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Hanley Economic Building Society Mortgages Reviews

Ratings based on 28 reviews Last review 1 week ago

Hanley Economic Building Society mortgage reviews can help you to find out what other Smart Money People have to say about what could be your biggest ever financial purchase. Smart Money People was established in 2014 to help provide an independent...

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Hanley Economic Building Society mortgage reviews can help you to find out what other Smart Money People have to say about what could be your biggest ever financial purchase. Smart Money People was established in 2014 to help provide an independent source of Hanley Economic Building Society mortgage reviews. You write your mortgage reviews here to help other people find the best mortgage providers. Together, we can make financial services work better for everyone.

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9th May 2019

Excellent Customer Service for a first time buyer

My son applied for a mortgage with the Hanley as a first time buyer. Jane Longmore was his Mortgage Advisor. From my observations Jane explained the requirements and responsibilities of buying a home and guided my son through the various stages from...

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My son applied for a mortgage with the Hanley as a first time buyer. Jane Longmore was his Mortgage Advisor. From my observations Jane explained the requirements and responsibilities of buying a home and guided my son through the various stages from application to approval. Buying a house is not straight forward but with the help of Jane and the obvious teamwork at the Hanley the various obstacles were overcome. My son has recently completed the purchase of his house and is delighted with the help that he received from the Hanley. Thank you very much.

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8th April 2019

Perfect if you like poor customer service and snail like responses (text edited by Smart Money People)

Where to start? Began mortgage application 6 weeks ago with requests for various bits of paperwork. Every time we expected a valuation date before a formal mortgage offer was given more paperwork was chased even though much of it contained the same...

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Where to start? Began mortgage application 6 weeks ago with requests for various bits of paperwork. Every time we expected a valuation date before a formal mortgage offer was given more paperwork was chased even though much of it contained the same information they had already been provided with. After 5 weeks, I rang through to speak to the underwriter dealing with our application as was told she had gone off on sick and not sent through the paperwork to my place of employment after stating she would do it imminently. The case was passed on to a new underwriter who hadn’t updated herself with the case notes so didn’t have a clue what they were waiting for (ironic considering we didn’t either!) the following week it was assigned to yet another case worker who evidently only worked part time and wanted yet again, more paperwork. This was sent through and she stated she would review this within 24 hours. Not sure which clock she was going by but 5 days later she left us on hold for almost an hour and the office kept telling us she was on lunch (for almost 2 hours) and still wouldn’t return our call. In the end she declared she couldn’t help us even though our solicitors were waiting to complete pending formal mortgage offer! In the midst of this we were awaiting a date with 2 small children needing to move out of rented accommodation within the next 2 weeks. The amount of stress and anxiety caused by this absolute joke of a company is endless! Would never recommend, (text edited by Smart Money People).

Reply from Hanley Economic Building Society
Thank you for your feedback. We have reviewed your mortgage application and the service provided and our aim is always to provide a first customer class service. If you wish to discuss this matter in more detail then please contact the Society on 01782 255122 or email marketingdept@thehanley.co.uk. Kind regards.
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8th April 2019

Lana from the Hanley - Fantastic!

I'm happy to say that I have received first class service from Lana at The Hanley. Nothing was ever too much trouble and she went above and beyond in ensuring that I got the right product for my budget. I used The Hanley based on family and friends...

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I'm happy to say that I have received first class service from Lana at The Hanley. Nothing was ever too much trouble and she went above and beyond in ensuring that I got the right product for my budget. I used The Hanley based on family and friends recommendation, look no further get yourself booked in!

Reply from Hanley Economic Building Society
Thank you for your wonderful feedback, we have also passed this onto your mortgage adviser :)
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8th April 2019

A great help at a stressful time

I dealt with Lana. Initially I was concerned as it took a while to get a phone appointment, but once I did everything moved very quickly. I struggled finding a mortgage due to a high LTV with a new build property, but Lana and the Hanley came to my...

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I dealt with Lana. Initially I was concerned as it took a while to get a phone appointment, but once I did everything moved very quickly. I struggled finding a mortgage due to a high LTV with a new build property, but Lana and the Hanley came to my rescue. Lana was thorough, efficient and very friendly. Nothing was too much trouble and she answered any and all of my questions very quickly (usually within a couple of hours of asking them!) Lana was also super helpful at completion as my solicitor was dragging his feet and she made sure the Hanley sent over requested details super quickly allowing me to complete when needed. All in all, it was a pleasure to deal with Lana and the Hanley and I would recommend them.

Reply from Hanley Economic Building Society
Thank you so much for your lovely feedback, we have also passed this onto your mortgage adviser :)
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1st April 2019

First-time homeowners - thanks to The Hanley!

Thank you to the team at The Hanley (especially our adviser, Jane) for ensuring that the process of obtaining the mortgage for our first home was smooth, simple and...

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Thank you to the team at The Hanley (especially our adviser, Jane) for ensuring that the process of obtaining the mortgage for our first home was smooth, simple and straightforward.
Jane was very patient throughout, and it was evident she worked hard for us.
Thank you so much Jane! We are very happy homeowners.

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22nd March 2019

Re-mortgage to Hanley Economical

Absolutely faultless. They were always more than happy to help with queries from the very initial phone call right the way through to completion (and I had a lot of queries/questions/problems but I always felt they were more than happy to help and...

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Absolutely faultless. They were always more than happy to help with queries from the very initial phone call right the way through to completion (and I had a lot of queries/questions/problems but I always felt they were more than happy to help and answer.) I even received a lovely "welcome" phone call on the morning of completion. I had the pleasure of dealing with Jane and she was amazing. Thank you!! :-)

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14th March 2019

Self-Build Mortgage Application

Just had to say a few words of thanks to the staff at 'The Hanley' for their patience, effort, understanding and good humour throughout my mortgage application. Not only was the mortgage product and associated insurance cover much better than anything...

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Just had to say a few words of thanks to the staff at 'The Hanley' for their patience, effort, understanding and good humour throughout my mortgage application. Not only was the mortgage product and associated insurance cover much better than anything else on the market; but the help, guidance and information provided was invaluable. There were a few occasions when it looked as though I would not be able to complete the application process but the staff never gave up and we are now building our house. I must give particular thanks to Jane Longmore who never gave up trying and ultimately succeeding in processing my application- were are truly grateful for all you have done. Thanks. If ever I have need of a mortgage again my first call will be to the Hanley.

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6th December 2018

Slower than a snail

Over two months and not got an offer yet. They are apparently understaffed!!! The delay is not down to any fault my end - I have an excellent credit check score and a good job- but is just them asking for ridiculous info from years back. And I’m only r...

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Over two months and not got an offer yet. They are apparently understaffed!!! The delay is not down to any fault my end - I have an excellent credit check score and a good job- but is just them asking for ridiculous info from years back. And I’m only remortgaging with them. I pity anyone looking for a mortgage to buy a property. They are way over the time scale they quoted for the offer. They might have some of the best deals but what good is that if they don’t make offers.

Reply from Hanley Economic Building Society
Thank you for your feedback. Our aim is always to provide a first class service. To better understand your concerns and resolve your issue can you please contact the Society on 01782 255122 or email marketingdept@thehanley.co.uk Kind regards.
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6th December 2018

Excellent service throughout as a first time buyer.

I had a bit of a unique situation regarding my mortgage being accepted, after dealing with various high street banks I spoke to The Hanley on...

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I had a bit of a unique situation regarding my mortgage being accepted, after dealing with various high street banks I spoke to The Hanley on recommendation.

From there on wards they took on board everything and found a solution that helped us going forward. I had excellent and professional service from start to finish, I received regular calls to see how everything was moving along which show they care about their clients they have and want you to help wherever needed.

I will happily recommend anyone to use The Hanley going forward.

I'd just like to thank everyone at The Hanley and especially Jane Longmore for the amazing service I received over my process.

Reply from Hanley Economic Building Society
Thank you for your feedback Daniel, we are so happy to hear that you had a smooth and happy experience with us.
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1st November 2018

Fantastic Service from start to finish

We received an absolutely fantastic and professional service from the Hanley - In particular our mortgage advisor Lana....

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We received an absolutely fantastic and professional service from the Hanley - In particular our mortgage advisor Lana.

After a bad experience with a high street bank we approached the Hanley and can not fault the experience in any way. We were kept up to date, emails answered quickly and efficiently. Absolutely everything was easy and professional.

We were constantly kept up to date, explanations given in understandable terms - Lana is an absolute star!

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5th September 2018

Excellent, personal service

We have only just recently been approved for our mortgage with the Hanley, but from the start of the mortgage application process we have been pleased with the service. We have dealt with our advisor, Jane, right from the start and she has been...

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We have only just recently been approved for our mortgage with the Hanley, but from the start of the mortgage application process we have been pleased with the service. We have dealt with our advisor, Jane, right from the start and she has been friendly and helpful throughout. She helped us to navigate the information we needed to provide to make our application, and was with us all the way. We chose the Hanley for its ethical credentials, and would now also choose them based on their customer focus too. Thank you to everyone involved in our application, especially Jane who worked so hard on our behalf.

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16th August 2018

Trying to get a mortgage

They lead you on asking for upfront fees. I paid then was refused product and it was non refundable . I was told not to worry about fee. As I would get mortgage. Absolutely the...

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They lead you on asking for upfront fees. I paid then was refused product and it was non refundable . I was told not to worry about fee. As I would get mortgage. Absolutely the worst.
My advice go to an independent advisor much better.
Avoid th economic at all costs

Reply from Hanley Economic Building Society
We're very sorry that we were unable to support your mortgage application. We do publish our fees for those products that have them on our website and at application and state whether they are refundable or not. We do this to ensure the applicant is equipped to make an informed decision on whether to apply. Once again we're sorry we could not help you on this occasion.
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1st August 2018

Excellent from start to finish

Having only used banks for mortgages in the past I was really impressed with how friendly and helpful Jane Longmore has been throughout the whole process of taking out my...

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Having only used banks for mortgages in the past I was really impressed with how friendly and helpful Jane Longmore has been throughout the whole process of taking out my mortgage.

Jane made the whole process from start to finish easy, efficient and very personal - I cannot recommend Jane (and the Hanley) highly enough.

Thanks for all your help!