BuildLoan launched its self and custom build mortgage platform.

The online portal, Unicus, facilitates mortgage intermediaries’ transactions for their self-build, custom-build, renovation and conversion customers.

Brokers will have access to information such as upfront cashflow requirements, stage payment schedules and customer application progress trackers.

As well as this, brokers will be supported with a suite of training materials, including tutorials and guides, research insights and access to BuildLoan’s team of advisers.

Julian Foster, chief operating officer at BuildLoan, said: “This type of specialist lending can present significant challenges to clients, brokers and lenders.

“Before Unicus, brokers faced substantial obstacles stemming from inaccurate information being provided to them from traditional sourcing systems.

“This, in turn, affected the quality of the information and the product advice they offered to their clients.

“Unicus is beneficial for everyone involved – the broker, the client, the lender, networks and mortgage clubs and our own staff, as it offers a comprehensive portal with full end-to-end visibility coupled with first-class resources and information.”