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Misys sets up interactive loan site

Misys IFA Services is setting up an interactive website as part of its

Mortgage Connections loan service for its member networks.

The site, accessible to members of Countrywide, Financial Options, Kestrel

and IFA Network, will provide full contact details for over 25 leading

lenders and a direct link to Misys&#39 top 10 “premier lenders,” which

includes Abbey Nat-ional, Halifax, Nationwide and Woolwich.

The website offers a product search facility which lets members match a

len-der to a specific type of loan and mortgage-related training for

Misys IFA network members. The site, www.mi-connections.co.UK, also aims to

provide members with details of any special or exclusive offers available

from lenders.

Mortgage Connections consultant Rachel Hennessy says: “Members of all our

networks are able to capitalise on the increasing mortgage market through

this website, helping them to proactively expand their mortgage business

conducted with new and existing clients.”

Misys IFA Services has also appointed Ian Costain as head of research. His

remit will include improving Misys&#39 networks recommended product panels and

guidance notes.

Costain, a qualified actuary, was formerly with NatWest Life and Royal

Bank of Scotland, where he led their stakeholder pension launches.

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