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Bridging Loan Helps Business Partners Get New Venture Underway

At UK Property Finance we are always proud to be part of a small business success story. In this instance we were approached by two lifelong friends who had decided to go into business together. Both experienced tradesmen and in their mid-30s, they believed that the time had come to […]

Secured 2nd Charge Mortgage Loan Assists Self-Employed Client’s Purchase of First Buy to Let Property Investment

The UK’s Buy to Let market continues to prove a goldmine for those making the right moves at the right time. UK Property Finance recently helped a client from London collect the keys to his first Buy to Let investment property purchase. The client had significant equity tied up in […]

All Debts Consolidated Within 5 days For Young Couple From Cambridge

We were approached by a young couple from Cambridge who for various reasons were struggling with financial debt.  Between them they had accumulated seven credit cards all with maxed out balances, multiple fully utilized overdrafts and a handful of personal loans, all on varying higher rates of interest and all […]

How Does Right to Buy Affect Mortgage Eligibility?

The government’s Right to Buy scheme provides qualified council property tenants the opportunity to purchase their homes at a discounted price. Depending on the property type, location and period of residency, discounts as high as £82,800 (increasing to £110,500) are available. In order to qualify under the Right to Buy scheme […]

Right to Buy: Four Misconceptions Clarified

Buying a home in the United Kingdom has never been more expensive.  Affordable finance options are readily available but the average UK property price has skyrocketed over the past 20 years. Thousands of council tenants across England however are finding themselves able to potentially capitalize on a highly profitable opportunity. […]

Investors in Kevin McCloud Face Prospect of Liquidation

The businesses started by Grand Designs star Kevin McCloud that once seemed bullet-proof investment prospects are now headed for liquidation. As a result, those who invested (some heavily) in HAB Land Finance are now facing the prospect of losing every penny. Named after Mr McCloud’s Happiness Architecture Beauty brand, HAB […]

Help To Buy vs Right To Buy

Through experience, we’ve found that a lot of would-be homeowners in the UK confuse the government’s Right to Buy scheme with severable separate affordable home ownership programs. ‘Help to Buy’ in particular is often mistaken as the same basic scheme as ‘Right to Buy’, though there are significant differences between […]

Revealed: Where UK Rent Prices are Rising Most Rapidly

The average property rental prices in the United Kingdom have been accelerating at a phenomenal rate over recent years. Now, the results of a new study, published by property website Zoopla, reveal the areas of the UK most affected by skyrocketing home rental prices. The Zoopla report reveals that the […]

Polish Homeowners Take On the Banks…and Win

It’s not often that the everyday consumer takes on one of the world’s financial giants and actually wins. It’s the classic David vs Goliath tale, though one in which Goliath almost always has the upper hand. Nevertheless, a recent victory for more than half a million indebted Polish homeowners has […]

Escalating Issue with Unfinished Accommodation Hits Students Nationwide

Students across England are feeling neglected, let down and angry. Having expected to move into comfortable and functional accommodation in time for the new term, hundreds are being told their student residences are not ready to be occupied. The result of which is a growing number of students finding themselves […]

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