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Dunfermline joins Paradigm panel

Dunfermline has joined the Paradigm Mortgage Services lender panel.

Paradigm members can access to its range of products that include fixed, discount and tracker rates, buy-to-let deals, SVR mortgages and shared ownership mortgages.

Paradigm members now have access to information on Dunfermline’s range, contact information and proc fees by visiting the Paradigm website and clicking on the lender page.

The addition of Dunfermline brings the number of lenders on Paradigm’s panel up to 38.

John Coffield, head of Paradigm Mortgage Services, says: “We are delighted to welcome Dunfermline to the Paradigm Mortgage Services lender panel.

“Paradigm members continue to benefit from a growing lender panel which covers the whole of market and delivers quality products and competitive terms.”

He adds: “Dunfermline’s mortgage range will no doubt appeal to many of our members given the wide range of options that it currently has available.”

David Gibb, national key account manager at Dunfermline, says: “As both companies operate in similar markets, this panel agreement with Paradigm enables the society to continue our strategy of increasing quality business through closer relationships.

“I look forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership.”


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