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Hot Topic – A bonanza year ahead for buy to let?

Buy to let has got the backing of numerous lenders as the growth area for 2011, with Kensi...

  • Feb 08, 2011
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Hot Topic: Another nail in the coffin of the equity release market?

Another high-profile lender, Scottish Widows Bank, has pulled out of the lifetime equity r...

  • Jan 31, 2011
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Hot Topic: Part-exchange – does the maths work in a slow market?

Part-exchange, where a homeowner sells at a discount to a developer in exchange for a good...

  • Jan 24, 2011
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Hot Topic: Is the future bright for the packaging industry?

Specialist packagers, including AToM and Solent Mortgage Services, say business is looking...

  • Jan 10, 2011
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Hot Topic: Is it time for borrowers on a low SVR to remortgage?

Spicerhaart and the CBI predict interest rates will rise to 1.25% by the end of 2011.

  • Dec 20, 2010
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Hot Topic of the Week – Do we need to save fast track?

Homeloan Partnership has called for the FSA to introduce a middle ground for fast track ra...

  • Nov 29, 2010
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Hot Topic of the Week – Is remortgaging really making a comeback?

John Charcol has reported a new dawn for the remortgage market, after seeing remortgage en...

  • Nov 10, 2010
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Hot topic of the week – why don’t consumers like advisers?

At an Aviva round table this week, AIFA admitted the advice sector in Europe is "not liked...

  • Oct 29, 2010
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Hot topic of the week – Has the tough lending climate flattened your optimism?

A survey from intermediary lender Platform suggested broker confidence fell from Q2 to Q3 ...

  • Oct 18, 2010
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Hot Topic of the week – MMR: Are the trade bodies doing more harm than good?

Last week, IMLA, the CML and AMI all came out fighting on issues ranging from interest-onl...

  • Oct 11, 2010
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