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Together hires commercial operations manager

28th July 2017 0

Together has appointed a commercial operations manager in Lesley Gardner. Gardner has joined from general insurance company RSA, where she worked for 30 years in customer-focused roles and leading multi-product teams. Gardner said: “I am […]

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Shawbrook Commercial prepares for PRA buy-to-let changes

28th July 2017 0

Shawbrook Commercial has prepared for portfolio buy-to-let changes by modifying its systems and producing a guideline document – and it will also host webinars. The Prudential Regulation Authority changes taking place on 30 September will […]

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Brightstar appoints three department heads

27th July 2017 0

Brightstar Financial has promoted Jeff List to head of buy-to-let, Paul Debney to head of commercial finance and Darren Perry to head of second charge mortgages and unsecured loans after restructuring the business. The distributor […]

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TMW reveals portfolio buy-to-let approach

21st June 2017 0

The Mortgage Works has outlined its approach to portfolio buy-to-let ahead of new underwriting rules coming into force on 30 September affecting those with at least four mortgaged properties. For portfolio cases the interest cover […]

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Demand for specialist mortgages on the up

6th June 2017 0

Demand for specialist mortgages increased during the first quarter of the year, according to Paragon Mortgages’ Financial Advisors Confidence Tracking (FACT) Index. Both self-employed (24%) and complex income (17%) customers saw an increase in demand, […]

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Liverpool is the UK’s buy-to-let hotspot

1st June 2017 0

Liverpool is the UK’s number one buy-to-let hotspot, research by Private Finance shows. The northern city offers rental yields of 8% once mortgage costs are taken into account, and the area offers low average house […]

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Paragon mortgage lending doubles in Q2

23rd May 2017 0

Paragon Mortgages more than doubled its new buy-to-let lending during the second quarter to £742.3m. Underlying Group profits were £70.1m for the first half compared with £69.4m for the same period last year. New mortgage […]

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Buy-to-let offerings for limited companies double

22nd May 2017 0

The proportion of buy-to-let deals available to limited companies has doubled in one year, Moneyfacts research suggests. This comes as the buy-to-let market remains under scrutiny as landlords are hit by several buy-to-let tax changes […]

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Investec Private Banking launches BTL fixed rates

3rd May 2017 0

Investec Private Banking has launched a range of two, three, four and 5-year fixed rates across its range of buy-to-let mortgages and has linked its tracker products to Investec bank base rate. The fixed rate […]

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