After graduating from University with a Law degree I decided to return to Norfolk and spent the first 8 years working as an employed adviser with large corporate estate agents. Having learned a lot in the corporate world and with a large existing client bank, I decided it was time to work for myself and was delighted to be asked by some leading estate agents to look after their clients’ mortgage needs which I have been doing for the past 12 years.
As well as having my mortgage and protection qualifications I also studied and passed my Diploma in Financial Planning and now deal with clients who are buying or re-mortgaging all over the country. Although I advise on a comprehensive range of mortgages from across the market, I specialise in the holiday let market and those looking for holiday homes as these types of mortgages are often more difficult to place.
I can still remember what it was like to know nothing about mortgages and often use that knowledge to help me explain the process to both first time buyers and existing homeowners. I use a manner that’s easy to comprehend and as straightforward as possible in order to ensure everything is completely clear at a time when some of the most important decisions about the future are being made.
In my spare time I love to dance and enjoy both modern jive and salsa. I’m also a complete petrol head and have been on several track days including super-cars, rally-cross and rallying. I even beat all the boys on my last timed rally lap, much to their annoyance!
Having lived and worked in Norfolk all my life. Since 2000 I have had various roles within estate agency covering n sales and lettings, from taking properties on the market for sale to negotiating a sale right through to completion and handing the keys over!
I have worked closely with Mara now for several years, dealing with the mortgage administration and after sales ensuring the process is as stress free as possible.
In June 2017 having gained a Ce Map level 3 Qualification in Mortgage Advice and Practice through London Institute of Banking and Finance in June 2017. I am now able to offer advice on both mortgages and protection.
In addition I have an NVQ level 2 and 3 in Customer Service and Business administration and I am here to help with any part of the transaction. I will keep you constantly updated, before, during and after the initial application has been submitted. I am able to liaise with clients, estate agents, solicitors and lenders to ensure that the house buying process from the financial side runs smoothly, ensuring a client’s mortgage offer is in place as soon as possible (subject to the necessary requirements).
I particularly enjoy helping first time buyers gain a foot on the property ladder. I know how stressful moving can be, having relocated a few times over the years doing up properties and re-mortgaging so being able to guide clients right through from the start to completion is very rewarding.
Nothing gives me more satisfaction than knowing I’ve done a good job for our clients, looking through the testimonials is testament to how good a job we do at Henderson Mortgage Solutions!
In my spare time I enjoy getting out of the office to the Norfolk coast and enjoying quality time with my family and friends and having fun!