About Us

Our highly qualified and friendly team of experts have provided mortgage advice since 1989. We understand the need to take time with clients to help them achieve their borrowing requirements. As Associate members of the Society for Mortgage Professionals and with over 40 years of mortgage experience with brokering and advising on mortgages, we are perfectly placed to help you through your mortgage journey.

David Wood Director village fs

David Wood (Director)

I was born in Reading and founded Village Financial Services Ltd in 1989. I still enjoy helping customers, particularly when their requirements are more complex.

When I am not working I enjoy golf, fishing, keeping fit, and playing poker. I also enjoy travelling with my wife, Morag.

Craig Power Director village fs

Craig Power (Director)

I joined Village Financial Services Ltd in  2003 and became a director in 2015, having worked my way up from my initial position as a trainee mortgage adviser.

In my spare time, I enjoy keeping fit and spending time with my family.

Michelle Helmore Office Manager village fs

Michelle Helmore (Office Manager)

I joined Village Financial Services in 2008, I look after the database and also act as office manager. I am married and spend my leisure time walking our dog, Bella.

Lisa Brown Para-planner village fs

Lisa Brown (Para-planner)

I joined Village Financial Services in 2015. I support David and Craig with back-office research support.

Married to Chris, and with two children my life is pretty busy, I enjoy baking when I manage to get some time to myself.


Buying a property can be the biggest decision made in our lives. It is for this very reason that impartial advice is critical from qualified advisers.


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Over the years we have gained an excellent reputation for our customer service, and pride ourselves on the long term relationships that we enjoy with our customers.


- Registered in England and Wales

- Village Financial Services Limited is an appointed representative of PRIMIS Mortgage Network, a trading name of First Complete Limited. First Complete Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

- The guidance and/or information contained within the website is subject to UK regulatory regime and is therefore targeted at consumers based in the UK.

- Registered office address - 92 School Road, Tilehurst, Berkshire, RG31 5AU
- Registration number - 04562304

- Our standard fee is £249. In a small number of cases we reserve the right to charge an additional fee of up to £551 where more work is required or where remuneration from the lender below our minimum threshold. This site is only directed at persons within the UK. Calls may be recorded for training and monitoring.

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