All posts tagged bridging finance

Refurbishment named as most popular use for bridging

A number of representatives from the bridging finance industry have launched a new report titled Bridging Trends which highlights the latest key data. The infographic, which aims to deliver a realistic representation of the bridging market, covers data from bridging […]

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Bank customers to gain control of their finances

The Association for Financial Technology Companies has recently launched, where it has revealed that its apps and services can revolutionise the way people control their finances. The new trade read more »

HSBC grants £170m bridging loan

HSBC advanced a bridging loan worth €225 million (£176 million approx) to a property firm. Intu Properties plc has revealed that it has exchanged contracts with an entity indirectly read more »

Just Cashflow: An SME’s savings account indicates good discipline

Just Cashflow explains a range of benefits that SMEs have access to with a savings account in response to shocking research that found that less than a read more »

The Great Debate: Alternative finance – Still alternative?

Following a debate at the FP Show 2014 which flared over the future of alternative funding, industry figures argued whether the word ‘alternative’ has now become outdated. Other read more »

Give and Take – How Reliable is your Charging Clause?

In 2007, the Co-op Bank lent sums in excess of £2.1million to a company in which Mr Phillips was a Director. The advance was secured over two properties. read more »

Busting bridging loan myths

If sourced from a responsible lender, bridging loans can provide a much needed injection of capital, says Gary Bailey, Sales Director of Lancashire Mortgage Corporation.

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FCA’s bridging finance MI at risk of distortion

At the recent ASTL conference, the FCA’s Lynda Blackwell stated that the regulator’s ‘market intelligence’ is sourced from trade press reports. During the ASTL conference, on being questioned by read more »

Omega: The ‘R’ Word

During a Q&A event at which I was part of the panel, one very good question was asked: ‘Is our industry (i.e. commercial finance) ready for regulation?’   Which started me read more »

Legal Brief: Hide but don’t seek

A recent case in the High Court tackled two significant areas of risk to bridging lenders and also provided some sensible guidance for inspecting valuers... In the Credit & read more »