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edeus added to Hamptons’ panel

edeus has been appointed to the panel of Hamptons International Mortgages.

Kevin Duffy, managing director of Hamptons International, says: This level of excitement over a new entrant to the market is unprecedented – Hamptons is delighted to be appointing edeus to its panel. Not only do we have 100% confidence in edeus delivering innovative and sexy mortgage products, I’m sure theyll force many of their competitors to enhance their own propositions.

Martin Reynolds, director of corporate Accounts at edeus, says: Having Hamptons endorse our proposition is very satisfying when looking at the calibre and experience of its management team. We are looking forward to living up to – and exceeding – their expectations.


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