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DM Mortgages

About DM

Exceptional advice, Extraordinary advisors.

We understand that buying a property can be stressful and complicated, which is why we are dedicated to making the process as simple and stress-free as possible.

We put our clients first in everything we do, so make us your first choice.

Nicola McKenzie

How We Work

Our Philosophy


Keeping it simple

Our job is to make things simple for our clients by dealing with the inevitable complications and hurdles that arise throughout the property buying process.


Be accessible

For us, accessibility is about making things easier for all our clients. We have built accessibility into all our processes from the start, ensuring that everybody has unfettered access to our services.


The client come first

In business there are many priorities – revenue, profitability, market share – at DM Mortgages we believe that the only priority is our customer, make the customer happy and success will follow.

Our History

Taking a look back in time


Humble Beginnings

DM Mortgages (then OpenLife) was founded by Nicola McKenzie & Alex Clansey following the global financial crisis.


Award Winning

Within a few short years our insurance & protection division was awarded the ‘Top Protection Firm’ by PRIMIS.


Moving Online

The DM Mortgages YouTube channel was launched along with a new mortgage specific website. To date we have 8,000 followers and counting!


From Regional to National

The COVID-19 pandemic created both challenges and opportunities. Video meetings has led to a new national proposition.


Meet the team

Our advisors are accomplished, dedicated individuals who know their field intimately. What’s more, they care deeply about their clients.

Nicola McKenzie


Jonathan Sizer

Senior Consultant

Robin Horsman

Senior Consultant

Award winning

Over the years we have picked up a few awards.

Best Protection Firm
Mortgage Strategy Awards

  • Year :2024

Top 10 Firm
PRIMIS Club Elite

  • Year :2022

Legal & General
Business Quality Awards

  • Year :2022, 2023, 2024

Digital Innovation
Mortgage Strategy Awards

  • Year :2024

Top Life Firm
(First Complete)

  • Year :2013

Club Elite Qualifier

  • Year :2019