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Mortgage Trust appoints new business development manager

Mortgage Trust has appointed John Clements as business development manager with immediate effect. Clements will be reporting to head of sales and marketing Austin Jelfs and will focus on enhancing intermediary relationships in the south west. He joins from Marlborough Stirling.

He says: “I am delighted to join Austin and his team at such an exciting time. Since its launch, Mortgage Trust has developed a strong name for competitive buy-to-let products and a service that is second to none. I am looking forward to further developing Mortgage Trust&#39s reputation as a trusted brand among intermediaries wishing to help their clients invest in buy-to-let property.”


Sharp increase in online business – GMAC-RFC

Ninety eight per cent of all intermediaries are conducting at least some of their business online and nearly half of those questioned stated that they had seen their on-line activities more than double, according to new research from GMAC-RFC. Ninety four per cent of intermediaries reported their online business increasing in the last year, with […]

Rensburg Investment Management – Rensburg VCT

Type: Venture capital trust Aim: Income and growth by investing mainly in companies listed on Aim Minimum investment: Lump sum £3,000 Closing date: April 5, 2005 Charges: Initial up to 4.5%, annual 2% Commission: Initial up to 3% Tel: 0113 245 4488

Expert witness

The Association of Mortgage Intermediaries wants to see the introduction of an expert panel to help with mortgage complaint decisions that will be referred to the Financial Ombudsman Service. The FOS will have the responsibility for mortgage complaints from October 31 and the AMI&#39s suggestion is for a panel to offer expert opinion and give […]

Preferred Mortgages – Core Range: Near Prime One Year Discount

Type: Adverse credit discounted-rate tracker mortgage Discounted term: Until January 1, 2006 Discount: 1.5% Payable rate: Standard verified &#45 house purchase 5.35%, remortgage 5.6%, Standard self-cert &#45 house purchase 5.85%, remortgage 6.1% Tracker term: Lifetime of loan Tracker rate: Standard verified &#45 house purchase 1.89% above Libor, remortgage 2.14% above Libor, Standard self-cert &#45 house […]

Brexit Commentary from Natixis Global Asset Management

By David F Lafferty, CFA, SVP – Chief Market Strategist Thursday’s historic Leave vote in the UK will have both immediate and long-term consequences for the global economy and financial markets. The initial flight-to-quality reaction across asset classes has been exacerbated by the market’s misplaced confidence in a Remain victory leading up to the vote. Stock markets […]


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