Countrywide will exclusively manage all valuations for Kent Reliance.
Countrywide has a long standing relationship with Kent Reliance, providing valuation support services since 2005.
Chris Shaw, chief surveyor at Countrywide, says: “We are delighted to be appointed as Kent Reliance’s valuation panel manager. This news underlines our commitment to helping lenders that have previously managed this process in-house and are now looking to move their valuation process to an experienced supplier.
“We are keen to build on our existing relationship with Kent Reliance and to demonstrate the value we offer through our UK-wide network of professional chartered surveyors and unique Tablet technology, which were key factors in securing this new contract.”
Adrian Scott, head of lending at Kent Reliance, says: “Kent Reliance are pleased to confirm the appointment of Countrywide as valuation panel manager as part of our preparations for 2011. Their experience and expertise will be important to us as we look for opportunities to grow our business next year.”