Are your properties MEES (Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards) ready?

March 12, 2018

From April 1st 2018, it will be unlawful to grant new leases of residential or commercial property with an EPC rating below an 'E'.

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How does this year look for property professionals?

January 10, 2018

2017 was a year in which the UK property market was challenged by change: Brexit, a new Government, the Autumn budget, HMRC, PRA and FCA. We’ve heard plenty, and you’ve probably heard a lot more about these, so we’re not going to spend more time talking about what’s already happened (here’s our...

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Looking back at property investment in 2017

December 21, 2017

2017 has been an unpredictable year for the UK property market, this includes numerous changes to regulation as well as Brexit causing an uncertainty in the market.. West One looks back at some of the highlights of 2017.

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5 minutes with John Steel

December 15, 2017

Meet John Steel, Regional Business Development Manager at West One Loans for Northern England, Northern Wales and Scotland  

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A day at a property auction… adapting to recent changes

November 10, 2017

It had been just over a month since our last visit to a property auction, we had high hopes for a day of education, networking and being amongst the hustle and excitement of the auction room.  We were glad to be back at Marriott Regent’s Park hotel with our partner; Auction House London.

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West One expands second charge mortgage products through master brokers

September 21, 2017

We are delighted to announce placing our first second charge case through an external master broker, since launching our new second charge mortgage proposition.

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A day at a property auction… during Brexit negotiations

September 19, 2017

Property Auctions can be an enchanting affair, especially for those first-timers and bargain hunters. If you’ve ever watched BBC One’s Homes Under The Hammer, you may very reasonably have visualisations of joining a bustling, excited room full of people just like you, hoping to clench a complete...

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September 7, 2017

We are delighted to announce the doubling of West One's salesforce, with the addition of two new Business Development Managers and an expansion of our Broker Support team.

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Property Auctions: At Auction House London's April Auction

April 21, 2017

We were back again at our partner, Auction House London's April Auction held at the London Regents park Marriott Hotel for another successful auction event. With over 130 lots listed for auction, as well as some last-minute lots which didn't make it into the auction catalogue but went under the...

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West One slashes rates for bridging loans starting at 0.55%

April 4, 2017

Specialist bridging lender West One Loans has today announced it has slashed rates for unregulated residential loans by up to 0.4% per month. The move, which comes after a period of sustained growth for the industry, makes West One Loans’ rates among the cheapest in the market. These will be...

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