Get to know the mortgage experts behind our mortgage and home buying guides
Expert advice, right here at Better.co.uk
Buying a home is no easy task, so we've created plenty of guides to help you along each step of the way.
Whether you're just starting to think about saving to buy a home, ready to get a mortgage, or thinking of remortgaging or buying another property, we have all the bases covered.
But we couldn't do it without the knowledge of our very own qualified experts.
Meet, Amanda Aumonier and Jonathan Bone.
Amanda Aumonier - Head of Mortgage Operations
With over 20 years of business experience in financial services and mortgages - from sales management to customer experience - Amanda is Better.co.uk's Head of Mortgage Operations and is CeMap qualified.
Amanda ensures Better.co.uk mortgage advisers, associates, and case managers deliver the strongest customer experience possible - across every financial product.
Her wealth of experience and knowledge gained from working at Santander and Citigroup make her a pillar in how Better.co.uk service the UK mortgage market.
Jonathan Bone - Lead Mortgage Adviser
With over 10 years of experience in banking and mortgages, Jonathan is one of our longstanding mortgage experts.
He has previously worked at Nationwide and an Independent Financial Advisers (IFA) company before joining Better.co.uk, where he now leads a team of advisers, while also offering up his years of knowledge for our various mortgage guides.
When Jonathan joined Better.co.uk, he was looking to be part of a company with a mission to fix the broken home-buying process by using modern technology to streamline the process.
Nick Shershnev - Head of Product
With over 10 years of experience in financial services and mortgages, Nick has developed hugely successful customer-led fintech products. His product work at Moscow's prominent Sberbank was multi-award-winning.
Nick brings technical expertise to Better.co.uk, ensuring our mortgage application process is seamless, efficient, and easy for every customer.
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Important info & marketing claims
You may have to pay an early repayment charge to your existing lender if you remortgage. Your savings will depend on personal circumstances.
Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.
*The savings figure of £420 is based on Better.co.uk remortgage customers in October 2023. Read more on our marketing claims page.
We can't always guarantee we will be able to help you with your mortgage application depending on your credit history and circumstances.
Average mortgage decision and approval times are based on Better.co.uk's historic data for lenders we submit applications to.
Tracker rates are identified after comparing over 12,000 mortgage products from over 100 mortgage lenders.
As of January 2023, Better.co.uk has access to over 100 lenders. This number is subject to change.
For buy-to-let landlords, there's no guarantee that it will be possible to arrange continuous letting of a property, nor that rental income will be sufficient to meet the cost of the mortgage.