We pride ourselves on our expertise, but we understand that it’s your expertise and trust as a broker that really matters for your clients.
We aim to support that relationship in everything we do. Our transparent processes, honest relationships and bespoke products are all there to help you provide great service for your clients.
We have 90 fully trained underwriters on hand to make sure brokers receive a quick, common-sense decision on every case.
We understand that our job is supporting brokers to build the best relationships and get the best results.
- That’s why we give brokers direct access to their underwriter.
- That’s why we lend based on common sense, not a tick in a box.
- That’s why our sales team and all our people are committed to working with brokers to look after what matters most - their clients.
Alexander Hall Associates
Over the last 25 years, Alexander Hall Associates has helped thousands of clients purchase properties by removing the stress of finding the right mortgage. With direct access to a wide range of lenders, plus exclusive deals, they are well placed to find the right deal to suit the client’s requirements. Alexander Hall has developed into one of the top mortgage brokers in the UK, with its Head Office in Holborn and offices across Central London.
Barclays is a committed intermediary-focused lender, with ambitions to become the ‘go-to’ bank for the UK intermediary market.
With over 325 years’ heritage and a truly global proficiency, Barclays can offer the UK mortgage market a broad mix of financial expertise. Its insight and experience ranges from its product and policy specialists, through to its economists, enabling the bank to deliver award-winning products to intermediaries and their clients.
It is with this expertise that Barclays can continue to develop and deliver innovative products, online tools and excellent service. Putting the customer at the centre of everything it does, the intermediary market can be confident in placing business with Barclays.
Bank of Ireland for Intermediaries
Bank of Ireland for Intermediaries offers a broad range of mortgages, both residential and buy to let, for purchase and remortgage, including interest-only products.
The Bank believes that excellent and consistent service is important. It is proud to provide an award-winning application system, allowing you to securely upload documents and communicate directly to your underwriter. This is backed up by industry expertise and support from its experienced telephone and field-based account managers.
Countrywide is a leading provider of surveying, conveyancing and asset management services, residential & commercial development and consultancy and property auctions. As one of the largest property businesses, we serve most major lenders, investors, house builders, commercial businesses, corporations, local authorities and housing associations. As the UK's largest property services group, we serve our customers in 1,500 locations across more than 50 brands.
Digital Mortgages by Atom Bank
Digital Mortgages by Atom bank was launched in November 2016 through a panel of selected intermediaries and provides a fast and friendly experience from customers’ mobiles or tablets. It uses the latest technology and integrated systems, meaning everything is done in real time using the next generation Mortgage Sales and Originations software from IRESS. Brokers are able to provide clients with instant, reliable decisions backed with automated processes that remove unnecessary delays and potential for human error.
L&C Mortgages is the Uk’s leading fee free broker, providing mortgage and protection advice over the phone 7 days a week from offices in Bath, Newcastle upon Tyne and London. Over 1 million people have already come to L&C for expert mortgage advice backed up with exceptional customer service, and we are currently expanding capacity to meet the growing demand from homebuyers and homeowners keen to get best value for their mortgage.
Leeds Building Society
Whether it’s through the Society’s competitive rates or its innovative products, Leeds Building Society is here to help their intermediaries make the best choices for their clients.
In an ongoing improvement to the Society’s service levels they now have 25 fully experienced Business Development Managers both field and telephone based. They know your area and know your cases; they’re here to help you find the best possible solutions for your clients.
Legal & General Insurance & Legal & General Mortgage Club
Legal & General Insurance
The Legal & General Group, established in 1836, is one of the UK’s leading financial services companies. As at 30 June 2016, we had over nine million customers in the UK for our life assurance, pensions, investments and general insurance plans.
We deal in life, death and everything in-between. So, when we do business, we think about the things that matter to people every single day, as the decisions they make today will define their lives tomorrow.
Our vision is to make life better by inspiring more people to protect their lifestyles.
Every day in one way or another, we help people make decisions that often define the future quality of their lives. We help people understand the risks they face and empower them to make enlightened lifestyle decisions about the protection they need.
Legal & General Mortgage Club
Legal & General Mortgage Club is the largest and longest running mortgage club of its kind in the UK - with over 9,000 members and more than 65 market lenders registered.
The Mortgage Club have completed mortgage sales of over £375 billion from inception to the end of 2016 and have almost a 30% share of the UK intermediated market. In fact, almost one in five UK mortgages are completed via our exclusive mortgage club.
It prides itself on adding value to its brokers by working closely with new and existing lenders to deliver great products in addition to exclusivity in terms of lender access, pricing and criteria. It also has specialist hubs for new build, buy to let, later life lending and equity release to support its firms, along with Mortgage Club TV and a significant social media presence to ensure it can get important and educational content to the market.
Metropolis Surveying Services
Metropolis Surveying Services are an independent business that although well known in the industry, are small enough to deliver excellent service and be able to meet all of their clients expectations. A true champion of the intermediary and lender market, Metropolis have been at the forefront of driving second charge valuations in particular and are widely recognised in the industry as the go to business to provide an unparalleled service. Metropolis believes in working in partnership with its clients and this is underpinned by the support from high street lenders, large panel managers and the second charge brokers and lenders.
Mortgage Advice Bureau
As one of the UK’s leading broker networks, Mortgage Advice Bureau has over 950 advisers, offering expert mortgage and protection advice on a local and national level.
Winning over 70 national awards during the last five years, Mortgage Advice Bureau handles over £12bn of loans annually, and was the first – and currently the only – mortgage intermediary to have floated on the London Stock Exchange, having joined the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in November 2014.
Mortgage Brain continues to lead the market, proactively supporting advisers, networks, lenders and partners with a comprehensive range of advanced specialist solutions.
Our portfolio includes MortgageBrain Classic and MortgageBrain Anywhere, online and offline mortgage sourcing systems now integrated with second charge products plus our renowned point-of-sale and compliance system, the Key. Also ConveyancingBrain, conveyancing sourcing and case tracking plus MTE offering online mortgage submission, MortgageBrain B2C websites, mortgage calculators and plug-ins and UKMortgages, our consumer mortgage app plus comprehensive lending data analysis.
Paragon Mortgages is a leading provider of buy-to-let mortgages, delivering lending solutions designed for professional landlords with more complex requirements. These include lending to limited companies as well as private individuals, lending on more complex property including HMOs and multi-unit blocks, higher aggregate lending limits and the ability to accommodate more complex letting arrangements including local authority leases and corporate leases along with standard ASTs.
Mortgage Trust is a sister brand to Paragon Mortgages and provides mainstream buy-to-let mortgages designed to meet the needs of smaller scale private investor landlords addressing primarily single self-contained properties let on a standard AST.
Precise Mortgages, the specialist lender you can bank on, delivers innovative residential, buy-to-let, bridging and second charge loans, available solely through a nationwide intermediary base. Its mission is to broaden the criteria for mortgage approval to support home owning aspirations and buy-to-let entrepreneurialism. Its award-winning, technology-driven underwriting and credit risk management processes mean Precise Mortgages can be more expansive in its mortgage and loan approvals – serving those underserved by mainstream lenders.
Principality Building Society
Principality Building Society is the society where home matters. So when your customers find somewhere they love, their proactive approach to lending means they make sure the keys fall into your customers hands as quickly and smoothly as possible.
Principality Intermediaries has a proactive approach when it comes to considering a case with specific criteria needs. Their team of mortgage experts will always work towards finding a solution that best suits your customer.
Help when you need it
The Principality intermediary support team make sure your mortgage applications run as smoothly as possible. They’re your dedicated point of contact for new business enquiries and have direct access to underwriters. Principality’s dedicated field based Business Development Managers are ready to support you as and when you need it. Covering Wales, North East and West England, South West England and Midlands there’s someone on hand to help.
Rostrum is the award-winning PR agency specialising in financial and professional services. Clients include Legal & General, Vida, Bluestone and YourMove. Rostrum’s experience includes PR, social media and content marketing for lenders, brokers, banks, insurers, law firms, intermediaries and estate agents, as well as technology and consulting clients. Rostrum is a PR Week Top 100 agency based in Farringdon. www.rostrum.agency.
Santander For Intermediaries
Santander For Intermediaries’ vision is to be your intermediary partner of choice through offering simple, clear products that provide you and your clients with on-going value. It is dedicated to the intermediary market and wants to help your business succeed. Its business development managers and regional teams will support you every step of the way and our dedicated intermediary website gives you access to all the tools and services you need, making it even easier for you to do business with us.
Secure Trust Bank
Straightforward Transparent Lending
As one of the UK’s best capitalised banks, we have a genuine opportunity to help those underserved by the high street. We’re bringing our unique brand of straightforward transparent banking to the mortgage market. Nothing revolutionary. Nothing complicated. Just fast, clear, more accessible mortgages, all delivered in a remarkably honest way.
- 100% intermediary focused
- Considering each case individually
- Flexible criteria, so a strong case never goes ignored
- Fast, honest decisions
- Underwritten by people with a desire to lend
- Mortgages for Self-Employed, Contractors, Complex Income and Credit Restored
- Lending from one of the UK’s best capitalised banks
So, if you have a good case we want to talk to you.
SimplyBiz Mortgages offers unrivalled specialist support to directly authorised mortgage advisers.
Working with over 3,000 mortgage intermediaries on a daily basis, the team provides support through a range of exclusive products, competitive procuration fees, assistance in placing complex business and expert helpdesk teams, on hand at all times to answer adviser queries.
In addition to access to a variety of lenders’ products through a panel that continues to grow, the team provide Members with one point of access to a range of ancillary products associated with mortgage provision. These include secured loans, commercial and overseas lending, equity release and conveyancing specialists, alongside exclusive general insurance options and best of breed protection products and support
At Skipton Intermediaries brokers are our top priority – as 95% of all our lending is done through the intermediary channel. That’s why we’re committed to delivering the right solutions for today’s mortgage market and understand that the way to help brokers deliver for their clients is through a personal, common-sense and flexible approach. It’s what we call real life lending. We pride ourselves on building strong relationships with our key intermediary partners. It’s what we do best and it’s what we’ll continue to do throughout 2017 and beyond.
Society of Mortgage Professionals
In 2005 the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) created the Society of Mortgage Professionals (SMP) to provide focus and momentum for the professional development of all those working in the mortgage and protection market across lending, administration, advice and broking, and associated support functions. The SMP is the only professional body available to mortgage and protection practitioners, and provides services to help organisations and individuals nurture their development within a culture of professional excellence.
TenetLime is one of the UK’s largest and most financially strong mortgage and protection support providers, supporting both appointed representatives and directly authorised firms. Our members get access to a vast array of services, including quality compliance support and market-leading panels, as well as added value services such as marketing. But it’s not just what we do that stands us out from the crowd, it’s how we do it. You see, we genuinely care about our members and go the extra mile to make a positive difference to their business. To find out more, visit www.tenetlime.co.uk or call 0800 085 0825.
Vida Homeloans is the modern mortgage lender for residential and buy to let customers who may not fit the criteria currently demanded by high street banks. Vida uses the latest technology to support and inform human decisions, providing intermediaries with a quick, efficient and reliable service.
For more information about Vida, please visit our website www.vidahomeloans.co.uk or call us on 03300 246 246
Virgin Money’s business ambition is to make “everyone better off”. This philosophy underpins our approach to business by offering good value to customers, treating employees well, making a positive contribution to society and delivering a profit to shareholders. With a powerful brand, strong balance sheet, customer-focused culture and an experienced executive team, we have created a business which delivers our unique approach to banking and financial services to 3.3 million customers.
Virgin Money offers savings, mortgages, credit cards, current accounts, currency services, pensions, investments and protection products to customers across the UK.
VitalityLife is owned by Discovery.
Discovery is a global insurance company with 7.5 million customers across four continents.
It works in private medical insurance, life insurance and general insurance, as well as investments and credit.
We want to enhance your life as well as protect it.
That’s why we make it easier and more affordable for you to get healthier. When you get healthier, you could get lower premiums, great rewards, and even more incentives to keep well. It’s a virtuous circle that leads to more rewarding cover and a healthier you.
We believe it’s the way all insurance should be.