM SolutionsEdeusGMAC-RFCPlatform Best Mainstream lenderAbbeyCheltenham & GloucesterHalifaxNorthern RockBest Overall LenderBM SolutionsBristol & WestClydesdaleRBS Intermediary Partners Best lender service Bank of IrelandBM SolutionsHalifaxPortman/The Mortgage Works Best buy-to-let lenderBM SolutionsClydesdaleMortgage ExpressThe Mortgage Works Best surveyorAshdown LyonsColleysLexicon
Advantage has removed the maximum age limit from its ADV sub-prime range to allow people to take out a mortgage despite being aged over 65 at completion. This is the first-time a lender has officially opened the doors to lending to people aged over 65, and Advantage says it hopes over lenders will follow suite. […]
Sequence estate agency says the interest rate rise will not dampen activity in the housing market. David Plumtree, operations director of Sequence, which has over 300 estate agency branches throughout the country, says: “In historic terms interest rates are very low and we see this latest rise as a precaution as house prices have increased […]
Mark Blackwell has quit The Derbyshire after two and a half years as marketing director.
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 […]
According to our recent report on the death of retirement, changes in workplace pension provision mean that coming generations of retirees could have a radically different experience of retirement from their parents. The average contribution rate into an old-style final salary pension was around 20% of total wages, the statutory minimum for a new automatic […]
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