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How Do Bridging Loans Work for First-Time Buyers?

It is often assumed that bridging finance is a facility restricted exclusively to existing homeowners, however bridging loans can also be a surprisingly flexible, accessible and affordable options for first-time buyers. Eligibility for bridging finance is assessed primarily on the borrower’s ability to provide acceptable security for the loan. If […]

July House Price Increase the Biggest in Nine Years, Reports Nationwide

Average property prices in the United Kingdom grew more in July that at any other time in the past 11 years, suggesting the housing market could recover much faster than predicted. According to the latest figures released by Nationwide, July brought about the biggest single month increase in average house […]

Bridging Loan Popularity Soaring Among Senior Borrowers

Bridging finance has been growing in popularity across the UK for some time.  But what is particularly interesting is how more senior borrowers (of retirement age and older) are taking an interest in bridging loans than ever before. Despite the fact that seniors are considered more financially savvy and asset […]

Bridging Loans for Property Development

What is Bridging Finance? Bridging finance is a short-term loan, typically arranged within a matter of days and repaid after a period of one to 18 months. As the name suggests, bridging loans are designed to ‘bridge’ financial gaps, when significant sums of money are needed for urgent purchases or […]

Using Bridging Finance to Pay Off Tax

Being hit by an unexpected tax bill is never an enjoyable experience. Businesses, investors and property developers, may find themselves facing tax obligations at a time they didn’t expect. Irrespective of the nature and extent of the bill, settling tax liabilities as quickly as possible is essential, in order to […]

7 Reasons Why a Bridging Loan is Ideal in Property Development

Property development finance is available in a variety of forms to suit most requirements and budgets. Increasingly, bridging loans are being sought by property developers across the UK to fund large and small projects. But what is it about the bridging loan that makes it such a popular choice?  Why […]

How Bridging Finance Can Benefit New Business Start-ups?

New business start-ups in the UK are increasingly turning to alternative lenders to help fuel their growth and development. Bridging finance in particular is growing in popularity among the small to medium enterprise (SME) community within the UK. Certain major banks and lenders consider new business start-ups as “high risk” […]

Bridging Loans: Secured Loans when Time is Critical

Bridging loans are a specialist type of secured loan which can be particularly useful in time-critical situations. Secured loans in general can be quicker and easier to arrange than unsecured personal loans but the underwriting process can still be lengthy in the case of larger secured loans such as mortgages. […]

Bridging Loans Are the Buy to Let Investor’s New Top Choice

It’s not uncommon for buy-to-let investors to set their sights on properties in need of repairs and refurbishments. The reason being that as competition for such properties is relatively low, they can often be picked up at rock-bottom prices. After which, the repairs and refurbishments can be performed at an […]

Bridge the Gap to Own a Holiday Home

The housing situation for most would-be buyers in the UK right now is pretty bleak. Particularly for first-time buyers – millions of whom face the prospect of never owning their own home. But what’s interesting is how at the opposite end of the spectrum, individuals interested in buying second homes […]

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