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Conquering misconceptions in bridging

There appears to be a number of misconceptions about bridging, one of them is that it is extremely risky lending. It is an incorrect assumption that bridging finance is high risk.   Property bridging loans are secured by legal charges, and […]

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Fees – Are brokers worth the money?

Mark Jones from Omega Commercial Solutions speaks to BA about fees.  One area I am sure is commonly queried with all commercial mortgage brokers is that of fees; why read more »

Capital Bridging: Your guide to a speedy application

In addition to the fundamental training of our underwriters, Capital Bridging’s in-house training programme also pays particular attention to how staff can support the education of its
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Broker Guide: Lending as a broker

With Watts Bridging Finance recently becoming a member of the astl, Director Phil Gray speaks to BA about becoming a ‘broker lender’. Watts Commercial Finance is one of the read more »

Survival guide for new bridging lenders

With many new lenders entering the market, Bridging Advisor heard from Funding 365, a lender now approaching its first anniversary, as it reflects upon lessons learnt over the read more »

Paying the price

There is an old saying that you get what you pay for in life. There is another about people who understand the cost of everything and the value read more »

What is Super Bridging ?

Andrew Hosford of  Voltaire Bridging Finance spills all on the idea of Super Bridging. Definition: 'A short-term loan where the lender's primary scrutiny is focused upon the underlying real read more »

Bridging Bootcamp

By Richard Deacon, Sales Director at Masthaven Bridging. It would be a simple matter to expound about products, pricing and criteria and the latest wrinkles in the read more »

Nabbing the perfect valuer

  Choosing the right surveyor can be a difficult task, and ‘partnership’ is an oft-overused word. But working in true partnership with a valuer delivers the best results and read more »

Bridging finance: An introduction

Andrew Hosford, Director of Voltaire Bridging speaks the truth about the main uses of bridging loans... The bridging industry has evolved almost out of recognition since the downturn and read more »