The Five Minute Interview with Gareth Lewis, Head of Sales, Precise Mortgages
Precise Mortgages is a lender which specialises in residential mortgages, short term lending and buy to let mortgages. Precise Mortgages distributes its products exclusively through the mortgage intermediary market. Precise Mortgages bring new money into the UK mortgage market which will help you to help customers who have been locked out of getting a mortgage from a high street lender.
We speak to Head of Sales, Gareth Lewis:
What is the best thing about being in the bridging finance business?
Having worked within the space for 8 years I still love the buzz you get when trying to structure complex, time sensitive transaction – I often high five myself when things come off.
What keeps you focussed?
The want to achieve everything you set out to.
What qualities do you look for in your employees or colleagues?
Honesty, passion and creativity.
Are you an optimist or a pessimist?
Optimist – life is far too short for negative thoughts.
What did you want to be as a child?
The easy answer would be sportsman.
What will be the greatest challenge facing the bridging finance industry in the coming months?
Regulation. Precise Mortgages has a principal to treat all types of lending secured on residential property in a manner consistent with FSA regulation.
Who or what makes you laugh?
Our head of marketing (Roselle Hill) when she forces me to pose in my pyjamas for the latest Precise Mortgage advertising campaign!
Do you dread Monday mornings?
No, unless my young daughter has kept me up all night
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
Sometimes my passion to succeed overspills.
With whom would you most like to have dinner?
All the previous Masters champions at the Champions Dinner.