Heritable Bank has become an associate member of the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries. Heritable Bank chief executive Mark Sismey-Durrant says: “Supporting AMI’s work on behalf of brokers is important.”
Portman has made a number of changes to its fixed rate mortgage range following the recent rise in swap rates. The society is now offering a two-year fixed rate of 4.83%, or 5.59% with no arrangement fees.Its three-year fixed rate is now at 5.25% or 5.49% with no arrangement fees. It is also offering a […]
The New Year is well underway and it is traditional at this point to reassess priorities and aspirations. For some this will mean gym memberships, faddy diets and trips abroad. For others it will mean buying their first home or freshening up their finances with a remortgage.
So this week Mortgage Strategy asks: Are you looking for a mortgage or remortgage in 2007?
HSBC has launched a new five-year fixed rate mortgage at 5.17% as part of its green sale. The product has a maximum LTV of 90% and is available to new and existing customers.The bank has linked with a number of environmental charities to launch the HSBC green sale. For every sale product sold, HSBC will […]
Freedom Lending has completed a £20m portfolio sale to Crocus Homeloans, a subsidiary of the Saffron.The portfolio comprises a mix of self-cert, buy-to-let and Freedom’s on-track credit repair mortgages. Richard Spinks, director of risk at Freedom, says: “We’re delighted to have completed this portfolio sale with Saffron. “We are also keen to identify additional potential […]
By Rob Burnett, Manager of the Neptune European Opportunities Fund In recent weeks, the bear case for European equities has become more pronounced on the back of weaker-than-expected GDP data and deflation concerns. This softening in economic momentum has led some investors to question whether the ECB is behind the curve and indeed whether it […]