MortgageKeeper says mobile phone texting has not only revolutionised the way people communicate socially but is also forging new opportunities in the way business is done. Texting gets straight to the customer, providing a way of updating clients or field sales teams on the latest opportunities in the market.
Possession lawyers Moore & Blatch are calling for lenders to integrate the Land Registrys new Repeat Sales Regression index into lending decisions to minimise the risk of losing out should the property need to be repossessed.Moore & Blatch believe that, by using the data, lenders can protect themselves from losses if the property has to […]
Home Buyer Systems has introduced a suite of improved features for its integrated mortgage and general insurance advice and sales system to ensure regulatory compliance.
Henry Pryor, founder of primemove.com, says: “The move to a 5% base rate will only upset what is already a fragile market. “Nationally, house prices have been increasing at a healthy rate over the past year, but the overall inflation masks regional differences. London and the South-East have performed well but peripheral regions, including the […]
Alliance & Leicester is amending its current range of specialist mortgages, including its tracker and fixed rate products.A&L are offering a buy-to-Let with two-year fixed rate of 5.29%, a maximum LTV of 75%, and free valuation. Remortgagers also receive £250 cashback. It is also offering a buy-to-Let, two-year Base Rate tracker at 4.90% and a […]
Fiona Tait takes a closer look at the Department for Work & Pensions’ forthcoming review of automatic enrolment In December, pensions minister Richard Harrington announced the scope of the DWP’s forthcoming review of automatic enrolment (AE). The review will look at AE coverage, as well as the current thresholds and age criteria. In other words: […]
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