I visited Nationwide's Dover branch and saw how technology is being used to speed up the mortgage process.
Ispent time meeting the building society's staff, touring the branch and learning about new services on offer.
One of these is Nationwide Now, which allows customers to complete mortgage applications via video as soon as they get to the branch, rather than wait for appointments.
It was great to see Nationwide being innovative with digital services. Mortgage access is going to be key to building a better future for Dover and Deal.
I want to see more people owning their own homes and putting down roots in this wonderful area. That's why I was also pleased they have committed to keeping the Dover and Deal branches open, meaning people who want a more traditional service can get it.
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