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Minimising the Risks Associated with Bridging Loans

It is the obligation of every responsible broker to ensure only eligible applicants gain access to bridging loans; Bridging finance has the potential to be a uniquely flexible and cost-effective source of funds for a variety of short-term applications. Bridging finance is not without its risks. As with all types […]

The Ups and Downs of Investing in Holiday Rental Properties

With international travel having taken an unprecedented nosedive, 2021 has become the year of the ‘staycation’. In turn, demand for desirable holiday rental properties has skyrocketed in dozens of popular regions across the UK. Even before the coronavirus pandemic hit, interest in buy-to-let investments for holiday lettings was steadily increasing. […]

Top Tips for Buying a Property at Auction

There are many ways of buying a property these days and knowing which is the best way can be a bit daunting. One way of landing yourself a great bargain is buying through auctions. Not for the faint hearted, auctions can be both exciting and nerve racking, particularly for first-time […]

Bridging Loans: Growing Demand Furthers Spike in Bridging Finance Activity

Bridging finance was an undeveloped sector in the UK not too long ago, offering little appeal for the average borrower. Today, far more people than ever before from all types of backgrounds are using bridging loans for a long list of practical purposes. The more challenging it becomes to secure […]

Bridging Finance Popular Among Buyers Looking to Beat the Stamp Duty Deadline

When the temporary stamp duty holiday expires on March 31 (now forecast to end June 30th), home buyers could once again find themselves £15,000 out of pocket. With stamp duty currently suspended on qualifying properties under £500,000 in value, it is estimated that over 90% of all home purchases are covered under […]

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, […]

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