Workshops are coming to an end… We have Jackie Wassall’s last regional workshop of 2019 at St.Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club in Chepstow on 6th November 2019. There are few spaces remaining so register your place here! Justin Hawes last workshop will be at Epsom Racecourse in Epsom on 19th November 2019. Register […]
Welcome to Issue 12 of Direct Magazine, our Directly Authorised Club News. This is a special technology edition, focusing on what is available in the market across all areas that can help to support your sales process and back office. Also in this edition, you will see our TMA Awards winners spread – can […]
It’s World Mental Health Day on the 10th of October and this year’s theme is suicide prevention. Through campaigns and people in the public eye sharing their stories, mental health is now part of the public conversation. Tragically, however, suicide remains the single biggest killer of males under the age of 45 in the UK1. […]
Auction Purchase Case Study Auction purchases can be a great way of buying properties at a discount and potentially achieving quick equity growth. Typically, a property will be listed via an auction because it may be uninhabitable (think no kitchen or bathroom) or it may be that the vendors need to realise sale funds quickly […]
Paragon always looking at ways to make their intermediaries’ lives easier, which is why they’ve taken your feedback on board and developed a brand new intermediary portal. They look forward to hearing about what you think! What’s new? Enhanced product search Pre-application mortgage illustrations See all your Paragon buy-to-let applications in one place Real-time […]
Many of your clients might consider their most valuable asset to be their house, car, maybe their pension savings or the prospect of an inheritance. But like most, they’ll overlook the obvious – themselves and their ability to earn. Their income pays for everything – the essential everyday bills such as mortgage, rent, utilities and […]
You can’t miss the vast amount of building work going on locally. In the main, it is by large property developers/builders, but we are receiving enquiries from brokers with customers looking to build their own dream home or renovate and extend their existing properties. This can also include knocking down the property and building a new one […]
For too long, income protection has lived in the shadows of life and critical illness cover. This is despite a quarter of UK adults saying they couldn’t survive financially if they were out of work for a month*. The truth is there’s no better way of protecting your clients from the financial impact of illness […]
Check out our Precise Mortgages Top Slicing Bank-Off entry! As you can see Malcolm Green was the star of the show! Great teamwork all! #TEAMWORK #TopSlicingBake #AMONSTERINTHEBAKING
Things have been heating up out there for many advisors with temperatures in excess of 35° recorded in July. Well this is certainly no different for the team at Positive Lending who are continuing to help more and more clients month on month with more and more specialist solutions being provided. Positive lending beat all […]
Anti-debt charity findings New research published by StepChange, the anti-debt charity, revealed that four million people have been ill with a chronic condition in the UK over the last two years1. 59% of these people were left financially worse off as a result with many left in debt and experiencing financial distress. How can […]
Tasty Deal with the Food Group Utilising Homeowner Business Loans. Nine directors of the same company have secured a £1million funding package for their business – through second charge loans secured against their homes. The bosses at The Food Group needed £750,000 to clear an existing bridging loan and another £250,000 to invest back into their business, a […]
We are delighted to announce that from tomorrow (24/7/19) offers for new build properties across our entire product range will be valid for 6 months. We will be making mortgage offers for new-build properties valid for six months, whilst their valuations will now be valid for seven months. Our standard & limited company range is […]
Shared Ownership, a year on… It is 166 years since we first started helping people to own their own homes, and we’ve now been offering your clients Shared Ownership for one year. Our Shared Ownership proposition includes: 100% of maintenance and benefits received such as child tax credits, child benefits and universal credits accepted […]
Leek United has made enhancements to key aspects of its lending policy that responds to both a changing mortgage market and the Society’s own lending strategy. The policy updates will open up further avenues for customers and for brokers to assist more customers. The main policy changes are: We now accept income from self-invested personal […]
Voting for the TMA Awards is officially open, now’s the chance to have your say on who you think deserves to win. Don’t forget there are three new categories where by you can nominate an individual in your firm. Click here to vote. Voting closes 9th August.
Our next round of workshops can be found on our events page. For more information click here.
We are delighted to announce that Source and First2Protect are now available in the GI quote and apply engine powered by ToolBox. For more information click here.
There is a vacancy available on the TMA team – could you be the person to fill the spot? We are currently looking for an Intermediary Development Consultant to join our ever-thriving TMA team. The candidate will provide an excellent level of support to intermediaries providing expert guidance to callers into the Broker Support TMA […]
We are delighted to announce the release of two updated Compliance documents. The April 2019 Compliance Bulletin is available for download. This edition focuses on the SM&CR implementation, as well as recent updates from the FCA and Financial Ombudsman Service. Register here to receive Compliance Bulletin updates. We have also released an SM&CR Digest document. […]
From all the team here at TMA, we hope you have a very happy Easter – and enjoy the four-day weekend! TMA will be open for business as usual on Tuesday 23rd April.
Did you get the chance to tune in to one of our exclusive TMA Webinars? Nationwide Building Society/The Mortgage Works So far we’ve been joined by Adrian Scoates, Corporate Relationship Manager at Nationwide Building Society/The Mortgage Works, who spoke about their recent improvements and enhancements, as well as recommending his top 5 online guides! If […]
Earlier this week, When You Move joined the TMA Conveyancing Panel. For more information on what When You Move can offer you, please visit the following page.
Please be aware that we are currently experiencing technical difficulties with the TMA Portal on our website. We are hoping to be up and running again as soon as possible – thank you for your co-operation at this time. If you need assistance, you can call our Broker Support Team on 0330 303 0236 or […]
Please be aware that the postcode of our Solihull office has now changed from B37 7YG to B37 7YT. For more information, please contact 0330 303 0236 or email email@example.com.
If you’re struggling to connect to our phone lines, please email us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, message and a number – and a member of the team will call you back shortly. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Delighted to announce Central Trust Limited is the newest addition to our mortgage panel! Central Trust is a leading specialist lender with over 30 years of experience supporting brokers in the secured loan market. For more information, please click here: http://bit.ly/2UptNCG
This week, we launched the GI Quote & Apply Engine! To register to sign up to the TMA GI Panel, complete the following form: http://bit.ly/2RnPbGL Alternatively, if you have any questions, please call our Broker Support Desk on 0330 303 0236.
We are delighted to announce the Winter 2019 issue of Direct Magazine has now been released! Our quarterly club news will bring you all the latest updates from our lender, provider and master broker partners. In this edition you will also see features from the TMA team, as well as a 2019 wishlist from our […]
Great start to the week here at TMA HQ! We are pleased to announce that we have added Criteria Hub to our panel. Criteria Hub provide an online criteria sourcing platform for UK based mortgage professionals. To find out more, visit https://www.tmaclub.com or contact our Broker Support Team on 0330 303 0236
A big ‘welcome back’ from the TMA team – we hope you enjoyed your Christmas and New Year break! OFFICE HOURS: Please note that normal office hours have now resumed. As a reminder these are: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 9am-5pm Wednesday: 10am-5pm COMMISSION PAYMENTS: Our normal service for commission payments have now […]
The TMA Support Desk will be on hand to answer your queries, here are our opening hours for the festive period: – Monday 24th December: CLOSED -Tuesday 25th December: CLOSED -Wednesday 26th December: CLOSED -Thursday 27th December: 9am-5pm -Friday 28th December: 9am-5pm COMMISSION PAYMENTS The last guaranteed payment run will be on Friday 21st […]
We are delighted to inform you of our office move, which will commence on the weekend of Friday 23rd November. The TMA team will be settled in our new office for Monday 26th November, and business will continue as normal. Although business will continue as normal, we hope you can appreciate that due to the […]
Our next webinar session is with Steve Griffiths, Sales & Distribution Manager at Kensington Mortgages Ltd at 2pm on Wednesday 21st November. This session is titled ‘Complex Doesn’t Mean Complicated’ and you can reserve your space here.
Please don’t forget about TMA’s exciting opportunity with some of our building society partners! We are giving you the chance to receive the full proc fee when you submit a mortgage application with any of the selected lenders, before 31st January 2018. For more information, please get in contact with the TMA team on 0330 […]
As of the week commencing 12th November 2018, Buckinghamshire Building Society launched 2 new exclusive products through TMA. You can view these, as well as all of our other products here.
On Thursday 1st November, Stafford Railway Building Society joined TMA’s panel as our newest lender. For more information on Stafford Railway and what they offer, please click here.
Nationwide’s New Business telephone number has now changed. If you’re calling for an update on a case that you’ve already submitted, please call Nationwide on 0800 30 20 11 from 8am-6pm, Monday-Friday (excluding bank holidays) Once you’ve dialled, please select: Option 4 for mortgages Followed by option 1 for existing applications, and Option 3 for […]
On Wednesday 28th November, the 2018 Mortgage Introducer Awards will be underway. TMA have been nominated for two awards this year – and we need your votes! Our nominated categories are ‘Mortgage Club of the Year 2018‘ and ‘Mortgage Introducer of the Year 2018‘. If you believe TMA deserve the MI crown, then be sure to vote […]
Did you know tens of thousands of HMO landlords could be affected by two new rules which are due to come into effect on Monday 1st October? Director of Sales at Precise Mortgages Roger Morris, explains which properties will need licensing and talks about the changes to minimum room sizes. Click here to read the […]
We are delighted to announce that Saffron For Intermediaries joined our lenders panel earlier this week. To access their exclusive TMA web page click here: https://bit.ly/2N6kKCT