Blogs

Challenging the challenger banks

25th October 2016 0

Matthew Tooth is head of distribution at LendInvest The bridging market has enjoyed an excellent couple of years, and as a result has seen a succession of new lenders entering the market. That competition has […]

Buy-to-let

Aldermore unveils 3.93% buy-to-lets

9th May 2016 0

Aldermore has launched ‘limited edition’ buy-to-let fixes at 3.93% for 2, 3 or 5-years to 80% loan-to-value. The rate is available for purchase and remortgage for individuals and limited companies while it comes with a […]

Bridging

Shawbrook hires lending manager

9th May 2016 0

Shawbrook Bank has hired a lending manager in Mark Palmer and made several other appointments. Palmer worked as a mortgage adviser and then supervisor at Yorkshire Building Society and is responsible for overseeing cases with […]

Buy-to-let

Challenger banks could raise buy-to-let prices

4th May 2016 0

Challenger banks could look to raise prices or tighten criteria on their buy-to-let products as they look to improve profitability following regulatory changes, a report into the challenger bank market by KPMG has warned. The […]

Bridging

Masthaven gets retail banking licence

21st April 2016 0

Masthaven Bank has become the first challenger bank of 2016 to be granted a retail banking licence.Borne out of Masthaven Finance the new digital bank aims to disrupt the market with a customer-led flexible savings […]