Accord Mortgages provides residential and buy-to-let mortgages, and offers advisers an expert sales team with BDMs and a telephone and web-based support team. It gives advisers direct access to a dedicated underwriter for each case. Accord Mortgages lends based on common sense, not a tick in a box. This lender exists to help brokers look after what matters most, their clients.
Alexander Hall Associates
Over the last 26 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.
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 with your underwriter. This is backed up by industry expertise and support from its experienced telephone and field-based account managers.
Barclays is an intermediary-focused lender committed to working in partnership with the intermediary market. The bank understands the importance of establishing lasting relationships, which is why it is committed to supporting advisers and their clients throughout the lifetime of their mortgage.
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.
Barclays has a dedicated intermediary support team, award-winning products and online support tools, including an affordability calculator and help centre. The bank pays a procuration fee on retention cases as well as for new business.
BM Solutions is dedicated to supporting intermediaries with competitive products, forward-thinking technology and award-winning service. BM Solutions is committed to supporting advisers and their clients through its experienced team of BDMs. Its award-winning five-star service comes as standard but this lender doesn’t take things for granted. BM Solutions is continually refining its products and criteria to suit adviser needs.
Connells Group is one of the largest and most successful estate agency and property services providers in the UK.
Founded in 1936 and with a network of nearly 600 branches nationwide, the industry-leading Group combines residential sales and lettings expertise with a range of consumer and corporate services including mortgage services, new homes, conveyancing, EPC provision, surveying, corporate lettings, asset management, land & planning, LPA receivers and auctions.
Connells Group is a subsidiary of the Skipton Building Society, one of the UK’s largest providers of financial services and products.
Countrywide is a leading provider of surveying, conveyancing and asset management services, residential and commercial development, and consultancy and property auctions. As the UK's largest integrated property services Group we serve most major lenders, investors, house builders, commercial businesses, corporations, local authorities and housing associations. Countrywide’s network of expertise combining national scale and local reach helps more people move than any other business in the UK.
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 origination software from IRESS. Brokers can provide clients with instant, reliable decisions backed with automated processes that remove unnecessary delays and potential for human error.
Halifax Intermediaries wants to make life as easy as possible for intermediaries. That’s why it is committed to providing and delivering excellent products and service to advisers and their clients. It’s easier to do business with Halifax Intermediaries. Its product proposition includes homemovers, remortgages, large loans, new build and affordable housing. Advisers can also secure a great new deal for their existing Halifax clients and retain their business with Halifax product transfers and further advances.
HSBC UK for Intermediaries
Established in 1865, HSBC has become one of the world’s leading banks, whilst remaining deeply rooted in the UK.
For over 150 years, we have connected customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper as well as continuing to invest in growth and innovation to make banking simple, safe and sustainable.
HSBC is recognised as a global leader in mortgages and the bank is committed to helping customers all over the world to realise their ambitions by owning their own property.
With the UK Mortgage Market undergoing an unprecedented amount of change in recent years, we have seen a transformation in the way our customers interact with us.
Brokers are an integral part of the housing market, providing a valuable service to home buyers and re-mortgagers alike.
In 2015, the bank entered into the mortgage intermediary market, which has since led to us investing in a new mortgage platform, simplifying and streamlining the end to end journey for our brokers.
With the new mortgage platform providing greater automation and a distribution function consisting of experienced field based Business Development Managers and a UK based telephony Broker Support Team, we are committed to making our products available via the customer’s preferred channel of choice.
Our dedicated HSBC for Intermediaries channel offers the flexibility and functionality needed to provide a high quality service to our intermediary partners and their clients.
L&C Mortgages is the Uk’s leading fee free broker, providing mortgage and protection advice 7 days a week from offices in Bath, Newcastle upon Tyne and London. Over 1 million people have already come to L&C, online and over the phone, for expert mortgage advice backed up with exceptional customer service. We continue to expand capacity to meet the growing demand from homebuyers and homeowners keen to get best value for their mortgage.
Legal & General Insurance Intermediary, Legal & General Mortgage Club & Legal & General Surveying Services
Legal & General Insurance Intermediary
Legal & General were founded in 1836 and today we help over 10 million people globally with saving, investing, building retirement income and insuring. We aim to help people achieve financial security in all the countries we operate in an affordable way, and are investing in economic growth to build a positive future for all. We're guided by our purpose that in everything we do we are economically and socially useful.
In Legal & General Insurance our goal is to make life better by inspiring more people to protect their lifestyles. Our Intermediary partners are fundamental to achieving this goal and we work together to ensure more and more customers have the protection they need.
Legal & General Mortgage Club
Legal & General Mortgage Club is the largest and longest-running mortgage club in the UK, involved in around 30% of the intermediary mortgage market, and one in five of all mortgages in the UK. Now in its 23rd year, it has completed well over £400bn of mortgage. It prides itself on adding value to its brokers by working closely with new and existing lenders to deliver great products, pricing and criteria. It also has a great mortgage desk and specialist hubs for new build, second charge, conveyancing, buy to let 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.
Legal & General Surveying Services
Legal & General Surveying Services (LGSS) is the UK’s leading provider of valuation and property risk management services to our clients. We carry out over 35% of the valuations across the UK, distributing over 550,000 valuations per annum on behalf of our mortgage lenders, banks and Building Societies. LGSS was established in 1988 and is a wholly owned Legal & General company. During this time, we have developed a strong quality and service led reputation and are now at the forefront of valuation services.
Metro Bank’s aim is simply to revolutionise banking by creating fans not customers. With a national Business Development Manager presence, we are building a strong intermediary mortgage business through a broad proposition that encompasses all aspects of the Prime Residential and Buy-to-Let sectors. We have a strong deposit base, helping us to continue lending with confidence.
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 1,000 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 bring Advisers, Networks and Lenders a full range of truly innovative, latest generation solutions in first and second charge mortgage sourcing, conveyancing sourcing and case tracking, multi-lender mortgage submission platform, back office and compliance systems plus APIs, data solutions, websites and lead generation plug-ins.
We reinvest 40% of our turnover each year into product development in addition to regular enhancements to support regulation & take advantage of technology innovation. We also provide comprehensive free training and support to enable all our 22,000 customers gain the best and most out of our systems.
Everything we do is with our customers in mind: to enable individuals and organisations to benefit from technological advancement and operate compliantly, effectively and efficiently.
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 deals for the Help to Buy shared equity scheme. Service is its no.1 priority – that’s why NWIS has a team of 53 field and phone BDMs covering the UK and a dedicated broker instant messaging service LiveTALK. Its service has been recognised by the industry, and was awarded a five-star rating at the Financial Adviser Service Awards 2017. It also won the Best Mortgage Lender Award at the Money Marketing Awards 2017.
Openwork are one of the UK's largest financial advice networks, supporting over 2,000 Financial Advisers across more than 700 businesses.
Mortgage Advisers are central to Openwork. They are here to help them grow and become more successful, offering them a unique combination of support to help them achieve those goals.
This includes access to a market-leading lender panel, business development activity, cutting-edge marketing support and help to optimise cross sales income from protection and general insurance. Openwork can even help them extend their proposition further, into pensions and investments.
Paragon has worked with intermediaries in the private rented sector for over 20 years. We have built a wealth of experience in meeting the needs of both portfolio and non-portfolio landlords, whether they’re individuals, limited companies or limited liability partnerships.
Platform is an established intermediary lender that was launched in 1997 and since 2009 has been fully owned by The Co-operative Bank. Platform prides itself on providing a range of mainstream and buy-to-let products that are supported by a set of commitments to its intermediary customers. Platform’s commitments are to always be accessible, supportive and consistent in all interactions. As well as these commitments Platform also has both a field-based and internal business development management structure, ensuring that every registered intermediary has a dedicated point of contact to provide all of the support required when needed.
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 and loan 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.
Santander for Intermediaries
Our vision is to be your intermediary partner of choice through offering simple, clear products that provide you and your clients with ongoing value. We’re dedicated to the intermediary market and want to help your business succeed. Our 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.
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
TenetLime is one of the UK’s largest and most financially strong mortgage and protection support networks. Our members get access to a vast array of award-winning services, including quality compliance support and market-leading mortgage and protection panels, as well as added value services such as adviser recruitment and 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.
The New Homes Group
The New Homes Group is the UK’s leading new homes specialist in part exchange, assisted move, mortgages and Government first-time buyer initiatives for the new homes industry.
Since 1990, The New Homes Group has continuously gone from strength to strength due to its close relationships with its housebuilder clients, lenders and estate agents, delivering a smooth, proactive, professional and high level of customer service. In 2017 they processed over 15,000 applications for, part exchange, assisted move and mortgage services. 2017 was a particularly impressive year for the group, which saw their staffing levels increase to over 400 employees and achieve record-breaking growth in terms of overall success.
The New Homes Group: also includes New Mortgage Helpline, Torc24, IMH and Stan Collins & Co, all leaders within new homes. 2018 sees the introduction of their new look which has been rolled out throughout the Group and truly reflects the company’s enviable position as the UK’s leading new homes specialist.
Specialist lender Together provides funding on residential, commercial and semi-commercial properties, as well as land and developments, working with all kinds of customers, from SMEs and LLPs to sole traders and the self-employed. Whether it’s for a residential investment, a commercial acquisition or to release equity, Together can help customers to access the finance they need.
With 44 years’ experience, Together has firmly established itself as a leader in the specialist finance industry and last year, lent a total of just under £1.2 billion, with a current loan book of over £2.37 billion.
Together has received a host of accolades for its products and services including; best short-term/bridging lender, best buy-to-let mortgage provider and finance company of the year. Together is also listed in ‘The Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250’, the elite league table ranking Britain's private mid-market growth companies.
VitalityLife is owned by Discovery. Discovery is a global insurance company with 7.5 million customers across four continents.
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