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B-A in property link-up

IFA network Burns-Anderson has signed a deal with international property specialist Conti Financial Services to help clients interested in buying property abroad.

The firm says the deal will enable its members to provide services for clients wanting to buy holiday homes and those looking to retire overseas.

CFS is based in Hove and has been arranging mortgages in over 20 countries for more than 10 years.

B-A regulatory markets manager Mike Gamble says: “We aim to ensure that our members can offer competitive services in all aspects of the mortgage market. We see the relationship with CFS as offering a quality service and new revenue stream in what is a developing market, offering long-term growth encouraged by greater international harmonisation and cheaper, improved global travel.”

CFS managing director Simon Conn says: “We know we can assist Burns-Anderson’s clientele with the relevant mortgage facilities required for purchasing a property overseas, which can be complicated and daunting for the inexperienced purchaser, and we hope this will enhance the present financial portfolio that they offer.”

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