About Barr Financial

Taking care of business

We understand the challenges our clients face and have the experience and expertise to help guide them through the complex process of buying a house, remortgaging or investing in the property market.

Our independent status

Being an independent mortgage broker means we have a unique ability to search the whole of the
market to get the best mortgage for our clients and their individual situation.

A very small selection of the mortgage companies we partner with.

Our process and roles

1. You contact us

Speak to our friendly team and figure out if we can help. We will answer your questions and give you some rough ideas.
Rachel heads up our administrative team.

2. Move forward

If you want to move forward, we complete a detailed and in depth fact find. In order for us to help in detail then we will need to see your documents.
John heads up our advisers team.

3. Research

Once you have provided us with all the documentation we need, we perform detailed research with all the facts so we can be as certain as possible that we can get you the best deal. We will then present and discuss the best deal with you.
Andy heads up our research team.

4. Submission

If you are happy, you are assigned an account manager and they submit the application on your behalf including sending all supporting documents to the lender. The account manager liaises with the lender and relevant parties. They will keep you updated with progress.
Lauren heads up our account manager team.

5. Success

Completion of purchase.
Completion of re-mortgage.
Completion of product transfer.

6. Stay in touch

Our job doesn’t end with helping you get a mortgage. We like to keep in touch and take the worry out of having to remember when your mortgage deal ends. We can help you plan for the future and are here for you whenever you need us.

What our customers say

Friendly and efficient service with minimum fuss.

Ms. Auty 

They are polite, efficient, knowledgeable and came up with solutions to complicated cases.

Mr. & Mrs. Williams 


Always a great service!

Miss S Brennan 


Nothing was too much trouble for John, he went above and beyond to sort things out for me, amazing guy.

Mrs. Z Barker 


John Hutchings was superb, always on time or early, courteous and efficient.

Mr. S. Foster 

As a single parent on a low income it was quite a challenge. They were always on the end of the phone and very efficient

Mrs. Dorey 


The team were very helpful and knowledgable. They always had time for me and were very professional.

Miss C Murrant 


Good advice given and solutions suggested to support us with any issues. They were approachable, friendly and ensured we understood the process at each stage. We felt comfortable that we could contact them at any time to ask questions and also appreciate the support we received from other members of the company that we dealt with.

Mr. & Mrs. Sawyer 

Found John to be very helpful and kept to his word. Well done.

Mr. & Mrs. Downing 


They always get a good job done!

Mr. & Mrs. Pook 

I felt that I was being taken care of at all times, they always kept in contact. Thanks for helping to maintain calm in what a stressful time.

Mr. Francis 

Our fee structure

Our charges are based on the type of finance you require. We will always provide you with a free initial consultation and we will always explain exactly what you will be charged before you choose to proceed with an application.

Our fees apply to all regulated mortgages including consumer buy to let’s. Certain mortgages, primarily commercial mortgages, buy to let, holiday let, HMO and bridging, are not regulated. Fees for non-regulated mortgages can vary depending on your requirements and circumstances.

The client fee doesn’t merely cover the administration of your loan application. It also covers our extensive research, our in-depth knowledge of the market, the independent mortgage advice you receive from us, our updates/communication with any related parties (solicitors/estate agents/accountants) and the ongoing service that we provide.

Please contact us directly for more guidance.

Keeping you updated every step of the way

If you’re applying for a mortgage, finding the right deal is only the first step. It can take a while for your mortgage to reach completion. That’s where having your own dedicated consultant comes in.

They will liaise with your lender, solicitor and surveyor and manage the process right through to getting a satisfactory offer. They’ll chase up references, instruct your survey and be the central point of contact for your mortgage application, keeping you updated every step of the way.

We are a people company

Barr Financial is home to a diverse range of talented people, each bringing their own knowledge and experience to our business. It’s this rich mix of people, personalities and expertise that build the strong client relationships that drive our business forward and set us apart from the competition.

Talk to the mortgages experts

Call us on (01237) 472321

or enquire now

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