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Mortgage Times in conveyancing boost

The Mortgage Times Group has linked up with xit2’s conveyancing portal in a bid to improve the service it offers intermediaries.

MT will now send conveyancing instructions directly to its legal services firm McKeags, meaning brokers will able to check the status of cases at any time.

Paul Carmody, director of Mortgage Times, says: “This system will make the process quicker and easier.”

Paul Duckworth, chief executive of xit2, says: “With this system the status of cases can be checked at any time, and having data distributed in real-time means all players have access to synchronised information.”


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