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Lots of things happening at the moment.
Best Advice magazine is reporting on how there is a 50% rise in new house buyers over the last two years – more details here: http://www.bestadvice.co.uk/50-rise-first-time-buyers-past-two-years/ and Mortgage Strategy is commenting on how Bob Young is doing in terms of the launch of his new Buy to Let specialist lender, Fleet Mortgages.
Loan scams are still making the news and Bridging and Commercial is reporting how gangs of con men have been involved in multi million pound scams which have also implicated a lot of loan brokers. Full story here. Talk-Finance is leading with news that Just Cashflow, the short term business lender, is looking to ramp up its operations and take on the longer standing business loan lender, Ezbob. Just Cashflow is looking to make an even bigger impression amongst the intermediary community in 2015 and they have plans in place to attract even more funding from a number of institutional investors. More on this story at Talk Finance.
Whitestar Loans has launched a new car finance arm to take into account the increasing amount of web visitors going to their site looking specifically for car finance. The new business can be found at http://www.carloans.whitestarloans.co.uk/ and as part of their service, all quotes are free, whether or not a customer is looking for car finance, car leasing or a special hire purchase deal.
Car dealers across the UK are experiencing greater levels of interest in the latest car leasing and financing deals according to Car Dealer Magazine.
Note for Editors: Whitestar Loans launched in 2010 originally catering for customers looking for a guarantor loan. Since then they have branched out into other areas of financial services.