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Smith Cooper and Walton & Allen join forces


Posted on 1 July 2016

Walton & Allen, Nottingham Estate Agents established in 2000, have become the appointed representative of Smith Cooper Independent Mortgage & Finance Advice (“Smith Cooper IMFA”) to add mortgage advice to their range of services. Smith Cooper IMFA is supporting Walton & Allen by acting as the Compliance Agent for their Financial Services Division. This means that the Mortgage Advisers at Walton & Allen will be acting as the appointed representatives of Smith Cooper IMFA.

Walton & Allen has fast become one of the most reputable agencies in Nottingham. They offer a full range of services for both the selling and the letting markets. They have become known for their innovative approach to estate agency with the launch of the interactive screens, 360 degree virtual tours and 3D floor plans at their Lace market Square branch.

Smith Cooper IMFA were formed in 2015 and launched in March 2016 after many years of association with Smith Cooper as an independent advisor. They offer a select range of Whole of Market Mortgage & Finance Advice solutions for individuals and companies across the UK. Smith Cooper IMFA are directly authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority which means they are whole of market advisers and thus have more flexibility in finding suitable financial arrangements to suit all clients’ needs. Smith Cooper IMFA offers a range of mortgage and finance solutions for individuals and businesses across the UK.

Of the association Suzanne Bradshaw, Managing Director of Smith Cooper IMFA, commented: “With the Government regularly changing rules for investors, keeping up with these and finding the right mortgage or funding solution is an extremely complex and time consuming process – and that’s where we come in to advise individuals and businesses on the best option available to them. By advising Walton & Allen Financial Services we can help a wider range of clients. Walton & Allen have impressed us with their approach and professionalism, which matches our own ethos. Many estate agencies are wanting to add mortgage advice to their repertoire and using a third party, such as Smith Cooper IMFA for their compliance, allows them that flexibility.”

Philip Williams, Director of Residential Sales, of Walton & Allen said, “We always strive to offer our clients the best service possible. We are delighted to add another string to our bow with our Financial Services Division and as such, welcome the support of Smith Cooper IMFA. We look forward to working together to continue to provide a professional service to all our clients.”

Smith Cooper now covers accountancy and business advisory services, independent financial advice, Sage software sales and support, managed IT services, mobile phone and communications for businesses and mortgages.

If you want to know more about the support services Smith Cooper IMFA can offer, please contact

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