Just Mortgages aims to hire up to 90 mortgage brokers for new online model

Just Mortgages aims to hire up to 90 mortgage brokers for new online model

Just Mortgages is hoping to hire dozens of new advisers as part of its new digital venture. In conjunction with sister firm Spicerhaart, the group is setting up virtual estate agencies which will be served by brokers working from home, rather than an office or branch. Advisers will receive leads in the same way as they would have done if they were sat in the branch, and it is expected that one mortgage adviser will look after two to three of the digital agencies. There will be around 235 estate agency branch partner roles who will be working across their own market place, with these spread across the UK. The group said the move to online has been accelerated by the Covid-19 lockdown and will provide brokers with the flexibility to grow their business while working from home. All brokers will be employed by Just Mortgages, but in the future there will be the opportunity to open the roles out to brokers who prefer to be self-employed under the Just Mortgages Self-Employed division. Clients can still arrange to meet brokers face-to-face if they wish or speak on the phone. Existing Just Mortgages brokers will not be affected and will continue to operate as normal. The first broker to be employed in the new ‘territories’ model is Rachael Fox. She joins Just Mortgages from Nationwide where she was a banking manager and will cover the Derbyshire area in her new role. She said: “I will work closely with the branch partners, keeping everything simple and under ...
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