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Regentsmead CMO To Become His Own Bridging Lender

Another day, another high-profile example of a successful industry leader making the move into development finance. In this instance, the CMO (or should that be, the former CMO) and head of lending at Regentsmead, Ashley Ilsen, has confirmed his departure from the business, along with his plans to establish a […]

Ex-Metro Bank Boss to Launch Specialist Lender

Now more than ever, borrowers and financial service providers alike are exploring the possibilities alternative lending brings to the table. As businesses and the public in general continue to shun conventional banks and lenders for more convenient and accessible alternatives, those with an eye for opportunity are refusing to allow […]

Closed and Open Bridging Loans – What’s the Difference?

It’s usually not until you make the decision to apply for a bridging loan that you discover just how many different types of bridging loans there are. Commercial loans, residential loans, second charge bridging loans and so on. Not to mention, the often misunderstood concept of ‘open’ and ‘closed’ bridging […]

The Economics of a UK Christmas

Here is a cool infographic we have created that provides lots of statistics about Christmas in the UK. The infographic is broken down into sections including overall Christmas spending, what type of stuff we spend the money on and how the UK compares to the rest of Europe.

Shared Ownership a Misunderstood, Underexplored Concept

On the surface, shared ownership doesn’t come across as the most appealing option for first-time buyers. The reason being that as far as most newcomers to the housing market are concerned, the whole point of ownership is exactly that – sole ownership of the property. Which would seem to be […]

Estate Agents Struggle to Adopt New Anti-Money Laundering Legislation

Earlier this year, the introduction of new anti-money laundering legislation made it a legal requirement for estate agents to keep an eye out for the use of ‘dirty money’ by clients looking to purchase properties. However, the legislation was rushed in to such an extent that many estate agents are […]

Government Assistance Doing Little to Help Smaller Builders

An industry study has revealed that despite on-going efforts from the government to boost the sector, SMEs in the construction industry are struggling to access funding. Housing supply has been a firm priority point for the government for several years now, as affordable inventory in the UK continues to dwindle. […]

Six of the World’s Most Extravagant (and Expensive) Homes

When it comes to buying or renovating your own home, you probably have a tick list of things that really matter: a functional kitchen, for example; a decent bathroom; maybe some outdoor space. But when money is no object, the list of what’s considered to be essential drastically changes. Everyone […]

Secured Loans for Commercial Property Acquisitions

Contrary to popular belief, owning and operating a viable business does not necessarily mean that major banks and lenders are willing to offer a helping hand. Increasingly, banks are becoming so selective with who they will and will not support that businesses at all levels looking to expand sometimes find […]

Housing Crisis Puts Further Strain on the Bank of Mum and Dad

More British parents than ever before are getting actively involved in helping their kids get on the property ladder. Research suggests that for the first time in history, parents will borrow more than £6.5 billion, specifically for the purpose of helping their children secure their first homes. This represents an […]

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