Brokers confident for 2018

17th January 2018 0

Brokers are confident about the state of business and the wider economy in 2018, two pieces of research indicate. Bridging lender mtf found that 68% of brokers believe overall market conditions will improve in 2018, […]


BM Solutions launches online portfolio calculator

11th January 2018 0

BM Solutions has introduced an online portfolio calculator to calculate loan-to-values (LTV) and rental cover ratios for portfolio lending, helping brokers with portfolio landlords. In response to broker feedback, BM Solutions developed it to check […]


A look ahead to 2018 for buy-to-let

19th December 2017 0

Andrew Turner is chief executive of Commercial Trust Will the New Year bring renewed optimism for Britain’s beleaguered landlords? Landlords faced a wave of change during 2017, but despite a number of high and low […]

Development Finance

Octopus Property funds development deal

15th December 2017 0

Specialist property lender Octopus Propert will provide an 18 month, senior debt facility of over £20 million to London-based developer Ktesius Projects, to build 70 residential units in Brighton. They have started building the seven […]


Manchester is the best city to be a buy-to-let landlord

13th December 2017 0

Manchester is the best city to be a buy-to-let landlord based on capital gains, transaction volumes, rental yield and rental price growth, LendInvest research has found. Hull was the most improved city for landlords compared […]

Second Charge

Second charge mortgage business grows in October

13th December 2017 0

The value of new second charge business in the 12 months to October rose by 13% from that the previous year, Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) stats show. This October the value of new business […]


Coventry for intermediaries slashes rates on buy-to-let

11th December 2017 0

Coventry for intermediaries has reduced rates on its 2-year fixed buy-to-let range by 0.20%, with competitive rates now starting from 1.49%. Kevin Purvey, director of intermediaries, said: “We’re very happy to reduce rates across our […]

Commercial Finance

SMEs struggle for loans in high street banks

11th December 2017 0

As many as 56% of small businesses consider securing finance a struggle and 45% of ‘would be seekers’ state ‘discouragement’ as the primary reason they will not apply for a business loan, research from alternative […]

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