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Rooftop Direct teams up with Burns Anderson and Mortgage Broking Services

Specialist lender Rooftop Mortgages has been appointed to the lending panels of Burns Anderson and Mortgage Broking Services through its Rooftop Direct arm.

Rooftop Direct is specifically targeted at those network members who prefer to submit direct to the lender. The first such arrangement with Sesame came into effect on September 1.

Jonathan Naylor, managing director of Rooftop Mortgages, says: Burns Anderson and MBSLs choice of Rooftop confirms that we are bringing something new and relevant to the market.

We have passed their strict criteria for product quality and service delivery and look forward to working with them. These latest Rooftop Direct arrangements are part of our drive to extend this service through further network tie-ups, building a business stream that complements our existing packager relationships.


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