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Goldsmith Williams launches international property company

To coincide with the Mortgage Business Expo, the direct conveyancing firm Goldsmith Williams has announced the launch of a sister company to work exclusively in the international market.

The company, which will be branded Goldsmith Williams Overseas, will focus on all aspects of the international market with services designed to benefit introducers and their clients.

As well as providing brokers and their clients with international conveyancing services, the company will also offer finance solutions, currencies exchange, property finding services and tax advice.

The idea behind the company is to provide brokers with a one-stop shop for all the services required for any client wishing to purchase property abroad.

Goldsmith Williams has spent many months building up a panel of highly experienced English-speaking legal firms and piloting the service provided by each firm.

To access the services of Goldsmith Williams Overseas Ltd, brokers simply log onto the Goldsmith Williams website www.goldsmithwilliams.co.uk when their clients are looking to purchase property abroad. Brokers will then receive a legal and administration fee for all conveyancing instructions as well as referral fees for all other business introduced to the panel of recommended service providers.

Nia Jones, international business development manager at Goldsmith Williams, says: “We have worked closely with all service providers on our panel and are very confident that they can all provide a competitive and high quality service. There is now no need for brokers to shop around trying to find reputable players in the market or the most competitive solutions for their clients. Instead, everything can be arranged through one company, generating up to five income streams for the broker.

“Feedback from brokers has shown that both brokers and their clients want reassurance and expert advice when arranging mortgages, legal services, tax advice and currency exchange. Through our international connections, we firmly believe that we will be able to offer this assurance.”

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