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Yorkshire Building Society 2012 financial results

February 25, 2013 – 3:45 pm
The Yorkshire

The UK’s second-largest building society unveils £160m investment programme to improve products and services and drive future growth.
Yorkshire Building Society has today announced a solid financial performance for 2012 as it continues to build on …

Nottingham Building Society delivers results – Pre-tax profits up 22%

February 25, 2013 – 3:35 pm

Nottingham, Friday 22nd February, 2013 – Despite continued challenging and uncertain market conditions The Nottingham Building Society has maintained a focus on delivering its strategy, which has resulted in a strong performance with Group pre-tax …

Cheshire East Council to fight Government over Sandbach

February 14, 2013 – 3:57 pm

Source: Place North West
Cllr Michael Jones, leader of Cheshire East Council, is seeking legal advice over Eric Pickles’ decision to allow Fox Strategic Land & Property permission to build 280 houses after a lengthy court …

The Nottingham announces four new residential fixed rate mortgage products

February 14, 2013 – 3:47 pm

Martyn Bell, Mortgage Product Manager at The Nottingham, says, “After a successful January, these additions show yet further reductions for two and five year fixed rates at 70% and 80% LTV. All  come with a …

Heathrow Airport announces plans to invest £3bn in infrastructure improvements

February 12, 2013 – 1:04 pm

Source: Construction Index
The plans include the completion of Terminal 2 and the start of extending the building.
There will also be new taxiways and stands built to improve capacity for the bigger Airbus A380s aircraft.
Construction of …

Ecology Building Society comments on launch of Nationwides’ Green Additional Borrowing

February 8, 2013 – 4:50 pm

New development shows mutuals have a key role to play in promoting energy efficiency.
Responding to the news that Nationwide has launched a Green Additional Borrowing offer for existing mortgage customers, Ecology Chief Executive Paul Ellis …

Chelsea Building Society announces even further cuts to its competitive mortgage range

February 8, 2013 – 4:22 pm

Chelsea Building Society has announced that it is to make even further cuts to its competitive mortgage range, with the launch of a new 1.89% two-year fixed rate mortgage (60% LTV) leading the way for …

Buying a Property in Thailand – The Pros and Cons

February 3, 2013 – 9:15 pm

Thailand is becoming an increasingly popular destination for expats wishing to relocate over to the ‘Land of Smiles’ and this is understandable because Thailand is a pleasant and relatively peaceful country when compared to the …