When asked about the need for a qualification, similar to CeMAP, for the specialist finance market an expert panel was split on whether such a need actually exists. The panel consisted of Gavin Diamond of United Trust Bank, Roz Cawood from Hope Capital, Chris Waind of Central/Mercantile Trust, Adrian Moloney from One Savings Bank and […]
Watts Commercial Finance has appointed Ben Clarke (pictured) as commercial manager. Clarke joins the team from Lloyds Bank where he spent the past six years as an SME relationship manager. Based out of their London office, he will support clients across all aspects of commercial funding. Phil Gray, managing director of Watts Commercial Finance, said: […]
Aviram Shahar, co-founder and CEO at Lendlord, said: “There may not be significant discounts available in the current market, but landlords can still give themselves a distinct advantage by using bridging finance."
The product allows for up to 100% cost of works funded in arrears and can include additional drawdown options for potential future planning permissions.
Alternative Bridging Corporation has expanded its case management team in response to increasing demand from brokers. The bridging and development lender has recruited Risha Gajjar (pictured) as a case manager to grow its team and increase its capability. Gajjar joins from OneSavings Bank, where she worked for nearly three years in its lending and underwriting […]
The firm said that the rise in popularity for larger loans could be attributed to landlords looking to take advantage of the stamp duty holiday and being able to afford more expensive properties.
The pending restructure resulted in the departure of several key figures from the group over the Christmas period.
The Right Mortgage and Protection Network has revealed that it will be holding its first virtual National Training Event on 26 November 2020. These events are put on by the network each year, but this it has made the decision to take everything online, so as to ensure members had up to date information […]
Decisions in Principle were up 15% in September compared to August while applications climbed 13% and completions jumped by 29% ending the quarter with three consecutive months of market share gains.
Glenhawk is the first alternative lender to win in this category, which celebrates the UK’s most successful businesses and entrepreneurs.