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Connect and HSBC announce partnership

Connect for Intermediaries has added HSBC to its mainstream residential lending panel.

Members of the network will earn a gross production fee of 0.40 per cent and be able to access products that start at 1.54 per cent for a two-year fix and 1.84 per cent for a five-year fix, each at 60 per cent LTV.

Connect and HSBC add that clients of up to age 80 will be considered, both employed and self-employed, and that network members will be able to offer expat mortgages to clients living in 22 HSBC-specified countries.

Connect for Intermediaries chief executive Liz Syms comments: “While the Connect network is well known for specialist lending and buy-to-let, it is less well known that we have an extensive and flourishing mainstream residential panel too.

“The addition of HSBC helps to reinforce the strength and depth we have across every lending area, providing our network members with extensive access to lenders and rates across every part of the mortgage market.”

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