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My Home Move and The Simplify Group announce merger

My Home Move and The Simplify Group have announced that, from 15 March, they will merge, thereafter becoming known as ‘Simplify’.

Billing itself as a ‘conveyancing powerhouse’, the group says that building on the “significant” technology investments both firms have made in recent years will be beneficial to end customers, partner introducers and panel conveyancing firms.

The merger will bring the total number of employees of the group to 1,500.

It adds that current The Simplify Group chief executive David Grossman will take charge at My Home Move’s campus in Leicester, while My Home Move chief executive Doug Crawford will leave his position post transaction.

Grossman says: “I am incredibly excited about the future of Simplify. By combining the best in service, technology and relationships from the two existing groups we will create a business that will shape the conveyancing market and make life easier for customers, introducers and partners. Together we can simplify conveyancing for hundreds of thousands of people each year.”

Crawford adds: “During the past six years, My Home Move has built on strong foundations to develop a market-leading, multi-award-winning organisation that has continued to break industry records and revolutionise the customer experience of conveyancing. It gives me great pride to know that My Home Move is moving to the next stage of its evolution as part of Simplify and I wish the businesses every success.”


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