Pink Home Loans’ website for the intermediary market went live last week.The site has been redesigned to improve navigation, make information more accessible and give intermediaries a greater understanding of what Pink offers. The website will give existing introducer members better access to other income revenues, with more information online. This should reduce the need to make a phone call to Pink. The site’s My Account Tool provides details of the introducer’s business development manager, a case tracking overview and an area to store all of their CPD information. Appointed representatives will also have access to all the agency codes they require to submit business to insurance providers. David Copland, marketing director at Pink, says: “These improvements have been made following feedback from existing and new users of the site. One of the areas which has been changed following this feedback is the mortgages section. “The lender panels have been split into three pages, direct, packaged and branded, making it easier to read and print out mortgage product information.”
The chairman of software firm Misys has stepped down from his position to become chief executive, bowing to the pressure of investors.Kevin Lomax, who founded the company, also agreed to consider selling non-core parts of the business.Financial services firm Sesame, which is owned by the firm, is already being billed as one of the first […]
Bank of Scotland Mortgages has introduced limited offers on two of its fixed rate self-cert mortgages.It is now offering a rate of 5.15% on its two-year fixed rate product to 85% LTV. The rate applies until December 31 2007 and then reverts back to the Bank of England base rate plus 1.99%. It is available […]
The Derbyshire is set to launch a separate stand alone brand called Salt on Monday.Offering near prime to heavy sub-prime, the products will initially only be available through a limited number of packagers, but the aim is to ultimately go direct through intermediaries.Three packagers are confirmed at the moment they include Abacus, Praxis and Pink […]
There are worrying signs that consumers are getting the better of the Financial Services Authority and mortgage brokers. When we addressed the issue of regulatory costs for our cover feature, starting on page 38, we found one of the main cost concerns is the threat of complaints – justified or otherwise – from consumers.
Nearly 12 months since sweeping to power, prime minister Narendra Modi has overseen a significant turnaround in India, which is now on track to become one of the most pro-growth, pro-investment economies in Asia. While the market has rallied 48 per cent over the last year in response to Modi’s reform agenda, what is the potential for further progress?
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