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TESTIMONIALS 2017-2022

Thank you for taking the time to read through our Testimonials 2017-2022. 

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Megan was brilliant! Excellent service from start to finish. I will definitely return and would recommend her and the team to anyone! Secured an excellent rate and saved a small fortune on fees too!

The team at Advocate Finance are incredible! I have been working with Megan for 18 months on numerous property investments. Megan is the best! She is so helpful, knowledgeable and super responsive especially as I never make my life easy. I wouldn't work with anyone else. Thank you and keep up the great work!!!!

I've been using Megan from Advocate Finance for 2 years now. She has been a vital part of my investment journey, her expertise and knowledge of products on the market has been incredibly valuable with always finding me the perfect products to allow my business to grow. She works tirelessly to ensure the whole process runs as smoothly as possible, going above and beyond what is expected from a mortgage broker.
I have used Megan for bridging loans, mortgages and remortgages and have recommended her if they feel like they aren't getting enough out of their current broker. I can't speak any higher of Megan & the team.

I will continue to use Megan & Advocate Finance.

David and his team have provided an excellent service over the years.

Efficient and responsive.

Highly recommended.

I have worked with Megan from Advocate Finance on a number of transactions, including remortgages and a BTL. The information she provided, and the communication throughout was excellent and I would not hesitate to go back again.

Advocate Finance are simply excellent. I was struggling to find a tailored mortgage for a new project and had literally gone around the houses. from first contact with Advocate, specifically Ollie, who made the entire process achievable and with the minimal turbulence. What I appreciated the most was the anticipation of difficulties and positioning themselves to help avoid them. they kept me fully updated, so I wasn't doing the chasing and they provided me with exactly what they promised.

They have certainly found a long term client in me.

Working with Advocate Finance was great. Henry worked very hard to liaise with the mortgage provider and has now become our broker. We will be using him for all our future projects.

We dealt with Henry at the outset of our initial enquiry for bridging finance to enable us to purchase our dream property. With speed being of the essence to enable our offer to be accepted, Henry was with us every step of the way, and was incredibly efficient and supportive in getting the transaction across the line. We couldn't recommend him and Advocate Finance enough and look forward to working with them again at some stage in the future.

We have used Advocate Finance for Buy To Let Finance/ refinancing of multiple properties. We have always found them to be extremely professional always providing an excellent service. They also are very personal, It's great to have a focal point of representation, namely our excellent executive Mr Henry Barley of whom we have a great relationship with. But over and above that the whole team are a pleasure to interact with and it's so nice when replying to a warm greeting. Special mention for Karen, Rochelle & all the warm reception team. Also a special thank you to Emily who filled in so well for Henry while he was on leave. Emily you did a great job, thank you. Thank you David and your excellent team, we can't recommend you highly enough for your much appreciated service.

Massive thanks to Ollie for the excellent way he handled my case. Even when I lost all hope due to my credit report, Ollie, you are simply the best!

Another excellent job from Megan who just completed a difficult mortgage refinance for me. Outstanding service as always.

My wife and I are really pleased with how Advocate Finance has helped us with our mortgages. We are Property Investors and therefore needed expert advice on the best lender to maximise our returns. The team quickly found great deals and came back to us to explain the differences between the options found. They have been very professional and very kind. This is the first time that we have dealt with such a professional team. Definitely, we will use Advocate Finance again. They are now part of our Power Team. We highly recommend Advocate Finance for your business.

Raising finance for me and my business wasn't straightforward. Ollie took on the challenge with integrity, clarity, and purpose. He was a pleasure to deal with, and I fully expect to be trading with him and Advocate Finance in the near future.

Megan was great and helped us to the finish line when things didn't go quite to plan. Thank you!

We've worked with Advocate Finance for a number of years now, providing finance for our varied property portfolio. Megan is an absolute star, she works very hard to get the best product for our requirements and doesn't disappoint with answering our never ending questions and challenges to overcome. A fantastic assest to the company.

Working with Henry and the team at advocate Finance has been a fantastic experience. Their professionalism, assistance and overall customer service is second to none and we highly recommend them. If you are looking for the best advice, assistance and finance partner, then look no further than Advocate.

Found this firm very good. Dealt with David and Henry, moved a number of properties into long term fix rates. Very pleased with advise given, have dealt with them over a 5 year period in total. 5 Stars.

I strongly recommend Advocate Finance. I've been using them for over a year now and my experience has been nothing but excellent. Before working with Advocate Finance I was bouncing around different brokers, receiving poor service and nothing materialised. Advocate Finance understood my goals and are helping me get there. The service is excellent. I've been working closely with Megan and she is a dream as her knowledge is impeccable. Communication has always been great. She helped me find great products on market. Whether I need to close quickly or not she always delivers. So I would strongly recommend to anyone looking for a property finance broker.

We have recently done a refinance and dealt with Megan. We found Megan to be very professional, extremely responsive and great at following things up( either with ourselves, solicitor or lender). We had a little blip that we didn't anticipate, perhaps a miscommunication or misunderstanding but Megan was very quick to recognise it and she did everything in her power to assist and resolve. We would definitely recommend Megan/Advocate Finance to anyone who wants a professional approach for their mortgage needs. Thank you very much Megan and Advocate Finance. We look forward to working with you again in the future.

Excellent service.

Highly recommend.

We were very pleased with Advocate! Megan and David were both lovely, great at staying in touch and very helpful. They went over and above to provide an excellent service.

I can highly recommend Advocate Finance. I have used them for some years now and they will always go the extra mile for the client, however complicated the case might be. My experience with them is like flying in Business Class. The treatment and the service they offer are outstanding. Especially I will convey my special thanks to Megan and David Tonks. They are awsome and superstars in getting the right mortgage.

I recently got a difficult remortgage through with one of the best rates thanks to Advocate Finance. They went above and beyond their obligations to get everything done and completed.

I highly recommend the advocate Finance team for property finance. David and Henry dealt with my loan requirement efficiently and professionally , sourcing a good product at a very competitive rate. they have excellent contacts in the industry and ensure the whole process runs smoothly.

I can highly recommend Advocate Finance. I have used them for some years now and they are great at what they do. It's a professional service from start to finish and they will always go the extra mile for the client, however complicated the case might be.

Megan , you are a star for Advocate Finance. Your level of working and communication is outstanding. You have done a great job and I am very satisfied with your service. Definitely I will recommend you and I will also write a Google and Facebook review. Thank you for your hard work. Once again a big thank you- you are a superstar. You and your company's services are outstanding.

Great service from the Advocate team namely Henry who we have been dealing with for a number of months. We've explored options for HMOs, BTLs and bridge options and always get a variety of options. Always receive prompt and detailed responses and alternative options we may not have considered ourselves which is what we want from a broker in this field. Great service all round and saves us the time and effort of searching for mortgage and finance options. We've now completed on 4 products with Advocate and will be using them going forward.

Excellent service from David and the team on a complex purchase where he went above and beyond in liaising with all parties to ensure the lender the was comfortable whilst giving us a good product.

Henry was great, he kept me updated throughout the application. He chased when required and made sure the case completed on time. Thoroughly recommend.

Henry was referred by a family member. He replied to my email very quickly and managed to provide the best deals available in the limited amount of time I had. I would recommend Henry and his team at Advocate Finance to whoever requires professional, fast and friendly advice and help.

I’ve been a client of Advocate Finance for a few years now. Their service is first class. The great thing is they always have solutions to most or all of your challenges. They understand your requirements fully and that's why I’ve absolutely no problem recommending their services to others and I do this regularly. If you need to get THE brokers to fulfil your lending potential then look no further. David, Henry & Megan thanks again for all your help

Dealing with Megan Parkin has been amazing. Megan provided an excellent service for my recent property purchase. Great communication throughout. She helped with getting my auction purchase completed in less than 15 days. She has always gone above and beyond each and every time. I would highly recommend Megan. I am looking forward to doing more business with you and your team.

I am new to property investment but Megan took me through the whole process, from initial stages to completing on my first buy to let property last month. I never felt awkward or embarrassed about asking even the most basic questions. Hopefully this is the first of many!

Jake's knowledge and level of service provided was excellent as per usual, he was very responsive to emails - giving regular updates. I can't fault Jake and feel that Advocate Finance's fees are excellent value for money.

Megan acted as my dedicated broker for my mortgage application. I cannot praise her enough for the service provided above and beyond and very prompt responses. I will continue to use Advocate Finance, and will certainly ask for Megan to be my consultant used for all new business! Advocate is a great Broker and has been providing competitive deals. Very happy to contact for any new business requirements.

In one word - Megan is superb! I was happy with her knowledge and level of service provided, keeping me updated and returning personal documents quickly.

David has helped me to resolve my financial needs many times. Very professional and knowledgeable. Helpful and friendly staff. Best Finance Brokers, highly recommend.

Megan was fantastic, as always, very helpful and goes above and beyond. She is constantly in contact, when required and returned documents back to me quickly. I feel the service was value for money and transparent.

I've been involved with finance brokers in several different capacities, for a long time now, and I can honestly say that Jake is amongst the best I've dealt with. I can't think of any areas that could be improved on and look forward to using his services again.

Jake's knowledge, the service provided and value for money were excellent - I couldn't have asked for better.

I am very, very happy with the level and service I have received from Megan and her level of knowledge is impeccable. She kept me updated throughout and was very efficient on any enquiries I had. I have been charged more by other brokers and the service was inadequate. However, here the fees are reasonable and certainly value for money.

Thank you for your help Megan, you were always polite and very helpful throughout the entire process.

David and his staff did a great job, they were very helpful and always returned my calls quickly. I am very happy and will recommend Advocate Finance to my family and friends and write a 5 star review on your google reviews

Always responsive helpful and knowledgeable. If you are looking for mortgage brokers that go the extra mile, then you’ve found them.

Very happy. Excellent level of communication. Henry was always checking on progress etc.

I was very happy with Ben's level of knowledge and the service provided, he kept me updated and his communication was very good.

Megan was fantastic, a real asset to your company. She was really good at her job and very professional.

Have dealt with Jake on a number of mortgages and deals now. Excellent service and knowledge. Nothing is too much trouble. Always manages to find a lender for what are probably not the easiest deals to finance. Highly recommended.

Tops marks all round to Jake. Absolutely delighted with the service and Jake is inceadibly professional and skillful.

Ben was awesome as usual. I always find Ben goes the extra mile to help things across the line.

I was very satisfied with David's knowledge and level of service provided. I was kept up to date with the application process and there was an excellent response time. I felt the services of Advocate Finance are value for money and transparent.

I was very happy with Megan's knowledge and the level of service provided. She updated me on my case when required and the service was really good, as always.

I was happy with the service provided by David and Advocate Finance Ltd.

I Most Highly Recommend Advocate Finance. They are excellent brokers in whom I have complete faith. Advocate are so very professional, calm and approachable, respond rapidly and thoroughly to all communications. During the COVID-19 crisis Advocate worked from their homes and continued business as usual, with Jake keeping me fully updated. This enabled my property purchase to Complete during lockdown without any loss or breakdown of the transaction. Jake also negotiated an option to extend a bridging loan in case the COVID-19 crisis caused the sale of my flip property to be delayed beyond the expiry date of the lending term. Thank You to Jake and all at Advocate for all you have done to date, I look forward to working with you on my future property projects.

We were very happy - it was a First Class Service. Thanks again for your support and efficiency.

In regard to the remortgage arrangement carried out by yourselves for us: We were very happy with the consultant's knowledge and the level of service provided by the adviser and support staff. The consultant kept us updated on our case when required & throughout the process. I took all required personal documents to your office in person & received them back on the spot . Regarding fees ,I feel your service was value for money and transparent, so we have no issue with the fees we paid for the excellent service received. Thank you very much for a job well done.

As always David was excellent . He was very commercial and pragmatic in his suggestions which I feel I really got value from

We were entirely satisfied with the way you dealt with our recent remortgage process.

In Summary I had a good experience with your services. Henry was extremely helpful and keen to respond to queries, no issues whatsoever. I would recommend Advocate.

I was very pleased with the service and dedication of the staff. I have used your services many, many times.

I dealt with Ben and I am very satisfied with his knowledge and level of service. He seemed to know what I would want to know before I knew myself! 5* rated. I never had to chase Ben to see what was happening with my application . He would follow up when required or try to assist through his side whenever possible. Ben sees the application right through to the end. As a customer, I never felt as though I was just left alone.

Thank you for the wonderful news.I must say it's a huge relief which has been challenging under very difficult circumstances, often intransigent in every step of the way. I would like to put on record my thanks to David who dealt with this deal so meticulously, without which it would have been very difficult, if not impossible, to say the least. Thank you once again for putting it over the line so professionally. I very much look forward to working with you again in the future

The service has been fantastic, 2nd to none! We will be back 🙂 !

Ben has been so helpful and patient, guiding me through the process as a first time landlord. Really knows his stuff. Received the mortgage offer yesterday, less than a week after application and couldn't be happier. Exciting! Looking forward to using your services again soon. Really recommend.

We regularly use Advocate for our mortgage products. Having used them 4 or 5 times for different property projects, we find them to be most helpful and are willing to answer any questions or queries that we have. They are our go to broker.

I was very happy with the level of service from the support staff and advice given by Jake and I don't think this could be improved in any way. I would definitely use Advocate Finance in the future.

I was happy with the advice given to me by Ben and the level of service provided by the support staff. I don't think there are any areas that could be improved and would consider using Advocate Finance again in the future.

Jake was the best in the business. I remortgaged 5 properties with him. Very on the ball - 10 out of 10.

I just wanted to say a huge thank you to David for all his help with arranging my mortgage. I will be coming back to sort my current house re mortgage and my other buy to lets in a few weeks time. I would certainly recommend you to others.

Jake was amazing! He was so helpful and very professional. Really impressed - thank you.

Having dealt with David on previous cases and experienced exemplary customer service and superb advice, I have now had the pleasure of dealing with Jake who has offered the same levels of customer service and his efforts frequently went beyond the call of duty. I will be using Advocate Finance again.

I am very happy with Ben and his excellent work!

As usual Alex was a great credit to your company

Alex has played a pivotal role in the development and growth of my property investment business by providing expert advice and guidance, often in tight timescales, and always in a calm and professional manner. He is an asset to the team.

Jake was great - simply the best. I would always use Advocate Finance as long as Jake is working there!

I was happy with the level of service I received from Ben and Advocate Finance's support staff and feel that there weren't any areas/service levels that could be improved. I would consider using Advocate Finance for future deals.

I was very happy the way Jake dealt with my application. At all stages Jake's communication skills were excellent and I always felt that I was up to date with matters. I will be contacting him in 6/12 months regarding upcoming projects

With Ben's help, I was very happy to get this one over the line and ticked off the to do list!

I have been very happy with the service that Jake has given us, it was a tricky case and was by no means smooth due to the lender, but Jake handled everything perfectly. I have another case underway with Jake at the moment.

Alex is the best broker I have worked with. He takes the time to have a conversation and go through options with you. He even helps you with options in regards to issues that he knows would not result in an immediate sale. He is efficient and also gave me a nudge when needed. In addition everyone I spoke to in the office was wonderful and friendly. Couldn't ask for anything more.

We were repeat clients who when presented with a need for development exit finance within a defined time period contacted Advocate Finance for a solution. David provided a sensible option and then diligently and professionally supported us through the process right through to a successful completion. We were very satisfied with the level of service provided.

Alex has always been very helpful in arranging finance for various deals. He communicates well and always gets any answers I need quickly. He understands my requirements and will get lenders based on them.

Alex did a superb job, processing the sale of the property through with a proactive efficiency which surpassed my expectations. Alex kept me updated with regular communication via email & phone calls. In addition, Alex offered tailored expert advice & guidance which was of a very high standard and bespoke to my requirements as a business strategy. In summary, Alex played a pivotal role in securing the best mortgage product that was suited to my business needs.

I'm pleased to say that Alex has arranged several finance products for me in the last couple of years and I'm completely happy with all levels of service provided. I've used an array of brokers over the last 20 years without being 100% content with any of them- this has now changed and so long as Alex remains at Advocate I have no reason to shop elsewhere- he is knowledgeable, quick to reply and professional- a credit to your firm.

Ben is very knowledgeable, helpful, prompt and professional and clearly knows his market which makes things so much easier for me as a client. I would consider using Advocate Finance in the future - Ben will be my first port of call. I can say that the whole process was very quick and painless. In particular, I was pleasantly surprised by the fast turnaround from AIP to survey to offer.

I always recommend Advocate to anyone looking for mortgage services. My Adviser, Alex, did a very professional job and I would definitely use your services in the future.

I was happy with the level of service provided and the advice given to me by Alex and felt that there weren't any areas that could be improved upon. I would consider using Advocate Finance in the future.

I was very satisfied with the level of service provided by David and felt that all areas were covered and would certainly use his services again.

I am very happy with Ben's service, he was always very efficient, professional and responsive to our queries and I would use Advocate Finance in the future.

I was very satisfied with David's service feeling that all areas were covered by him. I would use Advocate Finance again, finding the lenders suggested by him to be excellent - keeping me and my mortgage advisor informed throughout the process.

Alex was always on hand to answer my queries and provided prompt responses to emails. The timescale from acceptance of offer to exchange and completion was just over 8 weeks.

I was really pleased with the way Advocate Finance handled my deal. There were a few delays with the lenders involved but David went above and beyond what would normally be expected of an adviser, to resolve this. I was very pleased with the deal he arranged for me and I would most definitely use your services again in the future.

I am so pleased we approached Advocate Finance with this deal. We benefitted substantially from their knowledge and expertise of the market and being able to oil the wheels of the whole process

A big thank you for your expert guidance through a financial and legal minefield. I am sure the whole plan would have folded if it wasn’t for your help, which included liaising with insurance brokers/underwriters/solicitors and valuers. Also the monthly payments are £100s less than it would have been if we have taken up the original brokers deal.”

Advocate Finance provided my company with a solution that gave us the opportunity to develop our business further. They managed to close a financial problem with great skill and commitment.

This was my first semi-commercial mortgage and I found David to be very professional and efficient. The deal went through like a knife through butter and I shall recommend using Advocate Finance in the future.

I cannot recommend Advocate Finance highly enough. David is the most thorough, knowledgeable and efficient advisor that I have ever dealt with. His relationship with lenders is excellent and his ability to successfully complete on deals is second to none.

Everything went swimmingly with the deal that Ben arranged for me. I found him to be an extremely professional, efficient adviser and I will definitely come back to Advocate Finance in the future

Before I found David from Advocate Finance, other commercial mortgage advisors had complicated the whole lending process and were also quoting exorbitant fees. David has been a breath of fresh air. He simplified and guided me through the full process. I was given regular updates throughout the deal and felt confident in his management of the process. He was always contactable and presented himself in a friendly professional manner.

Having recently completed on a semi commercial mortgage, I would whole heartedly recommend David Tonks for his excellent help and advice throughout the process. David provided help on numerous matters above and beyond his role as a commercial mortgage advisor, which was a huge help during a stressful time.

A message from the Advocate Finance Team:
A huge Thank you to all our clients who have taken the time to provide us with these testimonials, ranging from our very first one in 2017 until present day.