Short-term finance for property professionals: what are my options?

September 18, 2018

It’s not unusual for property professionals of all types to find themselves in emergency situations requiring a quick financial fix. Likewise, when a promising opportunity appears suddenly on the market, it can be extremely useful to have a short-term funding option at hand to enable you to make...

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Landlords, are you ready for the extended mandatory HMO licensing?

August 14, 2018

You may well remember back in 2006 when the mandatory Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) licensing for England and Wales came into force. It was designed to enforce standards to landlords with properties of three storeys or more – with five or more people, making up two or more separate...

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How to fund property development

July 5, 2018

When it comes to funding property development projects, there are several options available. But some find so much choice overwhelming – especially when they’re unfamiliar with the more ‘complex’ solutions.

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An introduction to West One Loans' Development Finance with Guy Murray

June 20, 2018

Hear from Guy Murray, from our development finance team as he answers some key broker questions in response to West One Loans' recent launch of development finance.

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West One Loans launches Development Finance

June 20, 2018

West One Loans are delighted to launch Development Finance - with a focus on small and medium sized developers. Development Finance from West One can be used to complete ground up developments and conversion projects.

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West One residential Second Charge mortgages extended to Scotland

June 11, 2018

We are now able to offer residential Second Charge mortgage products to borrowers whose main residence is located in mainland Scotland.

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Have you got Seconds for Scotland?

June 8, 2018

You will likely have heard more about Scotland's property market in the last couple of years than ever before...and we're not going to be the ones to put a stop to that.

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Who are property professionals and when can bridging finance help them?

May 8, 2018

Traditionally, bridging finance was used as a means to bridge the financial gap between a property purchase and a delayed house sale. But over the last decade or so, it’s seen a big expansion. Rather than being used solely as a basic chain break solution, property professionals are now utilising...

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5 tips to improve your commercial property's epc rating

March 28, 2018

5 tips to improve your commercial property's EPC rating to avoid penalties set by the new MEES standards.

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Expert view: our thoughts on Brexit and its property market impact

March 26, 2018

Over the last year or so, following some inevitable post-Referendum jitters, we’ve seen the bridging loan market bounce back to reach new heights. Investors are looking for smarter, more convenient ways to secure short-term funding and are increasingly turning to alternative finance methods to...

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