CeMAP - Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (LIBF)
This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry, mortgage products, repayment options and the giving of mortgage advice.
What our clients say
I consider Des an essential partner to my ambitions for building a property portfolio. After consulting numerous mortgage brokers, all of whom said it wouldn’t be possible to purchase another property, Des was able to find a way. Cheesy comments aside, if property is your chosen investment then Des can help turn the impossible into a reality.
Chris D., Buckinghamshire
Des is a life saver. He managed to help me secure my next property purchase in what were very difficult conditions. Actually he was the only one who came up with a workable solution. Cannot recommend him and 1st Call 4 Mortgages enough. Gold Star!
Preeti F., London
I would totally recommend 1st Call 4 Mortgages, very professional service. Des was fantastic at arranging our mortgage, even calming me down when our first house fell through, he sorted it all out and even had to re-do the mortgage. Would definitely recommend him to all my friends and family.
Jane T., Teignmouth, Devon
1st Call 4 Mortgages arranged a bridging loan to meet short term funding needs. The process was far from straight forward, but Des's knowledge and patience removed much of the anxiety from the experience. I would not hesitate to recommend Des’ services, as I am confident he will continue to deliver well above the call of duty.
Ian S, London
Des helped make organising a mortgage really easy, simple , and stress free saving us lots of time as he did all of the research for us. Unfortunately our first choice house went to another buyer so we had many adjustments and reviews to tweak the mortgage product suited to our needs and the property we eventually purchased. Des never complained about doing the regular tweaks and reviews maintaining a ‘can do’ attitude, exactly what we needed. Des was a great help and we have already referred him to friends of ours for when they are ready to start the property search.
Hanna and Peter, Reading
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Des, Reading (and covering the whole UK)
We deal with people all over the UK over the phone and by email, or face-to-face (if required) in our local areas. 1st Call 4 Mortgages (UK) Ltd was formed by two founding Directors, who both have over 60 years experience in the Financial Services Industry between them. We are based in Reading, Berkshire, in Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex and Eastleigh, Hampshire. With over a dozen advisers around the UK and Northern Ireland, we cover the whole of the UK so your location is not relevant, only that you want to arrange a mortgage using a whole of market, independent, mortgage advice company.
We are Independent Mortgage Advisers. The firm's Director, Desmond Tourick, entered the the UK Financial Services industry in 1981, and is therefore vastly experienced and knowledgeable. He is qualified and authorised to advise on the UK mortgage marketplace, as well as protection and insurance products that are available from leading providers. Having been an investment adviser for over 20 years, Des now concentrates on the mortgage and protection side of the industry. He prides himself on finding the best mortgage for you in the shortest possible time, and ensuring that the experience is as trouble-free as
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