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Reliance Bank partners with Knowledge Bank

Wednesday 19th August 2020 see’s Reliance Bank announce that they have partnered up with Knowledge Bank to help improve the way their mortgage criteria is shared with the mortgage intermediary market. This is a further step in their journey to help advisers provide a solution for their clients that are looking for a mortgage lender with a social conscience.

Gareth Byrne – Head of Mortgages for Reliance Bank says: “I am delighted to partner up with Knowledge Bank, we see this as another way to help advisers find our residential criteria. More and more people are looking to borrow money in a socially responsible way. That’s exactly what your clients can expect with Reliance Bank.”

Matthew Corker – Lender Relationship Manager for Knowledge Bank says: “Speaking with Gareth and the team, their passion for socially responsible lending really shone through. Reliance Bank’s common-sense lending approach together with their broad range of criteria including Shared Ownership and First Time Buyer focused products are great for brokers. We’re thrilled to partner with them and make their entire residential criteria available to all of our users. I genuinely think this lender will be a great addition to Knowledge Bank.”

Helping good people do great things with money
Reliance Bank has been at the forefront of socially responsible banking since 1890, when we were formed by William Booth the founder of The Salvation Army.

Why choose Reliance Bank for mortgages?

We offer a wide range of competitive mortgages
Fair and flexible lending options for first time buyers, remortgagers and home movers.

We’re helping more people onto the property ladder
Our mortgage range includes those designed to have a positive social impact, such as our Shared Ownership Mortgages.

You’ll get direct access to our mortgage team
As a broker, you’ll have access to the mortgage team who can provide answers to your questions and make decisions quickly. Our level of service is execution only.

The power to change lives
Reliance Bank donate up to 75% of our profits to The Salvation Army International, supporting its mission to help people whose lives have been affected by emergencies, disasters, poverty and social inequality.

Reliance Bank have already donated over £8million to The Salvation Army over the past 15 years, where it has been used to support their evangelical and charitable work in the UK and around the rest of the globe.

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The Salvation Army

We are proud to be the bank of The Salvation Army International. Find out more about our shared history.

We are proud to be the bank of The Salvation Army International. Find out more about our shared history.

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