Archive for July 2015

GO KAREN!

Marie Curie

For those of you who contact Bell & Company regularly I am sure at some point you will have spoken to our Client Liaison Manager Karen. She is the bright and bubbly one at inappropriate hours in the morning when most are still waking up! Karen is undertaking the Belfast City Half Marathon on 20…

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POST HOLIDAYS – BACK TO IT AND RECENT SETTLEMENTS

Corporate and Resolution

I hope you all enjoyed the extended weekend over 12th July and managed to have some relaxation time. Typically at Bell & Company headquarters we see a slowdown in business for the week with the phones being quiet. This period though gives our advisors in both the Corporate and Resolution teams’ time to work together…

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IVAS – WHY WE DON’T LIKE THEM

mortgage arrears

Our client liaison team often field queries in respect to IVAs. Many initial enquiries requiring our resolution service have a portfolio of properties in negative equity and feel the IVA route may suit them, accordingly they often contact an Insolvency Practitioner. Typically at Bell & Company we do not like IVAs, though in some instances…

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Loan Sold to Cerberus? Act Now!

loan

In a recent blog we discussed the sale of Ulster Bank loan books to Cerberus. Since then things have moved a pace and at Bell & Company we are pleased to report we have had constructive meetings and discussions with Cerberus thus far. Cerberus are now starting to initiate contact with borrowers whose loans have…

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Can I Preserve my Credit Rating?

credit

Your Credit Report and Rating are very important. Many underestimate the value of a good credit rating and the positive impact it can have on your life. It is crucial that you understand what a credit rating can achieve for you. Any substantial financial decision you or your family make will likely require your credit…

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Recent Developments at Bell & Company

developments

Dear All, As the holidays approach we write with latest news of recent developments here at Bell & Company. In terms of personnel Helen is back full time and straight back into the fray! John Quinn now joins Karen in the Client Liaison Department and Christopher Ferry works with Jessica in our Marketing department. We…

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BELL & COMPANY IN THE PRESS!

commercial finance

Check out our ‘Real Issues in today’s Financial World Seminar’ review published in this months  Tatler July where Bell & Company representatives spoke on their successes in obtaining Commercial Finance. If you have any queries in relation to commercial finance contact us today!  Make sure to keep an eye out for details on our next…

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Northern Ireland Repossession “Hotspots”

Negative Equity

Following the setup of The Housing Repossession Taskforce they undertook a review of the market of property repossession in Northern Ireland and identified hotspots. These are listed below: Limavady Derry / Londonderry Dungannon Armagh Omagh Banbridge Newry Carrickfergus This demonstrates a “Belfast-centric” approach to the housing crisis in our opinion. As in England where everything…

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