Stonebridge and Mortgage 1st extend their network partnership


Stonebridge and Mortgage 1st have extended their partnership with a new long-term contract.

The move will allow the Derbyshire-based mortgage advice firm to remain as part of the Stonebridge network as its appointed representative company in a combination that has already spanned more than a decade.

Mortgage 1st joined the network in July 2010 and has grown from a sole proprietorship to a business with 27 advisors. It plans to issue more than £550million in loans this year.

The company offers several employment and self-employment options, offering lead and unleaded options for mortgage and protection advisers, as well as opportunities for those looking to enter the profession and obtain professional qualifications. .

Stonebridge says it is committed to supporting the consultancy “with a stream of financial and non-financial measures”.

Mortgage 1st Managing Director, Jon Stones, says, “In our market, strong relationships matter a lot, and the one we’ve built with Stonebridge has definitely helped us get to where we are, and we plan to help us.” in the next stage of our growth journey.

“For designated representative companies, finding the right network partner isn’t always easy, but when you find the right one, it can elevate your business to new heights.”

Stonebridge Managing Director Rob Clifford added: “We are obviously very pleased to announce the continuation of our relationship with Mortgage 1st, and we believe this shows the strength of our proposition and our ability to work in partnership with our representative member societies appointed to help them flourish. »

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