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Nationwide joins AMI as associate member

Nationwide for Intermediaries has joined the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries as an associate member.

Robert Sinclair, director of AMI, says: “As AMI moves to a new independent future, the support of all the major lenders will be an important aspect of the success of the trade body. 

“Although predominantly funded by its members, this commitment from Nationwide exemplifies all that is good about our market.  We need to work together to ensure that we all have sustainable futures and our customers get even better outcomes.”

Ian Andrew, managing director, group intermediary sales at Nationwide, says: “Nationwide is pleased to announce its support of AMI and is looking forward to working with Robert Sinclair and his fellow AMI directors during this important time in the evolution of the intermediary market.”


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  • HW 17th April 2012 at 11:30 am

    Can anyone explain to me, a self-employed adviser, how this is good news and will make any difference to my life?

    Could I suggest a new poll for MS? Can you ask if anyone feels the AMI has any relevance and has positively influenced any aspect of the mortgage market?

  • Martin Tapper 13th April 2012 at 2:38 pm

    When will the likes of the Abbey, the Halifax, the Leeds want to hop on board along with their dual pricing?

  • AA 13th April 2012 at 1:39 pm

    Excellent news. Hopefully more come on board.