Carl Parker is national director of the self-employed division at Just Mortgages
As the old saying goes: “People buy mortgages, but brokers have to sell protection”. It’s easy for clients to get excited about the prospect of owning a new home, and all the possibilities that goes with it, but what would transpire should the worst happen is a much less exciting prospect to consider.
With the rush on properties fuelled in part by the stamp duty holiday, brokers have been swamped by clients and in some cases, conversations around protection have not taken place.
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