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Mortgageforce and estate agent in advice link-up

Mortgageforce has signed a deal with Andrews Estate Agents to offer independent mortgage advice to its clients.

Mortgageforce consultants will offer advice from the estate agents&#39 chain of branches in Avon, Surrey and London, supplementing Andrews&#39 salesforce of employed mortgage advisers.

Andrews Estate Agents is the 14th-biggest estate agent in the country, with 42 branches in the South-west and South-east.

It claims to be one of the first agencies to sign up to the ombudsman scheme for estate agents in 1999.

Mortgageforce managing director Robert Clifford says: “This brings together two businesses which are pioneers in industry competency and professionalism – ourselves being directly involved in the development of both the mortgage code and Cemap.

“Andrews has been trading since 1946 and has a substantial client base as well as hundreds of new potential clients each week. This provides a significant opportunity for all

“Most important of all, it benefits our mutual clients by providing free, independent advice.”

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