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Complete adds Affirmative to panel

Complete Mortgage and Loan Services has added bridging loans provider, Affirmative Finance to its lending panel.

Tony Salentino, chief executive officer of Complete, says: “We are delighted to welcome Affirmative Finance to our lender panel, giving brokers access to short term finance for their clients.

“Affirmative has proved itself to be willing to lend and is committed to the intermediary market, qualities that are very attractive in the current marketplace.

“With the current reduction in other lending options, bridging finance is experiencing a substantial surge in demand, and Affirmative Finance offers brokers and their clients access to short term loans combined with experienced underwriting and excellent service standards.

“Complete is committed to offering brokers a wide range of packaging services, including first charge mortgages, secured loans, bridging loans, debt management services, and many other commission-earning opportunities.

“Our “Complete Credit Lunch” event on the 1st April will further enhance our commitment to the intermediary market by introducing further income streams. Places are limited as we want this event to be a more intimate event so I would strongly recommend people book now ”

Roger Morris, business development manager of Affirmative Finance, says: “Being one of the most established and best known Packager/Distributors in the country means that Complete has a wealth of industry experience which they have used to guide them through difficult market conditions, which have sadly seen many of their peers fall.

“Complete’s imagination and vision have allowed them to remain active within a market where opportunities are sparse. Affirmative offers them short term finance which, in the current market place, offers their loyal brokers many new avenues to service clients.

“We are looking forward to servicing their brokers and will concentrate on helping to educate and develop them in terms of how adaptable our current product range and the many and varied opportunities it presents.

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