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1 in 4 Q4 Bridging Loans Used to Break Property Chains, MT Finance Reports

The bridging finance sector in the UK endured a turbulent 2020, recording a decline in annual transaction volumes of approximately £278 million.  According to the latest figures released by MT Finance, the sector saw particularly poor performance during the first six months of the year, when lockdown restrictions took a […]

Establishing Affordability with a Bridging Loan Calculator

A bridging loan calculator can be an invaluable tool when assessing the affordability of a bridging loan, prior to applying. Bridging loan rates (when considered as an APR) appear elevated, due to the short-term nature of the product. Bridging finance, however, can be uniquely cost-effective when repaid promptly. Monthly interest […]

Five Common Uses for Bridging Loans

Bridging finance can be used for almost any legal purpose. The vast majority of UK bridging loans, however, are used for transactions involving residential or commercial properties & land. One of the most appealing characteristics of bridging finance is the way in which it can be arranged and accessed within […]

The Benefits of Unregulated Bridging Loans for Property Investors

With the UK gripped by Brexit uncertainty and the ongoing Coronavirus-related economic shutdown, lenders are demonstrating understandable risk aversion. Conventional loans and mortgages are becoming more difficult to access, though there is one alternative form of funding that continues to grow in both popularity and accessibility. Unregulated bridging finance has […]

Why Take Out Bridging Loans for Property Downsizing?

You have decided to downsize and are looking to purchase a property with a much lower market value than your current home. In which case, why would you consider taking out a bridging loan? If the home you live in is more valuable than the property you intend to buy, […]

The Pros and Cons of Bridging Loans for UK Property Investors

Property investors in the UK have no shortage of options where potential sources of funding are concerned, though increasingly, new and established investors alike are turning to short-term bridging finance. Bridging loans differ from mainstream loans in that they are designed to be repaid within a period of 1-18 month. […]

What Are Bridging Loans and How Do They Work?

A bridging loan is a specialist type of secured loan, designed to provide the fastest possible access to significant sums of money for almost any purpose.  Bridging loans are different from standard bank loans, in terms of both their primary uses and the criteria that must be fulfilled to qualify. […]

Using Bridging Finance to Avoid Repossession

Tempted by some of the lowest interest rates ever seen, first-time buyers have been on something of a spending spree over the past few years.  Unfortunately, evidence would also suggest that a growing number of home buyers are now running into financial difficulties. Repossession rates are nowhere near as high […]

Using Bridging Loans as Auction Finance

Bridging finance is one of the most popular lending channels on the market for investors purchasing properties at auction. Usually significantly faster and easier to arrange than a conventional loan or mortgage, a bridging loan can also be much more cost-effective. Just a few of the potential benefits of bridging […]

Bridging Finance: Why Broker Support Is Essential

Applying for a bridging loan means first deciding whether to take your business directly to the lender or to involve a specialist broker. Both options have their unique points of appeal, though independent broker support can be advantageous in many ways. Irrespective of your requirements for bridging finance, most experts […]

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