What is an open ended bridging loan?

December 6, 2016

Bridging loans are useful tools in the world of property development. They can be used in a number of situations when high street lending either isn’t available or can’t be organised in time to complete an important deal.

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Bridging Bounces Back After Brexit

November 29, 2016
  • Gross annual bridging lending hits £4.4bn in July, despite Brexit vote uncertainty
  • Halt in high-street lending boosts demand for short-term loans during summer

Gross annual bridging lending increased to £4.4bn in July following the Brexit vote, with a 3.3% rise in lending since June, according...

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10 things you don't want to hear about property auctions

November 22, 2016

Buying or selling at a property auction can be both exciting and terrifying. There’s an element of doubt and uncertainty that you don’t get in standard property sales. And no matter whether you’re experienced or attending your first auction, there are a few things that you need to know that most...

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How to increase your new property purchase value

November 15, 2016

Sometimes adding value to a property can be simple and straightforward. Other times, it takes a bit more creative thinking. But the truth is that to increase property value, the majority of homes can be improved in one way or another – it’s your job as a property developer to find out how.

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Monopoly board houses at today's prices [Infographic]

November 10, 2016

Whether you’re playing as the boot, the dog or even the battleship, building up your property portfolio has never been easier than when playing Monopoly, particularly as even properties in the most affluent areas of London set you back no more than £400. Sadly, reality couldn’t be more different...

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Why property developer funding sometimes doesn’t work out

November 8, 2016

Securing financing for your property development – whether you’re looking to restore and sell, or are buying a long-term rental property – can feel like jumping through endless hoops.

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Property auction finance explained

October 26, 2016

Property auctions have long been seen as a great place to pick up a great investment.

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7 types of property developer finance

October 18, 2016

The majority of property developers will need access to some kind of finance to help them either take their first step into the market or to expand their property portfolio. And fortunately there are enough options available to suit most people’s needs.

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How to keep your property development pipeline flowing

October 4, 2016

Even for smaller property developers, having new projects in the pipeline is important. Property markets don’t stand still and neither should you. Just because you bought in a good area last time, doesn’t mean the same place will work again.

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What is a bridging loan?

September 27, 2016

Imagine the scenario...

You’ve been considering getting into the buy-to-let market for a while, browsing the various websites looking at what’s for sale.

After a couple of weeks, you’ll know the local market pretty well but won’t necessarily have seen anything that would make you take the step...

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