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Paaleads launches telephone leads service has launched a qualified by telephone service for mortgage leads, which enables leads to be passed onto intermediaries in an instance.

This service means that while on the phone, a team member will confirm the lead is actively seeking mortgage advice and is in a financial position to proceed.

Once qualified, each lead can be instantly transferred to an intermediary on the other line.

The lead types available under the new bidding qualifies by telephone scheme include adverse mortgage leads, house purchase and remortgage up to 150,000, house purchase and remortgage above 150,000, equity release and buy-to-let.

Vanessa Blount, head of, says: Launching the qualified by telephone service with our bidding scheme gives intermediaries the opportunity to speak immediately to clients who are hot to buy.

This speedy approach to connecting clients and advisers makes the process quick and effective for both parties.

This is another example of leading the way in flexibility and transparency, putting the intermediary in complete control of the price, source and lead type he wants.

Qualified by telephone was trialled for four months, after its sister brand reported a significant increase in consumers telephoning for financial advice.

The success of the trial and increased adviser demand led to launch qualified by telephone scheme.


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