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February 1, 2023

How technology has been a game changer for underwriting: Q&A with Head of Buy-to-Let Underwriting Raheel Butt

We sat down with our Head of Underwriting to chat about his history in the industry and what’s important for quality Buy-to-Let service. Explore our Buy-to-Let products. When did you join LendInvest?  I joined in July 2022. Why did you become an underwriter?  In 1994 when I started with TSB after leaving NatWest and Nationwide,...

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January 26, 2023

What will the Holiday Let market look like in 2023

A version of this blog originally appeared in The Intermediary magazine. By Sophie Mitchell-Charman As every unimaginative intro to a blog in January will tell you; now is the time to look forward and make your plans for the year to come.  After a hectic few months in the Buy-to-Let market, we’re seeing some stability...

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January 25, 2023

AVMs in bridging: what they are and what they mean for brokers

Start faster with your bridging deals this year with AVMs and the latest technology in our bridging portal. To be in with a chance of winning one of our Starting Faster prizes, submit a bridging application in the portal in January. Full T&Cs here. One of the recent landmarks we hit as a bridging team was integrating...

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January 24, 2023

Up to £100m of new development funding and new rates

Explore our new development rates, case studies and meet our team on our development page. We’ve recently announced a landmark deal to continue supporting our developer clients.  This comes at a crucial time for the development sector, as the government abandons house building targets but the demand for new homes remains incredibly high across the...

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January 23, 2023

Case studies: Providing flexible Buy-to-Let remortgages for HMO landlords

Experience simpler, faster and reliable Buy-to-Let delivered by experts. Get started with an instant quote. Despite the challenging environment, the need for remortgaging remained high towards the end of 2022 as Buy-to-Let landlords who’d secured long-term deals, ahead of underwriting changes in 2017, saw their fixed-rates end.  Providing solutions was the key thing for all...

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January 23, 2023

Broker education and the challenges facing landlords: the 2023 Buy-to-Let landscape

A version of this piece originally appeared on Buy-to-Let Insider. By Sophie Mitchell-Charman, Commercial Director If 2022 taught us anything, it is that lenders have a duty to educate brokers on the financial landscape and the ever changing market, as well as their own products and services.   Following the fallout from the mini-budget and the...

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January 16, 2023

Case study: Regulated capital raise for self build in Scotland

To explore our bridging products, get instant quotes and apply online, visit our bridging page.  Location: Perth, Scotland Loan amount: £83,000 LTV: 14.63% — A broker working on behalf of a couple who were frequent self-builders approached us for a capital raise to support their client with the completion of their new home.  The development,...

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January 10, 2023

Why restructuring and financing opportunities will be essential in 2023: Q&A with Justin Trowse

The Structured Property Finance team works on bespoke deals with brokers and borrowers to ensure the right funding is delivered for complex projects, here, Justin Trowse, reviews his time in the market and what we can look out for in the coming months. You can contact the Structured Property Finance team here. How long have...

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January 10, 2023

Case study: Regulated bridging deal completed in 10 days

To be within a chance of winning one of our Starting Faster prizes, submit a bridging application in the portal in January. Full T&Cs here. Location: South London Loan amount: £273,000 LTV: 72.73% —  A broker approached us on behalf of a client looking for extra money to repay an existing facility and help purchase...

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January 9, 2023

Giving brokers full visibility over their deals in the bridging portal

Start faster with your bridging deals this year with AVMs and the latest technology in our bridging portal. To be in with a chance of winning one of our Starting Faster prizes, submit a bridging application in the portal in January. Full T&Cs here. The bridging portal is always evolving to give brokers – and ultimately...

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