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July 22, 2020

Launching the LendInvest Structured Property Finance Team

Dealing with high value, complex property transactions takes years of expertise and a dedicated approach to the customer relationship. It is this requirement for a tailored approach to unique, larger deals that has led to the creation of a specialised team for these projects.  The new Structured Property Finance team specialise in high value, unique...

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July 22, 2020

Case studies: Bridging loans in London

In the months since lockdown restrictions eased we have been seeing deals almost as diverse as England’s capital.   Here are the examples of some high-value bridging deals we have completed inside the M25, including a capital raise, acquiring a property for refurbishment and refinancing ahead of a Buy-to-Let mortgage. ——- New Malden A loan to...

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July 20, 2020

Everything you need to know about regulated bridging loans and how to get one

Regulated bridging loans are different from the more traditional bridging loans used by property investors in a number of ways. In this piece we will tell you everything you need to know about regulated bridging loans. What is a bridging loan? Bridging loans are a flexible form of short-term finance that helps property investors fund...

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July 20, 2020

Warning for customers: identifying Clone firms

It is important to be vigilant when dealing with financial firms that you have not previously worked with, especially firms or individuals that contact you out of the blue. Sadly, fraudsters are more active now than ever.  A new tactic that has come to light involves scammers using the name, ‘firm registration number’ (FRN) and...

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July 15, 2020

Case study: Refinancing a development project into two different loan types

Client: Experienced property developers with a history of working with LendInvest Request: Borrowers wanted to refinance their project into two loans, a development exit for completed units and a land bridging loan for phase two Location: Scotland Loan total (Dev Exit): £1,285,000 LTV (Dev Exit): 64.76% Loan total (Bridge): £670,000 LTV (Bridge): 60% ———— This is...

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July 15, 2020

Case studies: Buy-to-Let mortgages in Scotland 

As part of our focus on the opportunities for property investors in Scotland, we wanted to highlight recent Buy-to-Let cases we have been completing.  Our Buy-to-Let proposition was reintroduced into Scotland in November last year, and in that time we’ve seen lots of applications and supported property professionals to expand their portfolios.  If you have...

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July 14, 2020

Property investment opportunities in Scotland

by Peter McDermid, LendInvest BDM for Soctland Many analysts predict the housing market to experience some stiff challenges in the coming months. This has been recognised at all levels, not least by the UK government who have announced some welcome support for the sector in the shape of the stamp duty limit change. It is...

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July 13, 2020

Property investment in Scotland: Q&A with Peter McDermid

We’re introducing you to our regional BDMs so you can learn more about the opportunities in their area and ways to connect with them. For this week’s deep dive we are focusing on Scotland, and our Scotland BDM Peter McDermid, who’s been with us for four years. You can email him on: [email protected], connect with...

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July 8, 2020

Everything you need to know about bridging loans

Bridging loans are a flexible form of short-term finance that helps property investors fund their projects. Whether it is for the purpose of acquiring property, funding light refurbishments or using it for planning gain, there are plenty of ways to use a bridging loan. In this piece we will explain everything you need to know...

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July 7, 2020

Case studies: Buy-to-Let applications sped up by using Open Banking 

As the market has reopened and applications have started to come in, we’ve been promoting to our clients the benefits of Open Banking.  In a post-lockdown world where many are still working remotely and they want to make up for lost time while the market was closed down, digitally submitting essential information to our underwriters...

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