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SimplyBiz Mortgages adds Pepper to panel


SimplyBiz Mortgages has added Pepper Homeloans to its panel.

The move will give SimplyBiz brokers access to Pepper’s residential and buy-to-let range.

Pepper Homeloans managing director Colin Snowdon says: “We’re delighted to be adding SimplyBiz to our distribution panel and are looking forward to providing their brokers not only with products designed to help borrowers who may have difficulties obtaining a loan from a high street lender, but also with a fast and personal service.”

SimplyBiz Mortgages chief executive Martin Reynolds says: “The market needs greater competition and products that cater for underserved market segments. We are always looking for how we can provide greater choice for our members and Pepper fit the bill perfectly.”

Pepper Homeloans launched into the UK broker market last year.



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