About DAS Finance

We promise to offer you the most informed service available, presented professionally and in a timely manner.

Whether you're looking for a first-time buyer mortgage, second charge loan or a commercial mortgage, we will always embody our core values to provide s service that is flexible, efficient and reliable.

Meet the DAS team

Your one-stop-shop for mortgage and finance advice.

At DAS Finance, we opened our doors in Westcliff on Sea, Essex back in 2019, but we’re not new to the finance industry.

Our experienced, professional and approachable team has over 100 years of combined experience in delivering comprehensive financial solutions for all sizes of investments, from small businesses to large corporations.

We pride ourselves in keeping up to date with relevant legislation, as we refuse to become complacent in an ever-changing industry.

We pride ourselves in working closely with our clients, focusing firmly on your wants and needs. 

Get the answers to important questions when you need them.

Forget waiting around for the answers to pressing matters. At DAS Finance, we are at hand when you need us. We have a multitude of options for getting support, including email, phone, live-chat, online video calls or face-to-face visits; ensuring you're never left out of the loop.

We strive to ensure that you have all the information you need, when you need it.

Our team will work closely with you, offering unbiased advice and guidance on your financial requirements.  We don't just offer finance solutions, we help you understand them too!

Our Process

We’ve always benchmarked ourselves on speed - alongside being coupled with professionalism. That’s pretty evident in our fast response time (try our live chat widget on the bottom right of the page!) and ability to identify comprehensive financial solutions in a short time frame, even for more complex and commercial cases.

We are always up for a discussion to help understand you and your business. There are no pushy sales tactics here at DAS Finance, we're all about giving honest advice and expertise when you need it.

To have a chat about getting started with your mortgage or financial package application, book a call on the calendar below with one of the DAS team.

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Meet The Team

Aron Engel


Following a successful career in mortgage brokerage within the specialist property market, Aron joined forces with David to co-found DAS Finance. With years of expertise in the sector, Aron drives the business forward on a daily basis, ensuring the core principles are maintained whilst managing key business relationships.

David Van Praagh

Managing Director

David has accumulated a wealth of experience and knowledge after his own successful career in the finance markets. Specialising in complex commercial cases, layered structures , trusts and all types of commercial mortgages, David brings his own unique style of relationship management to DAS Finance.

John Kain

Commercial Consultant

John has held multiple senior positions within the commercial banking industry during his own wealthy career working for a number of major UK banks. Now specialising in leveraging his extensive banking background, knowledge, and contacts within the commercial finance market, to ensure he secures the most flexible and competitive terms for clients.

Jack Harrington-Grace

Head of Operations

Responsible for overseeing compliance and the daily operations of the business, Jack has been with DAS since November 2021. He uses his own unique set of skills to ensure continued customer satisfaction for all their clients, as well maintaining a vibrant work environment.

Paul King

Senior Mortgage Advisor

With over 10 years of experience as a finance and insurance broker, within both banking and brokerage environments, Paul is an invaluable member of the team, bringing his own wealth of knowledge and experience across the many facets of property finance, including Buy to Let, second charge loans and bridging loans,  to DAS Finance.

Shlomo Fink

Head of Sales

Experienced mortgage broker Shlomo has developed his skills with helping his clients structure their businesses to obtain the finance they need to raise capital for further investment. His own wealth of knowledge from over ten years in the property market is indispensable to DAS Finance, specialising in simplifying and demystifying complex situations for their many clients.

Take control of your finances with DAS.

Get more info on our:

• Buy-to-let Mortgages
• Commercial Mortgages
• Bridging & Development
• First Time Buyer Mortgages
• Insurance & Protection
• Second Charge Loans

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