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Optoma Broker Solutions appoints Platform to mortgage club panel

Optoma Broker Solutions has appointed Platform Homeloans to its mortgage club panel.

Optoma has been packaging for Platform for the last 18 months and will continue with this arrangement.

It says since 2003, business has increased 230% with Platform.

Andrew Seymour, chairman and chief executive at Optoma, says: “We are thrilled that we can now offer our brokers the option to take the direct or packaged route with Platform. We are committed to understanding brokers needs and providing choice where we can.”


Conveyancing arm is rebranded

Sherrards Solicitors, the Hertfordshire-based legal firm has rebranded its volume conveyancing and remortgaging division as &#39Homefast Property Lawyers&#39. Homefast is currently handling some 2000 transactions a month nationwide and provides services to three of the top five estate agency chains in the UK as well as five of the top 10 lenders. It also acts […]

Moneyfacts rebuilds mortgage databases to produce accurate KFIs

Moneyfacts has announced details of its preparations for mortgage regulation. Moneyfacts says the scale of the new data that will be required to produce accurate and comprehensive KFIs has led it to completely rebuild its mortgage databases over the last 12 months. It says this extensive work has been guided by the results of research […]

Stop cruel treatment of a kind husband and father

From Mrs xit2 ManI am writing this letter to complain about the treatment that my husband has received in you magazine. He is very proud of his work as the xit2 man and works tirelessly both at the office and in the competition in Mortgage Strategy each week. As a good-natured and gentle soul, my […]

Housing havoc predicted

Prudential is predicting a property nightmare for baby boomers who are relying on their homes to fund their retirement. A report commissioned by the Pru from Datamonitor called Equity Release in the UK suggests four million homeowners are relying on their properties to form part of their pensions in retirement and that if they all […]


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