View more on these topics

Just Mortgages offers new-build leads to brokers

New build leads are to be made available to self-employed brokers working with Just Mortgages through the firm’s new build division.

Just Mortgages says that brokers will be given the opportunity to work on allocated developments originating from 25 developers across 150 UK-wide sites.

Those who sign up to the scheme will cover these developments for nine months and earn 60 per cent commission, it adds.

Head of new build Paul Wilson says: “This offers the potential for hundreds of new leads, so a fantastic opportunity for any self-employed brokers looking to boost their businesses.”

Meanwhile, Just Mortgages head of the self-employed division Carl Parker adds, “We obviously want to encourage as many of our 190 self-employed brokers to sign up as we can, as this offers a great opportunity for them.

“We are also keen to speak to any brokers, particularly those already self-employed, that want more support than they are currently getting.”


PM calls for rules to ban “tiny” new build homes

The Prime Minister is calling for new regulations to prevent developers from building “tiny” or poor quality new homes. Speaking at the Chartered Institute of Housing conference later today Theresa May will admit the current system has left buyers around the country facing a “postcode lottery” in which not all local authorities impose minimum standards […]

Leaseholds banned for new build houses

James Brokenshire MP has announced that all new-build houses will be sold as freehold unless in “exceptional circumstances.” Speaking at the Chartered Institute of Housing conference today, Brokenshire detailed a range of measures and changes to the British housing landscape that will affect both residential homeowners and renters. As well as banning leasehold sales of […]

News Analysis: FCA’s mortgage broker directory a no-brainer for new business enquiries

New plans could increase brokers’ online presence and widen their networks The FCA’s plans to create a directory for mortgage brokers have been broadly welcomed by brokers, who hope the new tool will increase their visibility online and provide a source of new business leads. However, experts warn that the fairness and effectiveness of the […]

Sharp increase in London new home registrations: NHBC

Between March and May this year, 7,000 new homes were registered to by built in London – 125 per cent more than in the same time frame a year earlier, says the National House Building Council. Across the entire UK, 43,985 were registered, up from the 39,059 recorded the previous year. The private sector drove 31,322 […]

Unfinished business?

Pension specialist Fiona Tait gives an update on three big announcements from the 2016 Budget – Pensions Advice Allowance (PAA), the Lifetime ISA (LISA) and the pension dashboard. £500 Pensions Advice Allowance What’s new Under current rules it is possible to deduct an adviser charge from a defined contribution pension fund to pay for financial […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up