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London plans to build 2,900 homes for FTBs

London mayor Boris Johnson and the Homes and Communities Agency are planning a 135m investment to build 2,900 affordable homes in the capital for first-time buyers.

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Let’s hope spring sees lending grow

Spring has arrived, bringing with it sunny mornings, longer days and gardens full of bright daffodils. The big question is – will it also bring the traditional increase in home sales?

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If you’ve been whiling away the hours checking out what the stars are up to on Twitter, you may be interested to know that your favourite mortgage magazine has joined the networking site. Yes, Mortgage Strategy is all Twittered up and ready to be followed by those who dare.

Time to give affiliate marketing a try

A debate that always takes place when times are hard surrounds marketing – do you bin your marketing budget to cut costs, cut it, leave it as it is or even up it, which will keep your name in the public eye and, the argument goes, generate a slingshot effect when the market rebounds?

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