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June 25, 2020

The opportunities bridging finance offers developers during Covid-19

If you are interested in starting your next property project, we offer LTV up to 75% on bridging loans with rates starting from 0.55%. Get started with an instant quote from our online calculators.  As lockdown restrictions ease, property developers, investors and professionals are seeing lenders and new opportunities return to the market. With a...

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June 23, 2020

Case studies: High-value commercial bridging loans for planning permission

While areas of the lending market takes longer to recover from the effects of Covid-19, there are still opportunities for developers looking to set up their next project, or investors looking to make planning gains. We have seen an appetite from developers to prepare the ground for their next project by acquisition through bridging while...

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June 22, 2020

LendInvest publishes full year financial results for 31 March 2020

Today we are pleased to report another year of profit, strong growth and significant operational and strategic progress for the twelve months to 31 March 2020. Here are some of the highlights: Financial highlights: Platform revenue¹ increased 49% to £108.4m (FY19: 72.7m) Platforms assets² up 59% to £1256.7m (FY19: £788.3m) Total loan originations up 24%...

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June 16, 2020

Case studies: 75% LTV Buy-to-Let mortgages

When some lockdown restrictions were lifted, we raised LTVs across our product range to help our clients get straight back into the market, with more flexibility to get their next project started. Since then we have seen lots of interest in our 75% LTV Buy-to-Let mortgages, for both refinancing and purchasing new properties.  Here are...

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June 16, 2020

Case study: 75% LTV Residential Bridge with multiple exit options

Client: An experienced property renovator Request: Residential bridging loan to purchase a bungalow for the purpose of refurbishment or replacing with three units Loan total: £210,000 LTV: 75% —————– An experienced property renovator approached us for terms on a project they were looking to start in Stalybridge, less than 10 miles out from Greater Manchester....

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June 10, 2020

Case studies: £2 million Development Exit finance

Since the Covid-19 outbreak hit the UK and it began to impact the property market we have been highlighting the relative security Development Exit finance offers to developers looking to ride out market uncertainty. We’ve found that Development Exit offers our borrowers low-cost finance with rolled interest which helps give them time to face the...

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June 8, 2020

Open Banking: an Underwriter’s perspective

At LendInvest the use of Open Banking is only one of the ways that we speed up our Buy-to-Let loan application process, and ensure credit risk is minimised. We sat down with one of our experienced Underwriters to break down what it is, how it works for us and how it improves our customer experience....

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June 2, 2020

Case studies: Buy-to-Let offers in under 10 days with Open Banking

Open Banking is a technology we have embraced as part of our Buy-to-Let mortgage applications.  It reduces the need for paperwork as part of the underwriting process, giving our underwriters secure access to a dashboard of the essential financial information they need to fully assess a deal.  The information required for us to complete the...

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June 2, 2020

Increasing LTVs across bridging finance

As lockdown restrictions have begun to loosen and more activity returns to the market we have decided to refresh our bridging finance range. At the start of the crisis we decided to limit our risk by reducing our max LTVs across our product range.  Lending throughout the crisis has given us valuable insight on what...

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May 27, 2020

LendInvest supports World IBD Day 2020

LendInvest is proud to have chosen Crohn’s & Colitis UK as its Charity of the Year partner for 2020. Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are the two most prevalent forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). These are lifelong diseases of the gut, caused by the immune system not working properly; they are painful, debilitating and...

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