By the end of the year customers should be able to complete mortgage deeds online at HM Land Registry.
The Land Registry has been working on its digital mortgage service, ‘Sign Your Mortgage Deed’, for the past two years.
Shaun Ewings, product manager at HM Land Registry, explained the benefits of digital signatures: “Borrowers will save time as they won’t have to get their signatures witnessed or risk their documents being lost in the post. They will be able to log in and sign their deed at any time, meaning their application is more likely to move along more quickly.
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