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Shattered relationships: Brokers speak out

The relationships between brokers and lenders are crucial but there are certain problems which can make them tough to maintain. B&C decided to contact both brokers and lenders to find out what makes a good relationship, what can cause a […]

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LMC facilitates £3.2m re-bridge

Lancashire Mortgage Corporation (LMC) has facilitated a £3.2m limited company re-bridge with the help of Brightstar in just five days. The broker’s client was a successful entrepreneur who required read more »

How to avoid default: Start with an exit plan

Latest figures from Enterprise Finance Guarantee loans have revealed that 20.2 per cent of loans provided through the £2.3 billion credit scheme ended in default… An EFG is a read more »

Bridging lender launches survival guide for homebuyers

Specialist lender Affirmative Finance has created a self-help guide which offers homebuyers advice on steps to take and what to avoid during the buying process. The guide, titled “How read more »

Tech Portal: Barclays launches snap-and-attach software

Barclays Bank has made significant improvements to its online mortgage submission system for brokers. The new improvements will allow brokers to take photographs of customer documents on their smartphone read more »

Jubilee Bridging Finance launches new software

Jubilee Bridging Finance has launched a new online process which could potentially give clients a decision in just an hour. The service allows prospective lenders to quickly determine if read more »

Flexible lending through bridging

Despite revolutionary, rather than evolutionary, recent changes in the sector, traditional preconceptions and indeed misconceptions remain commonplace. Whilst the industry has worked hard to overcome this stigma, allying 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 »

Top ten reasons for bridging delays

With brokers persistently complaining that the completion of bridging loans is so often delayed, Bridging Advisor decided to attain the opinion of the Association of Short Term Lenders read more »

How to approach valuations

Any deal involving property, be it residential or commercial, revolves around valuers – understanding their role within a transaction and the way in which they operate is key read more »