Asset finance

Century Capital completes six deals in five days

31st May 2017 0

Century Capital has recently completed six varied facilities within five days. The six deals included a historic Grade II listed building, which required funding for restoration and Century Capital offered a loan-to-value (LTV) of 48.1% […]

Commercial Finance

Commercial property transactions reach nine-year high

30th May 2017 1

Commercial property transactions hit a nine-year high of 127,280 in 2016/2017, research by Lendy reveals. These figures show a 6% increase from 2015/2016, demonstrating interest in the UK commercial property market to both domestic and […]

Bridging

Specialist lenders filling liquidity gap

26th May 2017 0

Three quarters of property investors raised alternative finance in the past year after struggling to obtain mainstream funding, a survey from MT Finance reveals. Almost half (44%) of the 82 property investors questioned cited affordability as […]

Blogs

Enness reacts to party manifestos

25th May 2017 0

Islay Robinson (pictured) is chief executive of Enness Conservative Much of the Conservative manifesto is vague on exactly how property and homeownership issues will be tackled.  Despite pledging to reform and modernise the home-buying process […]

Blogs

The sky’s the limit

25th May 2017 0

Ivor Freedman (pictured) is director at F&P Sponsors The news that members of the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) have exceeded £8bn in cumulative lending is remarkable for what is a young industry. Such levels of […]

Development Finance

Development finance enquiries increase by 72%

24th May 2017 0

First 4 Bridging has revealed it has seen a significant rise in development finance enquiries in the first quarter of 2017. A quarterly comparison of the first three months of 2017 compared to Q1 2016 […]

Second Charge

West One launches into second charge lending

24th May 2017 0

West One Loans has launched into second charge lending for the first time. West One’s second charge team is led by former V Loans managing director Marie Grundy (pictured) as well as Paul Simpson, formerly […]

Asset finance

Borro: Business growth stalled by slow bank lending

23rd May 2017 0

Borro has warned that the banking industry must improve speed of access to finance for business owners or risk a slowdown in business investment. Paul Aitken, chief executive of Borro, said: “Bank lending speeds have […]

Buy-to-let

Paragon mortgage lending doubles in Q2

23rd May 2017 0

Paragon Mortgages more than doubled its new buy-to-let lending during the second quarter to £742.3m. Underlying Group profits were £70.1m for the first half compared with £69.4m for the same period last year. New mortgage […]

Bridging

Octane Capital completes £5.4m bridging loan

23rd May 2017 0

Octane Capital has announced the  completion of a £5.4m bridging loan to an offshore borrower in seven working days. The loan was at 70% loan-to-value (LTV) and was for a complex HMO refinance in north […]

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