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Abbey for Intermediaries launches desktop alert service

Abbey for Intermediaries is today launching an instant desktop alert service.

The free service delivers news and product alerts direct to broker PC desktops.

It can be downloaded from the Abbey for Intermediaries website.

A spokesman for Abbey says desktop alerts are easy to install and brokers can choose the updates they want.

The service will be available for downloading from Wednesday January 10.


Underperforming firms to face FSA fines

Firms offering mortgage advice could face public censure and have fines imposed on them should they fail to improve their processes, the Financial Services Authority has warned.The warning follows the regulators wide-ranging review of over 250 firms advice processes, which has prompted the FSA to refer several of the firms assessed to enforcement after they […]

Government to invest 500m in social housing

The government is to pump nearly 500m into social housing investment in 2007. Communities secretary Ruth Kelly announced further funding of 485m for Arms Length Management Organisations during the next year to invest in the thousands of social houses they currently manage on behalf of local authorities.?ALMOs in Bassetlaw, Bury, Ealing, Eastbourne, Hammersmith & Fulham, […]

Diamond completes AIM listing

Diamond Lifestyle has become a quoted company on the stockmarket through the Alternative Investment Market.The specialist in the Right To Buy market is planning to expand its service in 2007 by offering intermediaries a Right To Buy fulfilment service. Mortgage brokers will be able to refer Right To Buy clients directly to Diamond, who will […]

GHL switches sourcing system

Global Home Loans has chosen Home Buyer Systems as its primary mortgage sourcing system, with Trigold and Mortgage Brain losing out.


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