Cartus Corporation announces new partnership

Employees relocating in the US could benefit from a new partnership between Cartus Corporation and mortgage provider Guaranteed Rate Affinity.

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International relocation company Cartus Corporation is partnering with Guaranteed Rate Affinity to include an enhanced mortgage service offering for its clients and their transferees.Guaranteed Rate Affinity will offer mortgage products and origination services to Cartus customers with the aim of providing transferring employees with convenient, value-added options during the homebuying process. 

Personalised guidance for relocating homebuyers

Through this partnership, relocating employees, who have specific needs and priorities in comparison to the general home-buyer, will receive personalised guidance.The partnership is also set to launch next year a digital mortgage platform that will provide clients and agents 24/7 access to mortgage documentation and resources. 
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“We want to provide our customers with an exceptional home buying experience," said Kevin Kelleher, president of Cartus, on the announcement. "Having this partnership with Guaranteed Rate Affinity enables us to provide them with a streamlined process that translates into outstanding customer service.“Transferees often have different needs and priorities than a local home buyer, and it’s our responsibility to ensure that the entire relocation process, including home financing, is as smooth as possible. I believe that Guaranteed Rate Affinity is clearly the right partner to help deliver against that promise,” continued Kelleher.  

Technology-enhanced mobility

Speaking on behalf of Guaranteed Rate Affinity, its chairman, Victor Ciardelli, said: “We look forward to partnering with Cartus by offering an innovative and streamlined mortgage process and powerful, evolving technology for their transferees.“Mortgage financing is a critical component of the home purchasing process and I am confident that the Guaranteed Rate Affinity team will provide the world-class service that is expected and deserved in this ever-evolving industry.”For related news and features, visit our residential property section. Look out for the launch of 2018's Relocate Awards, entries open in January. Relocate’s new Global Mobility Toolkit provides free information, practical advice and support for HR, global mobility managers and global teams operating overseas.Access hundreds of global services and suppliers in our Online DirectoryClick to get to the Relocate Global Online Directory