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Easier2move links up with KGB packagers

Online conveyancer Easier2move has linked up with mortgage distribution and packaging firm, KGB Packaging, to offer conveyancing services to its broker clients.

KGB Packaging offers products from a panel of lenders across the full range of credit profiles from prime to heavy adverse. KGB is also a member of the Professional Mortgage Packagers Alliance, which means that its brokers have access to the wide range of PMPA exclusive and semi exclusive products. E2M will offer its specialist conveyancing expertise under the KGB corporate umbrella.

Lisa Newey, business development manager at Easier2move, says: “We are delighted to be working with a company as well respected as KGB Packaging that offers access to highly competitive products from a number of the leading UK niche and non conforming lenders. We look forward to a lengthy and mutually beneficial relationship for years to come.”

Rachel Bancroft, managing director of KGB, adds: “Easier2move is well known in the industry for the quality of their offering and high levels of service. We are confident that adding Easier2move’s conveyancing capability to the wide range of products and services that we already offer will prove to be a popular added-value service to our brokers, the benefits of which they can pass on to their customers.”


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