Just Mortgages has most successful year

Michael Lloyd

March 27, 2018

Just Mortgages saw its mortgage volumes rise by 40% and profits by 62% in just 12 months, making 2017 its most successful year to date.

It wrote mortgage business worth £900m in 2015, £1.15bn in 2016 and £1.61bn in 2017, an increase of 79% in just two years.

John Phillips, national operations director and Spicerhaart, said: “Just Mortgages is now a significant player in the broker industry. Where some other brokers are struggling, we are growing, moving that or dynamic and forward-thinking approach is working.

“The fact that we are committed to the customer-facing, old-fashioned customer service and advice model but are also open to technological developments in the industry is instrumental to our success.

“We have a strong employed division, and have also enjoyed huge success within our newly launched self-employed division, which has grown six-fold in just 12 months.

“We are looking to expand further with two new financial services directors, and we will also be creating new operations manager options within our head office to support further growth of the businesses and the Just Mortgages brand.”

The business has also seen turnover increase by 14% and broker numbers rise from 155 in 2016 to 20 by the end of 2017. And in the first three months of 2018, Just Mortgages has already increased broker by a further 40.

Phillips pledged that Just Mortgages will continue to grow its offering to meet this demand and plans to have 500 brokers working within its employed and self-employed divisions by 2022.

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