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Investment tips & property insights from the LendInvest team.
April 20, 2021
Why landlords should turn to bridge-to-let finance ahead of the Stamp Duty Deadline
by Gene Clohessy, Director of Underwriting We’re back again. The extension of the Stamp Duty Holiday in March gave lenders, brokers and property investors breathing room but still leaves them deadline at the end of June. As such this leaves brokers and borrowers wanting to get deals done quickly to take advantage of the holiday....Read more
April 19, 2021
Case studies: The 17 small bridging deals we completed in 1 week
See all of our bridging rates and offers. March was a record month for bridging loan completions, with our dedicated small loans team in particular seeing a high number of deals across the line. The peak was the week starting the 15th March, where the small bridging team completed 17 bridging loans. Processed quickly, these...Read more
May 6, 2021
Bridging case studies: Bridging loans across the UK up to 75% LTV
See all of our bridging rates and offers here. As part of the recent influx of bridging deals our team has been working on different types of deals across the country for investors with different needs. Take a closer look at the deals we’ve been backing: Newcastle LTV: 75% Loan amount: £101,250 An experienced property...
May 6, 2021
What’s next for short-term lending technology?
See all of our bridging rates and offers here. Embedding technology throughout our lending process has been key to making your deals complete quicker and more efficiently. Over the last few months we have been working on bringing you a broker portal which will see the application process move completely online for short term loans. ...
May 5, 2021
How we make your bridging deals simpler
See all of our bridging rates and offers here. The sales desk is often the first port of call for a lot of our brokers looking to sound out their deals and learn about what LendInvest can offer you. The bridging team, Victoria, Mia and Lauren, have given a behind the scenes look at their...
May 4, 2021
Underwriting your bridging deals: Q&A with our senior underwriter Warren Perks
See all of our bridging rates and offers here. Warren Perks, a Senior Underwriter for our bridging team, talks about his role and how underwriting helps deliver faster, simpler finance. Having recently celebrated his 5-year anniversary at the business, Warren looks back on how the role has changed and where it is going to keep...
April 29, 2021
A deep dive into the LendInvest platform with our Chief Operating Officer
Our founders started LendInvest in response to a UK mortgage market that is fundamentally broken. For decades, it’s been a market dominated by banks, and getting a mortgage is one of the poorest consumer experiences in the whole of financial services. With a traditional lender this can be a cumbersome process, involving a mountain of...
April 28, 2021
‘I want the broker to think of LendInvest as the go to lender on their bridging deals’: Meet our BDM Mia Colgan
See all of our bridging, development and Buy-to-Let rates and offers here. I joined my first lender, Dragonfly Property Finance (now Octopus Real Estate), in 2014 after finishing my Degree at University. I initially joined the team in an operations type role and then after 9 months I was promoted to Internal Business Development Manager. ...
April 27, 2021
Delivering bridging deals: the four steps from application to completion
See all of our bridging rates and offers here. After you’ve worked with your BDM to submit a bridging application, what happens next? Every bridging deal is unique and the complexity changes, so we have dedicated underwriters to work with you to get your deals over the line. These are the four simple steps from...
April 26, 2021
Problem solving and making the deal work: delivering bridging deals with our BDM Lauren Bridgman
See all of our bridging, development and Buy-to-Let rates and offers here. I have worked in the mortgage/lending industry for 10 years but specifically the short term/bridging industry for 6 years. I have been in both the regulated mortgage market and the unregulated short term/development market. I have previously been an underwriter and a case...
April 21, 2021
Support LendInvest at the Specialist Finance Introducer Awards!
We’re delighted to share that LendInvest has been long listed in the following eight categories at the Specialist Finance Introducer Awards 2021. Please do take a couple of minutes to give LendInvest your vote in the following categories, and encourage your networks to do the same, every vote counts! Best product Innovation Best use of...