How can mortgage tech help reduce the carbon footprint of your house purchase?


The UK has set an ambitious target to reach net zero emissions by 2050, but is the property market doing all it can to support this  goal? Read on to find out how Smartr365 tech connects brokers, introducers and clients across the world and reduces the need to travel to in-person meetings to help protect our planet.

Did you know that UK homes currently account for around 15% of our total emissions, or 22% when energy generation is also factored into the equation? At Smartr365, we are committed to helping advisers achieve sustainable growth, in terms of both business and the environment.

As part of this aim, we introduced the SmartrTalk feature to allow users to begin, join and schedule video and audio calls without leaving our end-to-end platform. Our partnerships with Digidentity and Microsoft also bring peace of mind, as you can be reassured that your digital communication is protected by bank-grade security as you connect from across the world. This removes the need to travel to in-person meetings, which not only alleviates anxiety given the global health crisis, but also helps to reduce your carbon footprint.

The pandemic has forced the industry to reconsider the way it interacts over the past year and there are important lessons to be learned around efficiency. In-person meetings can be inefficient in terms of time and energy, with many looking at digital communication as a much brighter alternative.

We’re proud to be a platform built by brokers for brokers and this value sits at the heart of all our platform developments. We look forward to introducing various other platform updates in the coming months which will pave the way towards a brighter and greener future for all.