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How Lending Criteria Has Changed Over the Last Ten Years

Changes to lending criteria over the years have affected the way most of us access credit facilities. Some changes in lending criteria have been more noticeable than others – most notably those affecting mortgage eligibility.  Indeed, some have found that the more recent lending criteria changes on the High Street […]

What Will Homes Look Like in The Future?

Flying cars, robot butlers, Star Trek style transportation systems – we’ve seen some pretty wacky projections for homes of the future over the years.  Realistically, the house of the future envisaged by the sci-fi fanatic was never going to happen during our lifetime. But this doesn’t mean the homes of […]

Another Retailer at Risk? Is This a Sign of Things to Come?

UK retail news has been blighted as of late with a near endless string of permanent closures. It’s no secret that there are more retail stores closing their doors in the UK than ever before, painting a rather bleak picture for the UK retail sector as a whole. The most […]

Selling a Property Through Probate? How Much Tax Do I Have to Pay?

Concerned regarding how to pay inheritance tax before probate? In need of advice on how to value personal property for probate? Given the importance and sensitivity of such transactions, sourcing independent expert advice should be your first port of call. What Is a Probate Property? Dealing with a loss of […]

Have Banks Recovered from the Recession?

More than a decade has passed since the financial crisis that crippled the UK. In the meantime, banks and lenders across the country have been working tirelessly to regain their strength and positioning. Lloyds Bank recovery and Bank of Scotland debt recovery initiatives have been well publicised, but where exactly […]

How Much Property Does the Royal Family Own?

You wouldn’t expect the British Royal Family to be anything but fabulously wealthy. You’d also expect the Queen to own more than her fair share of prime real estate across the UK. But what you might not know is how many Royal properties there are in Britain, or the total […]

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 Development Broker’ award at the 2019 Bridging and Commercial Awards ceremony, said to be held on June […]

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 […]

10 Things To Do To Protect Yourself Against Fraud

Everybody thinks that fraud is the kind of thing that happens to other people, rather than themselves. That is, until it takes them well and truly by surprise. On the plus side, there’s plenty each and every one of us can do to significantly reduce the likelihood of being targeted […]

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