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It’s Snow Joke: Mortgage industry takes on the Beast From The East

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  • 01/03/2018
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It’s Snow Joke: Mortgage industry takes on the Beast From The East
Snow and freezing temperatures have battered Britain, but the mortgage industry appears to have kept calm and battled through the Beast From The East and Storm Emma.

Mortgage Solutions can reveal that a little bit of the white stuff isn’t enough to stop brokers getting applications sorted for their clients.

Advisers across the country trudged through harsh conditions to submit cases, with heroic efforts seen at The Mortgage Trading Company.

 

The Beast From The East was also no match for the British Specialist Lending Solutions Senate #BSLS18 taking place in Surrey today.

 

 

For some brokers, the snow was an opportunity to juggle work and family life.

And the staff at South Coast Mortgage Services Ltd  stayed safe with a snow day at home.

 

But it’s fair to say some parts of the country were hit worse than others.

 

 

 

Gratuitous puppy picture alert, taken in Surrey this morning

 

We’re even willing to acknowledge a rival’s event last night for this beautiful pic from 360Dotnet….(congratulations to all the winners!) #MSAwards18

 

 

 

Lenders, clubs and networks were not immune to weather chaos, with several providers warning of service disruption.

Skipton Building Society said: “Due to the snow a lot of our colleagues are experiencing delays in getting into the office, so you might have to wait a little longer to get through to us.”

Atom Bank opened later than usual but phone lines were up and running once staff had battled the elements.

 

 

However, some people in the industry were just not impressed with Britain’s snow response.

 

Thanks to all our Twitterati included here – and keep the tweets @mortgagesols rolling in. We’ll just keep on updating as we batten down the hatches…

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