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Burton joins Advantage business development team

Burton began professional life as a mortgage broker before becoming a BDM for a mortgage packager in 2001 and so brings with him the experience and understanding of the needs of both worlds.

He cites Advantage&#39s distribution strategy as one of the key attractions: its presence on the panel of most major mortgage networks means Burton can maintain the relationships he has built with brokers over the last three years.

Peter Bass, head of sales and marketing at Advantage, says: “I have known Joe for some time and am fully aware of the quality, experience and commitment he now brings to Advantage, which aligned with our distribution strategy is a guarantee for success.”


Trafalgar Homeloans boost for brokers

Ian Balfour, sales and marketing director, says: “This is a fantastic offering. Trafalgar now offers lower rates and loadings across the core range along with increased income multiples of 4.5 + 1 or 3.5 x joint. Self-certification percentages have been increased for employed and self employed alike and the rental income cover required on the […]

Burns-Anderson receives scope of permission notice

John Hayden, business development director, says: “Reaching this milestone demonstrates Burns-Anderson&#39s commitment towards these market sectors, its members and underpins the recently-launched mortgage & general insurance services.”

Online fastrack approval process by first4Brokers

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Genesis warns brokers to get truth from networks

To help brokers separate financial fact from fiction, Genesis is providing a free revenue planning service which will be based on a brokers precise volume and mix of mortgage business. John Lee, head of sales and marketing at Genesis says: “What matters with network charges is the net income brokers actually receive. That means not […]

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