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Excellent

“Easy does it...”

published 26/08/2001

very simple process, save you lots of money

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Its scary when you think how much money you borrow when you buy you own home. Most people, once the mortgage has been signed, tend to carry on paying each month without much thought of it. My husband and I were such people until my brother mentioned how much his repayments was going to be on his...

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Super

“Directly competitive”

published 12/11/2001

Interest calculated daily

They didn't pass on all the 0.5% interest rate cut

Choosing a mortgage lender is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in your life. Get it wrong, and it could cost you dearly. Remortgaging has never been easier, and many lenders are desperate for new business, and will even poach from other lenders. That said, it is still time consuming to...

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Not for me

“Keep away from these people”

published 27/05/2001

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Lies, poor service, unhelpful

What can I say about the Direct Line service without resorting to expletives. Basically they almost cost me a property. Very poor and slow customer service and been know to stetch the truth on more than one occassion. An example of this would be with regards to a survey I had done. The property...

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“Is it worth it?”

published 20/11/2003

Will lend large amounts of money

Will lend large amounts of money!!

I have a Direct line mortgage and took it out just over 2 years ago. The big advantage with them is that they will lend on the basis of affordability and not just simple multipliers like most lenders. However, this can cause problems. Me and my missus earn somewhere in the region of £40000 a year...

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Good

“Not really that competitive”

published 17/03/2001

None really

A jack of all trades - and not really a mortgage b...

I called Direct line a number of times for a quote as I was moving my mortgage over the last two months. I found that the service was slow and the products weren't that innovative or competitve. The brand is definately good but I think that they should stick with insurance as that is the field...

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