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Countrywide teams up with digital specialists to launch new online mortgage service

Gabrielle Pickard
Written by Gabrielle Pickard

The latest well-established property services provider to be adapting to the digital age is Countrywide, one of the UK’s leading providers in Estate Agency, Lettings, mortgage services, conveyancing and more.

It has been announced that Countrywide is teaming up with start-up assistant Blenheim Chalcot, and launching an online mortgage broker known as Mojo Mortgages.

The digital broker will operate in conjunction with Countrywide’s existing mortgage services, which are currently be carried out over the telephone or face-to-face.

The launch of Mojo Mortgages is to include a set of digital tools for advisors.

Peter Curran, managing director of financial services at Countrywide, spoke of the company’s burgeoning success in its mortgage services and aspirations to extend what the property services specialists can offer customers.

“We plan to continue to grow all three channels as we offer a truly multi-channel proposition. This includes increasing our advisor force in the field, further strengthening our telephony team in Camberley and now through partnership with Blenheim Chalcot, we’re able to offer digital tools to our advisers and launch a consumer-facing online mortgage proposition to further enhance the choice we give our customers.”

Blenhein Chalcot is the UK’s leading digital venture builder, aimed at supporting digital start-ups and ventures by providing them with the access to the global networks and business development services they need to grow. The company was founded in 1998 and employs more than 3,000 employees. Blenhein Chalcot is excited about the partnership, with Dan Cobley, the firm’s managing partner, stating:

“Together we will build the best possible customer journey through any channel,” said

Mojo Mortgages is due to launch in early 2018.

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Gabrielle Pickard

Gabrielle Pickard

Gabrielle brings more than a decade’s writing and editing experience, having been creating and editing high quality content for a wide range of publications in the property sector, reporting about the latest trends, news and developments in this fast-paced industry that doesn’t stand still for a second.

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