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Legal & General launch new smooth move

LEGAL and General have launched a new version of their SmoothMove service, which helps mortgage policy customers who encounter problems whilst moving house.

The improved service offers solutions to moving day problems such as organizing a replacement removal van and arranging the emergency purchase of items lost or damaged in transit.

SmoothMove which is available free to all Legal & General customers with interest only and repayment mortgage policies, also offers emergency assistance for up to three months after a home move and a 24 hour helpline for legal problems which arise.

Stephen Smith, Director of Housing Marketing said: “SmoothMove is another example of how Legal and General provides products and services that not only help people pay their mortgages but provide protection across the whole home moving experience.”


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