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Skipton joins Pink Home Loan&#39s direct lender panel

Skipton Building Society is the latest addition to the Pink Home Loan&#39s direct lender panel,

which now means that there are a total of 32 lenders on panel.

Members of Pink Home Loans can now access the full range of mortgages offered by the

Skipton through direct access to the lender via the Pink Mortgage Club or Pink Premier.

Paul Darwin, national intermediary sales manager at Skipton Building Society, comments, “We

are delighted to have been invited to join the Pink Direct panel of lenders and see this move

being of great benefit to both parties. Now Skipton can extend its products and services to a

wider broker community resulting in increased choice for borrowers, which is in everyone&#39s best

interests. Skipton is looking forward to a long and mutually rewarding relationship with Pink,

for years to come.”


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