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TMW adds Connect Mortgage Group to its distributor panel

The Mortgage Works has added Connect Mortgage Group to its sub-prime distribution panel.

TMW has recently made some changes to the sub-prime range including the addition of five-year fixed rate products across the buy-to-let range and the introduction of a near prime plus range of products.

Tony Webster, chief executive officer at Connect Mortgage Group, says: “We are always looking to offer the best deals to brokers with a wide range of choice and TMW are renowned for providing this through their innovative products.

“We are thrilled to add them to our growing panel of lenders.“

Paul Howard, director of intermediary sales at TMW, says: “Connect is a smart operation with whom we are pleased to be working.

“I am confident that the combination of its service and our products will offer an unbeatable proposition to its intermediary customers.“


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