Brilliant Solutions

The office will be closed from 5pm today for staff training, open as normal tomorrow. 

Our office will be closed from 5pm Thursday, 20th October to 9am Friday, 21st October.
If you have any cases or enquiries that this may affect, please contact our team today. We apologise for any inconvenience.

We are currently experiencing some technical issues that are affecting our telephone lines and internet connection.

We hope to resolve this asap. Apologies for the inconvenience.


In honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II our offices will be closed on Monday 19th September while our staff pay their respects.

The office will re-open at 9am on Tuesday 20th September.

Metro Bank Update

Metro Bank have announced a broker update, available below.  Contact us to see how we help brokers like you across the UK, Alternatively please refer to our Mortgage Lending Criteria Guide and Product Guides.



We just wanted to let you know we will be making changes to our legal fee assist options. From close of play today, Thursday 23 June, our new criteria will be as follows:

Accepted criteria
  • Covers remortgages (BTL or residential) for freehold or leasehold properties up to a property value of £2M.
  • For an additional fee, the following cases can be completed:
    • Capital raise for onward purchase (excluding Let to Buy)
    • Capital raise for all other reasons (for example home improvements)
Outside criteria
  • Independent legal advice (for joint borrower/sole proprietor applications)
  • Clearing additional charges registered with the property
  • Clearing debts on completion if conditioned on the offer and fee assist firm required to control closure
  • First registration of title
  • AST’s over 12 months long
  • Listed properties
  • Transfer of equity (TOE)
  • Let to Buy
  • Mining or additional searches
  • Change of names on title
  • Dealing with independent solicitors
  • 2nd charge repayment

For full information on our legal fees assists, please refer to page 10 on the Residential Mortgage Range guide or page 3 on the Buy to let Mortgage Range guide

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