First National works onsite at The Mortgage Times Group

First National will now have a permanent onsite underwriter and all its processing and issue of offers will be carried out from TMT’s offices. The appointment further demonstrates the ongoing commitment from both companies to providing even greater levels of service to their customers.

Patrick Bamford, First National sales leader, said: “Having a First National employee working alongside The Mortgage Times Group team will mean that we can provide fast, confident underwriting decisions and will allow deals to be processed onsite, resulting in quicker, smoother completion.”

Payam Azadi, head of marketing at The Mortgage Times Group, comments: “We are one of a select few companies who can offer this service with First National and are delighted with our ongoing relationship. As we all know, this is a service driven industry, and providing services in-house allows us to streamline the application process – enabling our members to provide a fast and efficient service at all times.”