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Leadbay registers 4,000th mortgage adviser

Leadbay has registered its 4,000th mortgage adviser, continuing its growth since its launch two years ago.

Mortgageforce has been signed up by Leadbay as it looks to build up its business.

Andrew Cale, a Mortgageforce advisor, says: All the other brokers I know use Leadbay and recommended it to me as the primary lead generator in the market because of its excellence service.

“I met with Leadbay at the Mortgage Expo in London and every experience I have had with it so far has been very positive.

Simon Baker, operations manager at Leadbay, attributes its rapid growth to its broker-focused approach.


Paragon reports 82% buy-to-let business boom

Paragon has released its 2006 annual report which shows that buy-to-let loan advances have increased by 82.2% to 3,038.3m. This is up from 1,667.8m in 2005.Loan advances increased by 68.5% to 3,412.6m up from 2,025.6m in 2005.The increase in loan assets was by 29.1% to 8,426.6m on a statutory basis up from 6,528.7m in 2005.The […]

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 […]

SAGA to offer equity release advice

SAGA has created the SAGA equity release service, an advice service for those considering releasing equity in their property.The service, in partnership with equity release advisers Just Retirement Solutions, includes a full state benefit analysis to see whether equity release is the best solution. SAGA charges a one off flat fee of 349 is payable […]

Skipton extends services in NI

Skipton has extended its mortgage services to Northern Ireland. The society, which already lends in the province through its subsidiary Amber Homeloans, will now also offer its products to borrowers through mortgage brokers, estate agents and financial advisers.

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Healthcare predictions for 2015 from Jelf Employee Benefits

The continuing fall-out from the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA’s) review, the rise of the private GP and digital engagement will be the primary focuses in the private healthcare industry during 2015, according to Iain Laws, managing director, healthcare and group risk, at Jelf Employee Benefits.


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