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How equity release can prop up an ageing population - Rozario

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Mar 2015

An ever-increasing life expectancy is surely a core element of any successful society, writes Andrea Rozario.

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Striving for efficiency through mortgage technology

The Benjamin Franklin quote “Remember that time is money” is more relevant than ever in a world of increased consumer demand for goods and information to be available 24/7 at the touch of a button or swipe of a screen.

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Mar 2015 key
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Budget 2015: Everything you need to know

George Osborne has delivered his final Budget before the general election. He announced tax breaks for savers, raised the tax-free personal allowance, and abolished tax returns.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Mar 2015

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Labour urges investigation into ex-housing minister Shapps

Labour is calling for an investigation into allegations Conservative party chairman Grant Shapps used a pseudonym to work as an internet marketer after being elected as an MP.

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Mar 2015
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Housing will always be a vote winner - L&G

According to IPSOS MORI, Housing will be the 7th most important issue for voters at the general election in May - coming above crime, poverty and Europe.

Mortgage Solutions | 16 Mar 2015 key
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Chasing paper can be a big waste of time - Stonebridge

Administration is often best left to the professionals, says Richard Adams, managing director of Stonebridge Group

Mortgage Solutions | 16 Mar 2015 key
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Self-employed: Time for the industry to challenge itself

What counts as self-employed? At opposite ends of the spectrum are Principality building society, which deems someone to be self-employed if they own just 5% of a company’s shareholding, and Newbury which classes a borrower as self-employed if they own a minimum 40% of a company’s shares.

Mortgage Solutions | 12 Mar 2015
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Know Your BDM: Terry Cade, Halifax Intermediaries

This week Mortgage Solutions quizzes Halifax Intermediaries business development manager Terry Cade on working with brokers and the biggest challenges he has faced.

Mortgage Solutions | 10 Mar 2015
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Weighing up the pros and cons of high LTV loans

When talking about the market for high LTV mortgage products it has become customary to cover off both the positives and, unfortunately, some of the negatives that accompany this sector, Pad Bamford, business development director at Genworth Financial writes.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Mar 2015
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Is the mortgage market becoming overcrowded?

The past few months have seen increased competition in the mortgage market with a number of new lenders launching or announcing their intention to do so.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Mar 2015
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Homeownership: The challenges for a first-time buyer

Homeownership is an aspiration that has long been ingrained in the British psyche. However, for first-time buyers there are many hurdles to overcome, as Jackie Uhi, managing director, mortgage distribution at Barclays, explains.

Mortgage Solutions | 05 Mar 2015 key
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Know Your BDM: Matt Aston, Barclays

Our Know Your BDM series continues with Barclays' business development manager, Matt Aston from Cardiff in the hotseat.

Mortgage Solutions | 03 Mar 2015
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Pension changes: Boom or Bluff?

The new pension rules that will be introduced in less than two months are currently causing quite a stir in the market, and across the national press. I have seen plenty of headlines stating that there will be a mass exodus of monies from pension funds, with this new found wealth creating a new mini BTL boom.

Mortgage Solutions | 02 Mar 2015

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