Mortgage Talk makes gains in the North

Peter Birch, partner and franchise director at Mortgage Talk, said that this latest

addition was proof that modern agencies are looking to outsource their mortgage related business to financial services experts.

"Since the launch of our new franchise opportunity, we have been astounded at the response we have received from agents up and down the country. The advent of more robust financial service regulations is encouraging savvy estate agents to seek alliances with experts such as Mortgage Talk, helping them to make a significant contribution towards improving their bottom line profit.

Stephen McOwan, director at Sandersons, said: "Quite apart from the business advantages inherent in signing up to the franchise, we are pleased to be able to use Mortgage Talk's experience and expertise as a platform from which to provide all our customers with truly independent mortgage advice."