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Freedom Finance adds Mortgage 2000 to its panel

Freedom Finance has added Mortgage 2000 to its panel of distributors.

The current panel also includes Mortgage Force, Mortgage Next, Mortgage Promotions, Pink Home Loans and The Business Mortgage Company.

Freedom will be included on M2-mortgage club direct submission panel as well as M2-d&p&#39s packaging panel.

Freedom&#39s product range includes self-cert, buy-to-let, let-to-buy and non-conforming mortgages. Key features include individual underwriting of each case and self-cert available up to 90 per cent LTV.

Mortgage 2000 managing director Sean Hornsby says: “Freedom&#39s approach to assessing affordability is precisely what brokers want in a regulated market.”

Freedom managing director Colin Snowdon says: “Mortgage 2000 is one of the industry leaders and it&#39s great to be working with them and their network of brokers.”


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Savills buys specialist broker Sherwins

Savills Private Finance is acquiring specialist broker Sherwins Mortgage Services for an undisclosed sum. Sherwins specialises in mortgages for the affordable homes market. Sherwins, which usually focuses on the south east of the UK will now be expanding nationally.


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