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PMS generates 1bn for MEX

Mortgage Express has revealed that Premier Mortgage Service generated 1bn of applications across its product range in 2006.

Louisa Sedgwick, senior key account manager at Mortgage Express, says:
This milestone reflects the competitiveness and innovation of our products
in each of our chosen markets and the ongoing strength of our relationship
with intermediaries.

“We value the relationship we have with PMS and the benefits it brings collectively.

John Malone, managing director of PMS, adds: We are delighted to have
reached this milestone with Mortgage Express.

“The close working relationship we have with Mortgage Express, its innovative products and state of the art technology, have enabled us to reach this volume.


Portman revises fixed rates

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 […]

Get off the hamster wheel and think

My new year’s resolutions include taking stock of the business regularly, getting out more, revisiting existing clients and not undervaluing my services, says Sue Read, consultant, James Marshal & Co

U-turn on PTA is a break for brokers

January is normally a good month for serious business planning for the forthcoming year. But this year, brokers should add another activity – sadly, this is a regulatory review because of yet another government U-turn.

Canada Life annual IHT survey results

75% of wealthy unaware of new residence nil rate band IHT allowance Just 4% were aware the new allowance will be up to £175,000 per individual Lack of awareness of IHT rules means families risk paying a bigger bill than they need 83% think the current inheritance tax rules are far too complex A remarkable […]


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