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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

An Introduction to Wholesale Lending

The wholesale loan industry is a subject that raises quite a lot of controversy in the finance sector, with many brokers and lending facilities taking a completely opposite stance to one another whenever the issue is raised.  This is particularly true where the actual value of wholesale lending is concerned.  […]

Debt Consolidation Simplified!

If the thought of debt consolidation leaves you somewhat confused and bewildered, scratching your head and in search of meaningful answers then you are definitely not alone.  It’s a sad fact that the vast majority of us are simply unable to get from one week to the next without some […]

Falling House Prices – A Good Thing or Bad?

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has placed a great deal of uncertainty on Britain’s economic future.   No doubt, this will lead one group of investors to prosperity whilst causing serious grief for another, particularly where the property market is concerned.  To call Brexit a potential dividing line […]

Banks Get Wiser On Credit Card Lending

From a wider economic perspective, any kind of increase in consumer spending is only a good thing. The more the average consumer spends, the better the British economy performs in general. Nevertheless, when consumer spending is leading an incalculable number of people into dangerous levels of debt, this isn’t quite […]

UK Property Finance Launches Free Online Bridging Loan Calculator

With an ever increasing number of commercial developers, Buy-to-Let landlords and other UK property investors turning to bridging loan providers for fast and flexible financing options, one of the country’s most reputable brokers has recently introduced a new online tool that is designed to give a clear picture of the […]

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