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We make buying your home stress-free.
Here at Stonebrook Mortgages, our aim is to make, what can be, a daunting mortgage process as clear and stress-free as possible. We will be here to answer any questions, and deal with the process for you at every stage, from application to completion, whether you’re buying a property or reviewing your current mortgage.
We want you to have all the information you need so that you feel involved, secure and enlightened throughout.
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Meet the team!
Stonebrook Mortgage is a family business, founded by our directors, Paul & Laura Barrett. They met in 2006 after spending 7 years in the same year at the same school never speaking to each other, got married in 2011 and now have 2 children, Olivia, 5, & Sophie, 4. They share a passion for helping people & getting their clients the best outcome for their needs.
Paul began his career in finance and banking almost 20 years ago, and with a short detour into the world of sports and fitness, has been in the Financial Services sector for over 12 years. Prior to becoming self-employed in 2016, he was an award winning Senior Mortgage & Protection Adviser working for a national network of estate agents for 7 years.
He now has a large network of clients nationwide built mainly through word of mouth referrals, and also by working with local estate agents, accountants and other professionals.
In his spare time, Paul has always enjoyed keeping fit and has completed marathon distance races in the past. He challenged himself to compete in the Ironman UK in Bolton in his 40th year, 2021. He completed the 2.4mile swim, 112 mile bike ride and 26.2 mile run in an incredible time of 12 hours 13 minutes. He has now been selected to compete at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii in October 2022, so, travel ban pending, watch this space!
Laura has worked in the mortgage Industry now for almost two years, following a 15 year long successful career as a Criminal Defence lawyer in Manchester.
Having worked closely with Paul, she has developed an extensive knowledge of lender criteria and takes great pleasure in finding client’s positive solutions in challenging situations. She is a friendly and personable adviser who will make sure you understand the process fully, helping with any questions along the way.
Laura is a Manchester United fan, having had a season ticket at Old Trafford since she was 16 year old. She has a passion for interior design and loves to spend time with her young family when she isn’t working.
Amy joined Stonebrook Mortgages in 2021 after completing her CeMAP qualifications. Previously she had spent 10 years as a sales agent within the cycling industry, and 4 years before that as a professional cyclist, representing Great Britain at the Commonwealth Games and World Championships. She was 9 times national champion, and achieved silver and bronze in the Commonwealth Games in Australia.
Her background means that she is a tenacious and focused broker, who goes the extra mile to ensure that her clients achieve their goals, offering excellent customer service along the way.
When she isn’t helping clients, she enjoys keeping fit and spending time with her husband, Gareth, and daughter, Sienna.
Lisa is the newest recruit to Stonebrook Mortgages joining in 2021 following successful completion of her CeMAP qualifications. Prior to this she had a 15 year successful career in teaching, in both primary and secondary schools, before taking a career break to raise her young family.
She is highly organised, passionate about helping people and strives to achieve the best possible solution for every client.
Outside of work she loves to spend time with her husband, Paul, and her four children, Jake, James, Jessica & Samantha.