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March 22, 2023

LendInvest’s new residential mortgage range: a simple solution for complex customers

 Mortgage broker? Register for simple residential mortgages here, or download our rates guide. By Sophie Mitchell-Charman, Commercial Director at LendInvest Last week’s budget didn’t offer much relief from the economic challenges that have categorised the past 6 months.  While more stable now than in September, the economy remains in a precarious place, with cost of...

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March 20, 2023

Case study: 10-day capital raise bridge

Get your next bridging deal started faster through our bridging portal. Begin with an instant quote. Location: Bury Loan amount: £113k  LTV: 39.64% —  The broker reached out on behalf of their client – a local business owner – who was looking to raise capital against their home to invest money in their business while...

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March 16, 2023

Underwriting’s importance in the current Buy-to-Let landscape

Get started on your next Buy-to-Let with a faster service here. By Raheel Butt, Head of Buy-to-Let Underwriting at LendInvest The Buy-to-Let market has – rightly – been dominated by the volatility in rates over the past six months.  While some stability has returned to the market in the last couple of months, the underlying...

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March 10, 2023

Giving brokers the right support when they need it: Q&A with Paige Archer

To connect with your local BDM, use our BDM finder, or get instant quotes and submit your deals online.  Over the past year, the BDM team has been steadily increasing the amount of support it is able to give brokers.  Part of that support has been technological – live updates in the portal allow brokers...

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March 7, 2023

How we promote a culture of quality at LendInvest

by Meenakshi Choudhary, QA Engineering Manager Quality assurance (QA) is often assumed to be a thin slice of work—something that happens in between writing code and getting it deployed to production. But in reality it doesn’t happen at just one point in time, and it encompasses more than the testing tools, the number of tests...

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March 1, 2023

How much do Automated Valuation Models (AVMs) save brokers and their customers?

Get your next bridging deal started quickly through the bridging portal, and pay no valuation fees when you use our AVMs. By Mia Colgan, BDM We haven’t been talking about AVMs enough, have we?  I agree, to be honest, because it is an exciting addition to an already quick portal that will save you time...

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February 28, 2023

‘Finding ways to say yes’: A Q&A with our Lending Operations Manager on working with complex deals and launching residential mortgages

We chat to Lending Operations Manager, Hannah Moody, about pushing residential mortgages whole of market and what good lending looks like. When did you join LendInvest? November 30th 2021 How has your role changed in your time here? Initially I was working very closely with the BTL teams, reviewing the processes across the Operation, but...

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February 22, 2023

Development Case Study: Facility for ground-up development project

We’ve reduced our rates and opened a new £100 million funding partnership to support your development deals, contact our team and get quotes here. Location: Lincolnshire Loan amount: £3,233,764 A repeat borrower approached us for funding for this ground-up development in Lincolnshire. They had a good record of working with us previously, and the facility...

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February 22, 2023

What is happening with private rental EPC changes, and what should brokers do? 

To see our cheaper EPC Buy-to-Let products, get instant quotes and find your local BDM, go to our Buy-to-Let page.  By Sophie Mitchell-Charman, Commercial Director Is it just us, or has the flurry of attention being paid to upcoming EPC changes quietened down?  After the government announced its intention to have all new-build private rentals...

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February 20, 2023

Case study: Regulated bridge capital raise to complete refurbishment

See rates, contact our experts and get instant quotes on our bridging page. Location: Peterborough LTV: 32.42% Loan amount: £81,051 – Homeowners were looking to raise capital against their home to complete a big refurbishment job.  They had purchased the home, their main residence, at auction and were looking for additional money to complete an...

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