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Mortgage 2000 steps on to the platform

Mortgage 2000 is meeting IFAs to promote its new online trading platform

and discuss future trends in
the industry.

It has scheduled 18 semin^_ars at various locations thr^_ou^_ghout the UK

in May and June.

They begin in Ches^_ter on May 2 and wind up in Lon^_don on June 29.

The new platform, called
e-mortgage, will launch on the same day as

the first seminar. It will list 150 providers and their products. Some of

the providers are capable of accepting applications online.

Sales director Sean Horn^_sby points to a survey which indicates that half

of UK house^_holds will have internet access by the end of the year and, in

the near future, two-fifths of all banking will be conducted over the web.

This is the reasoning he provides for the company&#39s seminar tour this spring.

Hornsby says: “IFAs need to switch on to the web&#39s pot^_ential or face

ext^_inction. Our seminars aim to help them do just that.”

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