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Halifax appoints LMS to supply HIPs

Halifax Estate Agents has appointed LMS as its preferred supplier of Home Information Packs.

Halifax will offer the service from its 330 branches, when HIPs are introduced across the country in June of this year.

The three-year contract for LMS follows a recent tender process.

Paul Offley, HIP programme manager at Halifax Estate Agents, says: “We have appointed LMS as HEA HIP provider as part of our preparations for HIP implementation in June 2007.

“We will be working closely with LMS to develop our HIP capability to ensure customers receive the high quality service they have come to expect from Halifax Estate Agents.”

Andy Knee, managing director of LMS, says: “ We are very proud to have been appointed by Halifax Estate Agents as its preferred supplier of HIPs.

“Our appointment follows a comprehensive assessment by Halifax of the main suppliers of HIPs services in the market, and it clearly demonstrates that the major investments we have made in developing our robust systems have been well founded.”

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