AGA Mortgages is a trading name of Alexander Groom Associates and Alex Groom set the company up in May 2006.
Based in Hertfordshire and Essex, AGA Mortgages, can offer face-to-face contact to clients in the local region or a telephone and internet based service to clients further afield. We have over twenty years of experience within financial services and specialise in mortgages and mortgage related insurances. The combination of qualifications and years of practical experience has enabled us to develop a service that makes the complicated simple and exceeds clients’ expectations.
Alexander Groom Associates is an appointed representative of Mortgage Intelligence which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Founded in 1996, Mortgage Intelligence is firmly established as one of the UK’s leading intermediary networks. Their continued success resulted in Countrywide acquiring the Bournemouth-based network in April 2011. The presence and reputation that Mortgage Intelligence enjoys allows us to have a diversified and expanding pool of banks and building societies that we can access coupled with exclusive products.
The owner of AGA mortgage, Alex Groom, graduated in 1997 with an economics degree and has always worked in the finance industry. After working within investment banking and fund management, he decided to become a financial adviser and eventually set up his own company. The company has grown markedly and after surviving the credit crunch now has three advisers and further expansion is expected imminently. We have vast experience in dealing with a variety of circumstances which is reflected in our diverse range of clients.
Simon Reeves, is based near Brentwood in Essex and can offer face to face advice in the local and surrounding areas, as well as offering advice over the phone for both local clients and those further afield.
Simon trained for and obtained his mortgage qualifications in early 2007. After initially working in the same role for another firm, he joined us in 2012, and now has 10 years of professional experience as a broker. Being in the industry for this length of time, he has seen and worked through the challenging ‘credit crunch’ period to the more recent, but no less challenging, regulatory reviews and changes bestowed upon the industry.
Ben Edwards is based in Harlow and joined AGA Mortgages in 2015 as the firms mortgage administrator. He has subsequently passed the necessary industry exams to become a mortgage adviser, and since then Ben has taken pride in helping his clients no matter what their circumstance and endeavours to make the mortgage process as smooth as possible.
Amanda is based in Chelmsford, Essex but is happy to work with clients across the UK. After graduating from university, Amanda worked in media marketing and promotions for several years managing lots of high-profile accounts. She started working with Alex Groom at AGA Mortgages in April 2007, retraining as a mortgage and insurance adviser gaining her CeMAP qualification. Amanda enjoys helping her clients get the mortgages they need, no matter what their circumstances are. Her aim is to provide an excellent service making sure she’s there every step of the way. When she’s not working, she enjoys exercise, spending time with family and her dog as well as socialising with friends.
Our service knows no boundaries so regardless of whether you seek mortgage or insurance advice within the Hertfordshire or Essex remit or further afield, we can help and look forward to helping you.