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Unconventional cover that helps your advice stand out

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Mortgage Mole: Candlelit winners

Intrepid Mole, digging up the stories behind the news Candlelit winners Mole would like to celebrate the efforts of 13 Leeds Building Society branch staff who recently joined forces to raise £3,864 for a local cancer charity, Candlelighters. The assistant managers took part in events including skydives, sponsored walks, tombolas, raffles, cake sales and a […]

Market Watch: Hammond is a man for all seasons

Housing got a big mention in the Autumn Statement but it remains to be seen whether the allocated funds are sufficient New Chancellor Philip Hammond had the chance to show off his wares last week with his first Autumn Statement. Which turned out to be his last. The Autumn Statement will be replaced by the […]

‘Redfern is welcome but avoid hasty response’

Mortgage experts have backed the findings of a political review into declining homeownership but warned the Government against hasty action that might harm the mortgage market. The Redfern Review calls for the creation of an independent housing commission to increase the number of homes being built. The review recommends that the commission champion the cause […]


Fleet Mortgages makes swathe of criteria changes

Fleet Mortgages has made changes to its criteria involving minimum valuations, landlord experience and shared accommodation.  The lender has reduced its minimum valuation on converted freehold properties outside London and the South East down to £100,000 from £150,000. The £150,000 figure still applies to London and the South East. Fleet now asks for two two […]


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