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Bristol and West launches products suite

The nine products include discounted and fixed rates, as well as three self-certification mortgages.

Offering value to borrowers concerned about long term base rate movements are the five year fixed rate at 5.59% and the seven

year at 5.69%. In the shorter term, the two year discount offers a useful set of benefits for remortmagers, including no valuation fee and legal fees paid by Bristol & West.

Neena Kithoray, senior product manager at Bristol & West, says: “With continuing uncertainty about base rate many homeowners will be looking to fix their mortgage payments. Our new loans offer a wide range of options for remortgagers and purchasers alike.”


Women call the shots with estate agents

A survey carried out by, says sellers considered an estate agent&#39s responsiveness as most essential of all, and were most likely to choose agents who were readily available when they needed help or advice. By contrast, agents who turned up unannounced with potential purchasers wanting to view the property were likely to lose business. […]

TMB relaunches back into the market

As of tomorrow, Friday 3 September, the company will launch a reduced range of three core products. The Prestige mortgage will be for loans over £500,000, bank base rate plus 0.99% for the life of loan. House 2 House will be a buy-to-let based on income and not rental yield and is a level tracker […]

Property still the favoured investment, says GMAC-RFC

It is clear from the research that the public still have much more confidence in property than other forms of investment methods. Nearly half of those questioned (46%) consider property to be the best form of investment in the current financial climate, compared with just 14% who plumped for the security of a building society […]

Mortgage Next publishes client care guide for brokers

The guide specifies what actions brokers must take now to ensure they can continue to deal with their clients after M Day. Justine Tomlinson, Mortgage Next marketing director, says: “It has become clear that a number of brokers are not aware they must obtain their clients express permission if they want to continue dealing with […]


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