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Buyers prefer detatched houses

Detached properties were the most popular choice for buyers in 2006, says Norwich and Peterborough.

The number of loans taken out by N&P customers on detached properties remained as high in 2006 as 2005, with the figure increasing by just under 1% to 35%.

The popularity of semi-detached houses dropped slightly, showing a reduction of just under 2%.


MEX boosts sales operation

Mortgage Express has appointed a head of national sales and 12 managers nationwide. Claire Ridgewell, who has been with MEX for 12 years, has been appointed to the newly created position of head of national sales.

Intermediaries must embrace technology, says IMLA

Research from the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association shows that although intermediaries are embracing technology there is still more to be done.Its latest survey of technology use by intermediaries gives a number of clear pointers as to trends within the sector. While many applications are already widely used, IMLA says there is scope to harness technology […]


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