Home Loan vs. Mortgage: What’s the Difference?

Home loans and mortgages are almost always interpreted as the same thing. You could argue that a mortgage is a type of home loan, given that it is a loan used to purchase a home. There are significant differences between the two, the terms of their functions and intended applications. […]

Rightmove’s Most-Viewed Properties Are Not Your Ordinary Homes

Time spent in lockdown has forced much of the British public to rethink their priorities; this has meant setting their sights on more spacious properties to allow them to work, play and generally spend more time enjoying the homes they live in. It seems a year and a half with […]

Bridging Loan Completions up a Further 23% in the Second Quarter

The latest figures from ASTL indicate strong quarterly performance for the bridging sector in Q2 this year; up an impressive 23.2%, total completions for the three-month period came out at £1.1 billion. The high number of completions during this period meant that bridging loan books increased to more than £4.7bn, […]

FC Barcelona Saved from Bankruptcy by €595m Bridging Loan

FC Barcelona has rarely been out of the headlines over the past few months, primarily due to the sensational departure of Lionel Messi after a lifetime spent with the club. The president of FC Barcelona, Joan Laporta has spoken of the “very worrying” financial situation the club is currently in. Having […]

Bridging Finance for the Small Business: How Does it Work?

A bridging loan is essentially a short-term commercial loan, secured against an appropriate property or asset. It is designed to be repaid within a matter of months; bridging finance can be uniquely cost-effective over the short-term. Another major point of appeal with bridging finance is the speed with which it […]

Broker Confidence Improves as Consumer Confidence Returns

New figures suggest that the vast majority of brokers are optimistic about what the next 12 months are going to bring for their businesses; According to the latest data published by Masthaven Bank, more than 90% of brokers are confident about the year ahead. This represents an increase of 3% […]

Investors Set Sights on the North, Driven by Major Market Shift

The UK’s real estate market has seen a number of seismic changes during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of which has been a complete change in priorities for millions of workers, having found themselves either entitled or obligated to work from home. According to recent data published by […]

House Prices Down 0.5% in June, Marking the Year’s First Decline

For the first time this year, average property prices in the UK have fallen. Newly published figures from the Halifax house price index suggest that house prices declined by approximately 0.5% in June, taking annual house price inflation to 8.8% compared to the 9.6% recorded in May. But even with […]

Concerns Raised of a Possible Private Rental Property Drought on the Horizon

Experts recently predicted that the UK could be well be on its way to another huge boom for the private rentals sector. With average property prices hovering at all-time highs, more prospective first-time buyers than ever before are finding themselves priced entirely out of the market. Subsequently, some believe that […]

Annual House Price Inflation at Its Strongest Level in Seven Years

New data published by the Halifax paints a picture of a booming UK housing market, where annual property price growth has reached a new seven-year high.  In addition, the average price of a UK home has now reached a record high of £261,743, according to the latest Halifax House Price […]


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