LMS, the UK’s leading conveyancer and panel management specialist, has begun a new partnership with Darlington Building Society who will become the 29th lender panel within LMS Panel Link®.

In providing Darlington Building Society with its unique Panel Link® service, LMS will provide a fully vetted, secure panel that meets with the Society’s exact requirements. The service also provides a range of components to further secure the monetary chain and provides numerous operational efficiencies in the house buying process and remortgaging.

Darlington Building Society have been serving the local community since 1856 offering a range of savings and mortgage products designed to support home ownership and encourage saving. The Society has 9 branches spread across the North East, County Durham and North Yorkshire, supported by ‘Darlingtonline’ the Society’s dedicated on-line banking service.

Commenting on the news, Nick Chadbourne, Chief Executive of LMS said:

“Partnering with Darlington Building Society is yet a further vote of confidence in LMS Panel Link® which is now firmly established as the market leader in the UK mortgage market. LMS continues to place itself at the centre of UK conveyancing and continues to provide security, innovation and digitisation to all partners. We are pleased to be further strengthening our position in the market and look forward to a long term relationship with our latest lender partner.”

Sarah Horley, Credit Director at Darlington Building Society, added:

“I’m delighted that the Society are now to use the LMS Panel Link® service, this partnership is an integral part of our journey to improve our mortgage application journey. It’s a market-leading solution that delivers enhanced satisfaction to our customers and extra peace of mind for our borrowers as they purchase a home.’’