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FAKE NEWS: Bridging Loans Are Just for Property Investors

It’s common to assume that bridging loans are aimed exclusively at property investors. Since the dawn of bridging finance, these specialist loans have served as an invaluable lifeline for developers and investors at all levels. But to assume bridging finance is available only for property investment purposes is to do […]

Couple purchase their first home against the odds.

Last year the number of first-time buyers reached a 12-year high. Undeterred by Brexit, a mass movement of hopeful first-time buyers looked to take advantage of the stamp duty relief introduced in the winter budget 2017. The Bank of England under growing pressure to increase interest rates helped circumstances by […]

Vote for UK Property Finance in the 2019 Bridging & Commercial Awards

Once again, we’re delighted to announce that UK Property Finance has been nominated for an award at one of the year’s most prestigious industry events. UK Property Finance is up for the ‘Best Bridging Broker’ award at the 2019 Bridging and Commercial Awards ceremony, said to be held on June […]

Bad Credit Homeowner Loans: A Lifeline You Won’t Find on the High Street

Unless you maintain a flawless credit score – which is borderline impossible – you’re unlikely to qualify for a conventional loan. As far as most High Street lenders are concerned, credit reports are still the black-and-white be-all and end-all of lending. Nevertheless, this doesn’t mean you’re counted out of the […]

The Return of the Subprime Mortgage

In the wake of the 2007/2008 financial crisis, the market for subprime mortgages ceased to exist. Demand from consumers may have been relentless, but brokers and lenders alike wouldn’t go near those with imperfect credit. Today, the whole thing has done a complete 180. To such an extent that even […]

Understanding How to Use Collateral for a Secured Loan

It is important to be able to have access to loans when you need them. Sometimes you will need to provide a lender with collateral in order to receive the favorable loan terms that you are looking for – this is typical of secured loans. If you have yet to […]

Why are Specialist Lenders More Open to Lending Than Traditional Banks?

The last decade has seen the ‘rebirth’ of the specialist sector. The current specialist lenders are more conservative than in the past and are governed by tighter legislation such as increased capital requirements making them less vulnerable in the event of a downturn. There have been various reasons for this […]

No Brexit Deals and Bridging Loans

There is less than 6 months before UK officially leave the European Union. We are yet to see what kind of a deal Britain will leave with.  What does this mean for Britain’s alternative finance industry especially the bridging market? UK’s departure from the EU without a Brexit deal might […]

The most (and least) popular reason why investors applied for a bridging loan in Q2 2018

Bridging Trends, a quarterly publication that reports on key trends of the bridging finance market and short-term loan industry, has recently released their report on the latest trends for Q2 2018 – and the results are interesting, to say the least. The biggest increase in the use of bridging loans […]

Lender Reliability an Increasing Factor for Bridging Loan Brokers

Value for money, an innovative range of products, industry experience – all the kinds of things that count for a lot when selecting a bridging loan provider. Nevertheless, the results of a recent survey would seem to suggest that more brokers than ever before are considering the overall reliability of […]

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