myhomemove set for Manchester move

The company which helped over 38,000 people to buy, sell or remortgage their homes in 2013 will occupy two floors of Linley House, situated in the heart of city, which is set to open on 3 February.

The move comes as the company continues with its ambitious growth plans aiming to treble its operational activities by 2016 and complete 100,000 mover conveyancing cases a year.

By choosing to create a major site in Manchester myhomemove said it is confident it can recruit the best legal professionals currently working and training across the region.

Doug Crawford, chief executive of myhomemove, said: “Last year we increased our transactional volumes by 40% - a strong indication that the market is continuing to grow as consumer confidence returns.

“This is an incredibly exciting time for myhomemove, especially as this expansion marks the next phase in our development.

“We have always been a forward thinking and innovative company, so it’s full steam ahead as we reach for 100,000 completions by 2016.”

myhomemove’s head office is located in Leicester with a sister office situated in Blisworth, Northamptonshire and currently employs over 400 members of staff in the UK

Crawford said: “Our new centre in Manchester will become a hub of conveyancing excellence, creating over 200 new jobs in the next two years. It will enable us to deliver the exceptional service we pride ourselves on, as we take on more business.

“With over 18,000 legal professionals currently working and training in the city, we are in an excellent position to recruit the best people possible; and with a target of over 50,000 mover completions to achieve by the end of this year, our move to Manchester has come at the perfect time.”