Alexander Hall Associates
Alexander Hall is a mortgage and protection intermediary based in London serving all of the UK, established in 1992.
The business prides itself on bringing fresh people into the industry, cultivating highly-trained employees, delivering quality, and building strong relationships with its customers and business partners.
Alexander Hall promotes a culture of hard work, integrity and collaboration which empowers its diverse and inclusive workforce to provide customers with a five-star service.
Barclays prides itself on the quality of its people and how quickly they adapted to overcome a host of challenges when supporting intermediary partners and a variety of borrowers.
As a lender, it has certainly not stood still over the past 18 months. Every decision made over this period has been geared towards improving lending policy and criteria, providing reliable service levels and facilitating a more efficient mortgage journey - all whilst maintaining a highly competitive product range.
At the heart of these positive changes are Barclays’ people, and the bank is delighted to be involved in events such as the British Mortgage Awards which recognise talented and deserving individuals throughout the mortgage market.
Bank of Ireland for Intermediaries
Bank of Ireland for Intermediaries
Bank of Ireland for Intermediaries is focused on helping you to help more clients. Our range of residential and Buy to Let mortgages are underpinned by experienced people and great service. Whether you’re looking for solutions for buyers with small deposits or landlords needing a more flexible approach to affordability, we’re right here for you.
Why choose us?
We offer great service and have the right people, products and systems to support you.
- Experienced and knowledgeable Business Development team available to support you wherever you are in the country
- Common sense underwriting decisions – Day 1 shopping list including automatic acceptance for straightforward cases
- Direct contact to underwriters through our online case messaging system
- Pragmatic, flexible approach for good quality, complex cases
- Award winning, Best Large Loan Lender
BM Solutions is dedicated to supporting intermediaries with competitive products, forward-thinking technology and award-winning service.
It’s committed to supporting you and your clients through its experienced team of BDMs. BM’s award-winning five-star service comes as standard but it doesn’t take things for granted. The lender is continually refining its products and criteria to suit your needs, so that you have all you need to do business with BM Solutions.
Connells Group is the largest estate agency network in the UK. With over 1,200 high street branches, the group trades under 85 well-known and trusted local estate agency brands.
Connells is also one of the UK’s largest mortgage distributors. It has a large and mature business supporting its estate agency customers and branches, with a national network of more than 1,000 mortgage consultants.
The Group owns Mortgage Intelligence (MI), which operates an AR mortgage network and a Club market. Connells Group also includes the New Homes Group, encompassing New Homes Mortgage Helpline, Torc24, IMH and New Homes Mortgage Scotland.
Finally, it owns Dynamo, a phone-based specialist mortgage business for both buy-to-let and residential customers, and a specialist mortgage club for the DA market.
Countrywide Surveying Services
Countrywide Surveying Services - one of the largest, most trusted property surveying and valuation practices in the UK.
We act on behalf of corporate lender clients and individual home buyers. We employ over 700 personnel, including over 450 in-house RICS qualified Registered Valuers covering most UK postcodes including Northern Ireland.
In Scotland we operate under the brand name of Harvey Donaldson & Gibson (HDG), whose Head Office is in Glasgow.
We offer a full range of valuation reports, survey and panel management services, and through innovative collaboration, work in partnership to meet the needs of our customers. Our surveyors operate using market leading technology for on-site inspections and remote valuations which supports efficient and quality valuation reports and surveys.
Countrywide Surveying Services is part of Connells Group, the UK’s largest and leading estate agency and property services provider.
Coventry for Intermediaries
Coventry for intermediaries is dedicated to providing brokers with award-winning service and products that give you the confidence to do business with them. Every broker has access to a business development manager. As well as calling you can now use CFI chat, where advisers are on hand to help you quickly with product and policy information. We also respect that your clients are your clients. At maturity, we’ll direct them back to you. Additionally, we keep product transfers simple. There’s no form to fill in - all you need to do is give us a call.
Digital Mortgages by Atom Bank
Digital Mortgages by Atom bank is the intermediary part of Atom bank which is the UK’s first bank built exclusively for mobile. We’re app based, which means we’re not splashing out on high street branches, so we’ve got lower overheads. It also means our customers (and intermediaries) benefit. Low costs for us means better rates for mortgage customers. Our mortgage proposition launched in December 2016 through a panel of selected intermediaries and provides a fast, friendly and more efficient mortgage 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 their clients with instant decisions backed up with automated processes that remove unnecessary delays. Using the Atom bank app, customers receive instantaneous updates and can see their mortgage application journey with complete transparency through every stage.
eConveyancer is a portal that provides a choice of over 50 UK-wide conveyancing firms, helping to streamline the end-to-end journey for your clients.
The eConveyancer portal generates illustrations based on key criteria and you can then filter if required by price, service satisfaction ratings & distance from your client. All done in a few clicks on the keyboard. The portal will find the perfect legal services partner for all your clients.
eConveyancer caters for all client requirements including known upfront supplements for property specifics and lender panel conditions too.
With a personal service, online case tracking, regular email updates and a UK-based helpdesk available, you and your clients will benefit from greater control and awareness of how each case is progressing.
Additionally, through eConveyancer you can also exclusively access DigitalMove, the digital conveyancing platform which is transforming the homemoving experience for everyone. Watch our DigitalMove video.
Halifax wants to make life as easy as it can for intermediaries. That’s why it’s committed to providing and delivering excellent products and service to you and your clients.
It’s easier to do business with Halifax Intermediaries.
Its product proposition includes home movers, remortgages, large loans, new build, Help to Buy and affordable housing.
You can also secure a great new deal for your existing Halifax clients and retain their business with Halifax Product Transfers and Further Advances.
Hodge is a specialist lender with more than 50 years’ experience. We’re driven by innovation, launching the first equity release product in 1965, and now offering the full range of later-life lending options.
We pride ourselves on delivering personal service and direct access to our expert underwriters. Our Specialist Lending Support team and regional BDMs ensure the application process runs smoothly. For us, no case is too complex, and we strive to help brokers place difficult cases.
HSBC Life (UK) Limited is part of the HSBC Group, one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. HSBC Group serve more than 40 million customers worldwide through a network that covers 64 countries and territories in its geographical regions: Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, and Middle East and North Africa.
We aim to be present where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.
HSBC Life (UK) Limited is a subsidiary of HSBC Bank plc and was founded in the UK in 1988.
HSBC Life (UK) Limited offers insurance services to meet protection and investment management needs. Our services and solutions are available through HSBC banking channels and selected third-parties, including financial advisers and aggregators.
HSBC is one of the world’s largest and most successful banking and financial services organisations, with a proud history of serving customers and communities for more than 150 years.
It’s purpose and role is to enable businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, helping people fulfil their hopes and dreams and realise their ambitions.
Throughout its history HSBC has been where the growth is, serving customers and communities by connecting them to opportunities, whilst ensuring banking remains simple, safe and sustainable.
With it’s ring-fenced bank deeply rooted in the UK, HSBC UK’s dedicated Intermediary mortgage channel continues to offer the flexibility and functionality needed to provide a high-quality service to our Intermediary partners and their customers.
The broker journey has been transformed by it’s broker platform with digital integration reducing packaging requirements, income and expenditure requirements as well as time to offer.
HSBC UK’s Business Development Managers and UK-based telephony Broker Helpdesk continue to provide a superior level of support that our partners have become accustomed to.
Kent Reliance for Intermediaries
A leader in the specialist intermediary mortgage market, Kent Reliance for Intermediaries offers a range of buy to let and residential products that may not fit the criteria of mainstream lenders.
Providing unrivalled personal service using a national BDM network, it’s perfectly placed to help brokers navigate challenging cases.
Its large underwriting team assess each case individually, applying flexibility and common sense to ensure brokers can access best-suited products.
OneSavings Bank plc and Charter Court Financial Services combined in 2019, joining Kent Reliance for Intermediaries, Precise Mortgages and InterBay Commercial as its trading brands in the specialist lending space.
Leeds Building Society
As a mutual, going above and beyond conventional lending, Leeds Building Society has won a host of prestigious awards for its mortgages, demonstrating its commitment to the market and those it serves.
The lender is constantly evolving and understands that one size doesn’t fit all. That’s why it has a diverse range of mortgage products covering a variety of customer requirements.
Leeds works side by side with brokers and administrators to ensure its technology is supported by teams of Business Development Managers, experienced underwriters and a Service Desk - all with a helpful and friendly approach.
The lender has recently launched its new platform Mortgage Hub, with simplified DIP and applications giving instant decisions, saving you time and effort. There are also many self-serve functions including document upload, real-time case tracking and resetting your password.
Mortgage Advice Bureau
Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB) is the UK’s most recognised mortgage intermediary brand, winning over 150 national awards for the quality of its advice and service.
With over 1,500 advisers, MAB offers expert mortgage and protection advice on a local, regional and national level to consumers face to face, over the phone or remotely via video. Mortgage Advice Bureau handles over £16bn of loans annually, and was the first – and is 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 is a mortgage technology expert that has developed market-leading software solutions for over 30 years. Its suite of products and services supports advisers with an end-to-end journey from sourcing to conveyancing.
Annually reinvesting 40% of overheads into product development enables continual enhancement of its solutions and new product development that transforms the mortgage process for everyone. Mortgage Brain is proud to proactively support intermediary mortgage advisers, lenders, networks, and corporates.
Its recent innovations include integrating its criteria and product sourcing systems, the launch of an affordability sourcing solution (Affordability Hub), the development of the COVID-19 support hub, and the launch of an online application submission platform, Lendex.
NatWest Intermediary Solutions
NatWest’s dedicated intermediary mortgage business offers a range of residential and buy to-let mortgages for mortgage brokers to recommend to their customers including their quick and easy product transfers. Service is its no.1 priority – that’s why NWIS has a team over 50 BDMs covering the UK and a dedicated broker instant messaging service LiveTALK.
The Openwork Partnership
Since The Openwork Partnership first started, our story has been one of evolution and adaptation. We have changed shape many times over the years to reflect changing client needs and during that time we have developed a strong sense of who we are and why we do what we do.
As one of the UK’s largest and longest-established financial advice and investment networks, we’ve been together for 45 years. Over 4,100 advisers and 550 staff are at the heart of the business, backed by a strong shareholder base. More like a family than a business partnership, we listen, we have open conversations, and we believe in letting people be themselves.
Across The Openwork Partnership, we work together to take care of client needs at every stage of their lives. A holistic approach that is grounded in our purpose – to make it easier for clients to face their financial future with confidence and optimism.
Our unique community spirit is epitomised by the way our advisers and colleagues come together to support their communities, through The Openwork Foundation’s fundraising, volunteering and grant programmes. The Foundation has been at the heart of the business culture since 1981 and has donated over £20.5m to make a positive difference to vulnerable children and adults in the UK and abroad. The funds raised are distributed in the form of grants to registered charities nominated by our advisers and colleagues, through The Openwork Foundation (registered number 1184592).
As one of the pioneers of buy-to-let, Paragon have been helping UK landlords to grow their businesses for more than 25 years. Working with their network of key intermediaries, Paragon prides itself on their extensive mortgage range so that you can find the right mortgage for your clients, no matter how big or small their portfolio.
Paragon’s in-depth knowledge of buy-to-let and the UK’s private rented sector means that they fully understand landlords’ requirements. From simple and straightforward propositions to specialist and complex cases, they have the experience and expertise to meet their needs.
Pepper Money is a multi-award-winning specialist lender offering residential and buy-to-let mortgages exclusively through intermediaries.
Pepper Money believes in challenging the accepted. It takes a more human approach to underwriting, to build a truer picture and reach a fairer outcome for your customers.
The lender prides itself on its ability to look beyond the numbers on a credit score and its specialist team of skilled, mandated underwriters reviews each case on its own merits.
With broad criteria, competitive pricing and a positive lending attitude, Pepper Money can help you to help more of your customers. From first-time buyers and the recently self-employed, to those with adverse credit or complex incomes.
One of the UK’s largest mortgage clubs, PMS is committed to supporting ambitious firms to grow and evolve. We do this by designing our products and services to educate advisers on market trends, to provide exclusive mortgage products and services, as well as technology solutions, property valuation and legal support, protection, and more.
We focus on delivering a truly personalised, collaborative approach that places our members and customers at the heart of everything we do.
Plus, as we’re part of Sesame Bankhall Group, our members benefit from access to expertise across the world of financial advice.
As the UK’s leading specialist lender, Precise Mortgages has been helping customers underserved by high street lenders or those with a less than perfect credit profile since its launch in 2010.
It believes that although your customer’s case may be complex, applying for it shouldn’t be. Its’ award-winning range of buy to let and residential mortgages, bridging finance and second charge loans are designed to help you get the mortgage or loan your customer needs as quickly and easily as possible.
PRIMIS Mortgage Network
PRIMIS Mortgage Network brings the power of Advance Mortgage Funding Limited, First Complete Ltd and Personal Touch Financial Services Ltd together under one roof, providing intermediaries with support that is second to none.
Part of the LSL Group and backed by its extensive financial services experience and knowledge, PRIMIS aims to grow not just its network, but intermediaries’ businesses too.
Sesame is one of the largest and longest-established adviser networks in the UK, offering our members a breadth of knowledge and support.
We have specialised in mortgages, protection and general insurance for more than 20 years, placing our members and their customers at the heart of everything we do.
In addition to market-leading products, including exclusive arrangements across mortgages, protection and general insurance, we work to ensure that our members benefit from our truly personalised, collaborative approach.
And, because we’re part of Sesame Bankhall Group, our members benefit from access to expertise across the world of financial services.
Skipton Building Society for Intermediaries
Making things easier for you
Without you, Skipton Building Society for Intermediaries knows it wouldn’t be where it is today. That’s why the society provides a variety of services and tools designed to make things faster, easier and better for you. You can talk to real people who can make decisions. You can phone, email, web chat or video call. You can get practical support from your local BDM. And use the society’s online tools around the clock.
As a mutual, The Exeter couldn’t be more friendly. They are committed to working with you to grow your business and deliver the best possible outcomes for your clients. Put simply - you matter more.
The Exeter’s multi award-winning proposition provides you with a range of products to meet your clients’ needs, including:
- Income protection
- Life cover
- Health insurance
Added support through HealthWise
The HealthWise app is free for members and their immediate family, giving convenient access to expert medical advice and treatments.
HealthWise is provided by Square Health.
Uinsure never stops innovating, because we’re passionate about keeping insurance competitive and customers protected. We believe in delivering the greatest customer experience that's underpinned with cutting-edge technology and currently supports 1,000s of advisers across the UK to confidently and expertly refer and advise General Insurance products.
Virgin Money is the new disruptive force in UK banking. Bringing together the combined history and expertise of Clydesdale Bank, Yorkshire Bank and Virgin Money, it is the only bank outside the ‘Big 5’ that boasts a genuine full-service personal and business banking capability.
Virgin Money serves 6.6 million customers across the UK through a digital-first approach that offers leading online and mobile services, supported by telephone and branch banking, including a national network of branches and business banking centres.
The business is structured around three divisions – personal, mortgages and business – offering a full range of products and services for consumers and small and medium sized businesses. This is delivered through its leading technology platform to deliver a consistently world-class experience for customers.
Its ambition is clear – to make Virgin Money a new force in consumer and business banking that will disrupt the status quo.