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Castle Trust hires Together’s Chang as BDM

Specialist lender Castle Trust has appointed Charissa Chang as BDM for the North.

Chang joins from Together, where she was a business development manager covering the North West and has over 17 years of experience in the industry.

Chang also worked at Tenet Group where she built strong relationships with brokers, supporting them with their business growth and development.

She will help the lender to grow its presence from the North West to Yorkshire.

Castle Trust sales director Marcus Dussard says: “The increasing demand from landlords for specialist buy-to-let investments, such as HMOs, multi-unit lets and holiday lets, is nationwide and we are growing the number of brokers we work with in the North of England.

“Charissa has fantastic knowledge, experience and contacts in the region and I’m very happy to welcome her to the team. We are looking forward to working together to help more brokers access truly flexible solutions to help their clients realise more value from property.”



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