Bridging rates won’t rise after base rate increase

2nd August 2018 0

The Bank of England’s decision to raise the base rate from 0.5 to 0.75% is not expected to affect short-term lenders, Benson Hersch, chief executive of the ASTL, predicted. The Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to […]


Bridging in 2018

25th October 2017 0

Jonathan Sealey (pictured) is chief executive of Hope Capital The latest data from bridging trends certainly made for interesting reading. Mortgage delays were cited as the most popular reason for obtaining a bridging loan in […]

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Hope Capital reacts to latest UK Finance figures

20th July 2017 0

Gross mortgage lending reached £22.1bn in June some 9% higher than May and 3% higher than last year, according to the latest UK Finance estimates. As such gross mortgage lending for Q2 2017 stood at an estimated […]


Hope Capital react to latest BoE figures

29th June 2017 0

Jonathan Sealey (pictured) is chief executive of Hope Capital According to the latest figures, remortgages and house purchases have slowed noticeably since the start of the year. However, despite the uncertainty around the snap general […]


Budget 2017: Hope Capital responds

9th March 2017 0

Jonathan Sealey (pictured), chief executive of Hope Capital, reckons yesterday’s Budget saw a real hit for small businesses and the self-employed. He said: “The cut in dividends and the rise in National Insurance payments equates […]

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