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Shoparound Mortgages picks xit2

Shoparound Mortgages has chosen xit2s valuation exchange to manage its valuation instructions.

Gary Hall, managing director at Shoparound Mortgages, says: When you look around the valuation market, there is little doubt that xit2s valuation exchange technology is the most advanced and the most reliable.

“With the progress of the valuation displayed on the system, everyone is kept up-to-date and informed which delivers a tangible benefit to our intermediaries, clients and surveyors.”

Paul Duckworth, chief executive officer at xit2, says: Its another terrific endorsement of the system to have been chosen by Shoparound Mortgages.

Xit2 has delivered a system which puts Shoparound Mortgages firmly in control of their valuation process.

“It is a real coup for us to be chosen to provide a new automated system, which offers tangible benefits for both business and clients.


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