To Advise or Not to Advise?

The Thistle model is centred around our introducer partners and we take great care to understand your business needs fully.

Regulated Mortgage Applications

We facilitate regulated mortgage applications. We can do this either as the advice giving, client facing broker or simply as the ‘back office’ providing access and underwriting support for restrictive products and lenders.

Non Regulated Finance Applications

We also process non-regulated finance applications on a referral basis, acting as the client facing broker or as the packaging broker. Unlike other master brokers, we do not reduce our procuration fee, depending on the introducer’s level of involvement. Which ever route you opt for, we pay exactly the same level of procuration fee.

That’s because we want you to see the value of a master broker who can deal directly with the client on your behalf or help you to advise on the products sourced, without any sacrifice of control or revenue. We understand the reputational risk to your business when working with a third party, so we work in the way which is best for you.

If you are an introducer or intermediary, call 0131 285 4778 to find out more about our service and how we can help.


Thistle welcomes client enquiries from professional mortgage brokers, intermediaries and introducers. We also welcome client business introductions from solicitors, accountants, estate agents and architects. Thistle pays market leading commission share and acts on a transactional basis. Any client referred will always remain the client or the originating party. Thistle will not cross sell any product without the express permission of the introducing party

Why not partner with a business that is driven by your requirements rather than by a rigid internal process? We value your business and your reputation.


Thistle are experts in non standard specialist finance products. We source, package and facilitate residential mortgages, second charge loans, bridging, commercial and development finance. We are on hand to assist our introducers on any finance application where a high street product is not available. We also provide bespoke finance solutions for complex property scenarios.

Just because a sourcing engine does not indicate an available product, does not mean that you cannot help your client. Call 0131 285 4778 to speak to Thistle now.


Thistle’s ‘back to basics’ approach to packaging ensures the best possible lending decision for your clients. Our sales director co-ordinates our introducers accreditation process to understand fully how to mould Thistle’s business model to our potential partners. We issue transparent Heads of Terms and agree service levels with you.

Thistle assigns a dedicated point of contact for underwriting and case management. Accredited introducers benefit from a private client service with direct access to Thistle directors and full back office product and process support.