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Mortgage Power picks champion

This year&#39s third annual awards of London mortgage broking network The


Mortgage Power highlighted high-achieving advisers.


The event aims to pay tribute to quality advice and examine the future of


mortgage broking. Speakers included Council of Mortgage Lenders senior


policy adviser Kate Main, on the future of the mortgage market, and Money


Marketing editor John Lappin, who spoke on the issue of recommending


repayment mortgages.


Awards are made on a bronze, silver, gold, ruby and diamond basis to the


network&#39s 50 members. The champion&#39s award for highest numbers of mortgages


completed went to Imperial Financial Services proprietor Dinesh Shonchhatra


for the second year running.


Mortgage Power chairman Hardyal Luther says: “This year we devised an


award category to pay tribute to the important partnership between lenders


and brokers. UCB Home Loans was the company which emerged as the top lender


after we surveyed our members.”

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